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Industry-News, Microsoft, News, Xbox One
Xbox One Changes: Disc Sharing Returns, Family Plan Departs

More information continues to be revealed about the Xbox One’s future feature set due to today’s changes. In an interview more…

Features, Kinect, Microsoft, News, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Xbox One-Eighty: Microsoft Regional/Used Game Restrictions & Online Requirements Reversed

Following a harsh backlash from the video gaming community, Microsoft has decided to step back from their online connectivity more…

Features, News, PC
Origin Hides Behind Policy: No Refunds for SimCity Digital Download Customers

Looking for a refund on your SimCity digital purchase from the EA powered Origin service? Well, according to the more…

News, PC, Role Playing Game
Blizzard Comes Clean About the DRM Component in Diablo III’s “Always Online” System

Since the game launched in May, we have written extensively about the trials and tribulations of Blizzard’s Diablo III. The more…

News, PC
The Heads Of GOG And CD Projekt Weigh In On DRM And Piracy Debate

The whole video game piracy and Digital Rights Management (DRM) debate is rather interesting to watch. In one corner, you more…

News, PC, Simulation
New SimCity DRM To Require Internet Connection To Launch Single-Player Mode

New details regarding the upcoming release of SimCity, a modern reboot of the classic city-building simulator, are emerging and more…

News, Steam
Good Old Games Shortens Its Title But Expands Its Content

  In a move that likely means more than simply trimming a few extra letters, popular downloadable gaming site Good more…

Editorials, Features, News, PC
Dear Video Game Industry, DRM Doesn’t Have to be Awful

My stance on DRM has always been a simple one—I don’t like it. I find most current forms of anti-piracy methods to be more…

Driving, Internet Games, News, PC, Strategy
Ubisoft’s PC DRM Leaves Anno 2070 and Driver: San Francisco Unplayable

Ubisoft recently performed a server switch which led to some of its games being rendered unplayable (to paying customers more…

First Person Shooter, News, PC
If You Pirate Serious Sam 3, Croteam Will Kill You (In Game)

The DRM (Digital Rights Management) in most games forces players to be online and such, but not Serious Sam 3. Instead, the more…

MMO, News, PC, Steam
EA’s Origin Not Required For The Old Republic

Origin, EA’s “new” download service (and I say new dubiously, as the software is simply a re-wrapped version of the original more…

MMO, News, PC, Real Time Strategy, Role Playing Game, Video
This Fat Dude Is Pretty Pissed At Blizzard…

As you may have heard, Diablo III is going to see some interesting changes to the franchise that include things like always more…

Features, Mac, News, PC, Role Playing Game
Diablo III Cannot Be Played Offline

As an avid PC gamer, nothing makes my brows drop into the snarl of a rage face like ridiculous digital rights management on more…

Driving, News, PC
Driver San Francisco on PC to Require a Constant Internet Connection

Oh my. Ubisoft have announced through Driver’s official Twitter account that the next installment of the Driver franchise more…

Features, First Person Shooter, News, PC
PC Version of Bulletstorm Requires Persistent Internet Connection (Or Maybe Not?)

UPDATE:  Apparently you won’t need a persistent internet connection to play – only to install and play online.  People Can more…