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GTA: Vice City Pulled From Steam Over Copyright Claim

GTA: Vice City Pulled From Steam Over Copyright Claim When it comes to popular music and video games there’s always going to be some issues involving licensing. After all, different tracks are produced and licensed by different companies, and while it might be more convenient to have one artist provide all the songs for a game, that would get a little...
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EA Games On Wii U To Require Origin Accounts

EA Games On Wii U To Require Origin Accounts One of the problems with EA is the fact that even if you’re playing one of their games on a console you’re required to sign into an Origin account if you want to play online. It’s another authentication step that just gets in the way between you and your game, and is really just a way for...
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Curse NA and Dignitas Disqualified in MLG Summer Championship.

Curse NA and Dignitas Disqualified in MLG Summer Championship. As of yesterday MLG released a statement disqualifying two of the top teams in the MLG League of Legends tournament this summer. As a result there is no 1st or 2nd Place finishes for the summer tournament. MLG posted this announcement on their site: “MLG regrets to announce that we will not be awarding...
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Ubisoft Claims 95% Piracy Rate On Their PC Titles

Ubisoft Claims 95% Piracy Rate On Their PC Titles Ubisoft isn’t doing itself any favors when it comes to explaining why it needs its draconian DRM. In an interview with GamesIndustry International, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot revealed that around 7 percent of people who play their F2P games ever end up actually purchasing any premium content....
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Uplay Does Not Have A Rootkit, Claims Ubisoft

Uplay Does Not Have A Rootkit, Claims Ubisoft Yesterday we told you about another problem in the Ubisoft DRM model, where it was revealed that due to a bad browser plug-in from their Uplay service could leave your computer vulnerable to attack, where it gave an attacker the ability to make your computer run any sort of executable that they wanted. The...
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Notch And Mojang Being Sued For Patent Infringement

Notch And Mojang Being Sued For Patent Infringement Saturday morning Minecraft creator “Notch” had a bit of an unexpected surprise waiting for him in his email. He found out that he was being sued by Uniloc for patent infringement because of the way that Mojang prevents unauthorized access to data on a device. It gets ridiculous, though, when you...
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Sony Patents In Game Commercials

Sony Patents In Game Commercials You know what’s great about video games? The fact that when you’re playing a game, you don’t have the game stop every 10 minutes or so to watch some crummy commercial. That’s why it was a bit disturbing to see that Sony entertainment has filed a patent that stops the game to play...
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Capcom Decides On-Disc DLC Might Not Be Such A Good Idea After All

Capcom Decides On-Disc DLC Might Not Be Such A Good Idea After All People were mad when they found out that Street Fighter X Tekken had 12 finished characters on the disc for the game that could only be accessed as paid DLC. They were furious when a spokesperson for the company said that “there is effectively no distinction” between DLC being on the disc and...
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