With the release of Serious Sam 3: BFE Croteam have revolutionized DRM, sending a giant pink scorpion to hound pirates unto the point fury, setting an example for the rest of the industry to follow.
It has been discovered that many EA Online Pass titles ship with codes that are only valid for twelve or eighteen months. EA pledges free replacement codes for anyone who can figure out how to go about getting one.
Mass Effect 3 and Batman: Arkham City are the latest AAA games to adopt Online Pass DRM technology. Batman: Arkham City sets a precedent by locking portions of the single player campaign.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is the latest PC title to adopt always on DRM in an all new implementation of the technology which sees physical copies of the title shipping without the whole game on disc. Series fans have responded with disquiet.
Ubisoft this week mislead PC gamers as to the type of DRM utilised in their new God Sim, From Dust. The game has also been exposed as being a sub-par port, the likes of which has not been seen since Resident Evil 4.
id Software is the latest in a long line of developers to criminalise used game consumers by using punitive DRM which will lock entire portions of the single-player experience to them. What does this herald for Skyrim?
Was Battlefield 3 forced from Steam? EA reveal that all versions of the game will only function through their Origin platform, casting significant doubt on their initial claims.
The War Against Piracy Rages On So you are a multimillion dollar corporation, creating video games and minding your own business, when suddenly, the pirates of the internet attack your ship and steal your booty. Of course, you want to do everything in your power to prevent this from happening again, so you assess what […]
‘Consoles are Like Condoms’ No, that is not to be taken as encouragement, put your pants back on and put down the console. Allods Online producer Vincent Douvier gave us that gem of a quote in a recent interview regarding PC versus console gaming. So how exactly is your 360 like a cock-balloon? “99.9% of […]