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Dying Light The Following Comes To GOG

Dying Light features you playing in the city of Haran, overrun by zombies, with a few safe havens separating the masses from the threat. In order to stay alive ‘runners’ do just as they are called,…

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Sony Hack Revealed New Blu-Ray Protection Details

When it comes to digital content, companies both love and hate the ease at which they and others can copy and distribute content, with everything from your favourite games to the latest movies being stored in memory…

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Far Cry: Primal And Rise of the Tomb Raider to Use Denuvo

Major publishers have attempted to curb piracy on the PC platform by implementing various forms of Digital Rights Management including SecuROM, TAGES, Games For Windows Live, Rockstar Social Club and many more! In reality, all this…

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Pirates State That Cracking PC Games Is Getting Too Difficult

2016 is a big year all around, with new movies and games being released, people are going to be busy buying the latest in their collections. Not everyone does this, some watch movies online before they…

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Steam Adds the Option to Permanently Delete Games from your Library

There’s always that one game in your Steam library. Whether you got it on sale thinking it would be good for the price, as a joke with you racking up hundreds of hours on it only…

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TPP Could Outlaw Jailbreaking Smartphones

By now, most people will have heard the many ways in which the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement between Australia, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, United States, Vietnam, Chile, Brunei, Singapore, and New Zealand, will restrict…

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GOG Halloween Sale Begins! Days Of Deals Up To 80% Off

Halloween is less than a week away and with sales and GOG are no stranger to sales and deals. For less than 4 days games are available for up to 80% off, so why not see…

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It’s Now Legal to Bypass DRM Once The Servers Have Been Closed

Many video game publishers have implemented various forms Digital Rights Management into major titles from Games for Windows Live to SecuROM. These are designed to reduce piracy rates and delay the time it takes for a…

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Online Digital JPEG images May Soon Be Subject To DRM

Oh what fresh hell is this? If you thought the pitfalls of DRM (Digital Rights Management) had finally dawned on the tech industry, then well no, no it has not. Considering an initiative which has been launched…

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New Windows Update Disables Safedisc DRM

Microsoft made a lot of people mad last month when it disabled support for Safedisc and certain versions of Securom DRMs in Windows 10, which made hundreds of older PC games unplayable, short of downloading no-CD…

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Microsoft Kills Support For Ageing DRMs with Windows 10

Windows 10 has been officially released for a while now and it still draws headlines for various reasons. Sometimes they aren’t the best, but mostly the release has been positive and well received. For the biggest…

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We May Not See a PC Release for Rock Band 4 and Here’s Why

We saw Rock Band 4 being announced for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 earlier this year, but how about the PC? We haven’t received any official announcements for the latter platform, up until now that is.…

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Malware is Everywhere Warns Linux Inventor

The man who developed the GNU operating system, better known as Linux, has warned computer users that malware is not just viruses, and that it pervades every form or modern software, from freeware to game, and…

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Firefox Users Can Now Stream Netflix Without a Plugin

Firefox users will no longer be required to download the Microsoft Silverlight plugin if they are wanting to watch Netflix through their browsers. The newest version of Firefox integrates Adobe Content Decryption Module (CDM), which is…

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GOG’s Steam Rival Goes Live Today

The wonderful online digital game store Good Old Games (GOG) is launching its own digital game distribution platform to rival Steam and EA’s Origin. GOG Galaxy goes live today, and a beta version of the client…

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GOG.com DRM-Free Games Big Winter Sale Ends Tomorrow

GOG.com, a website famous for its DRM-Free content, has its big winter sale on at the moment, with only 20 hours before it’s over. There are some massive savings on bundles covering a whole host of…

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Lawsuit Against iPod DRM Set to Collapse

The highly publicised trial against Apple this week, that accuses them of unfairly restricting competition by limiting iPods to use music only downloaded from the iTunes Store, is set to collapse according to the BBC. Apparently, the plaintiffs…

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The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection Comes Bundled with SecuROM

EA have released the full collection of the beloved Sims 2 and decided to give the full package away to anyone who had the base game on their Origin account. Because of the popularity of this…

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Magicka Developer Paradox Speaks Out Against The Use of Video Game DRM

Paradox Interactive CEO Fredrik Wester thinks digital rights management (DRM) technology can be a headache, admitting his studio doesn’t want to put up roadblocks to keep gamers from purchasing new titles. It’s a difficult decision for…

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Ubisoft: DRM Can’t Stop Piracy – No S**t Sherlock

It seems that after a long period of “braindeadism” game publishers are finally waking up to the fact that DRM does not stop piracy. DRM is no barrier to piracy, skilled “game pirates” like Skidrow, Reloaded, Razor1911, Codex and…

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Removing DRM Can Lead To Boosts In Music Sales

According to researcher Laurina Zhang from the University of Toronto, it is more profitable to sell music online without digital rights management protection. Higher revenue would benefit both the record labels and artists in addition to…

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Ubisoft Scraps Uplay Online Pass System, Assassin’s Creed 4 Was The Catalyst

After dissent from Assassin’s Creed 4 fans and players, Ubisoft have decided to officially scrap the Uplay Passport code requirement to access to online aspect of Assassin’s Creed 4, called Edward’s Fleet. Previously gamers would need to…

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No DRM For The PC Version Of The Upcoming Sequel – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

CD Projekt Red’s Co-founder and Joint CEO, Marcin Iwinski, has stated that even though they have played with it in the past, their upcoming title, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, will not contain DRM of any…

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Unactivated Windows 8.1 Blocks Some Features

Softpedia report that Microsoft is taking a minor stance against unactivated copies of Windows 8.1. To encourage users to opt for fully licensed versions, now that they are available to buy, Microsoft will limit the functionality…

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Humble Android Bundle 6 Now Available

Humble Bundle has been non-stop recently, bringing us one bundle after another. Bringing us their 6th Android Bundle, giving us the opportunity to get 6 games for one low price, games for Android, Windows, Mac and…

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Xbox Live Account Ban Will Result In Losing Access To All Your Xbox One Games

Edit: Xbox Live’s Major Nelson has answered the question “if someone is banned their fault or not will they lose access to the games they purchased?” by responding “absolutely not you will always have access to…

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PlayStation 4 Will Not Be Region Locked Says Sony

A Sony representative, Brad Douglas, has recently confirmed on Twitter that the PlayStation 4 will not have region-locking DRM enabled. This means owners can play games that weren’t bought in their geographical region, which opens up…