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The Sims 4 'glitch' is inadvertently exposing pirates

The Sims 4 'glitch' is inadvertently exposing pirates

A ‘glitch’ designed to hamper the experience of those who have pirated The Sims 4 has caught a lot of people out online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:55AM in News
Modders demonstrate successful Wii U Mario Kart 8 hack

Modders demonstrate successful Wii U Mario Kart 8 hack

The security of Nintendo’s Wii U appears to have been compromised.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2014 at 1:01PM in News
Game of Thrones series 4 finale sets new online piracy record

Game of Thrones series 4 finale sets new online piracy record

Last night's series four finale of Game of Thrones has set a new record for illegal downloads.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 17th 2014 at 11:06AM in News

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Wolfenstein: The New Order illegally downloaded over 100,000 times

Wolfenstein: The New Order illegally downloaded over 100,000 times

It’s a big hit with legitimate shoppers, but it seems that the new Wolfenstein was popular with pirates, too.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2014 at 2:27PM in News
Deal struck for online piracy warning letters in UK

Deal struck for online piracy warning letters in UK

A rather archaic sounding deal between the entertainment industry and ISPs has been struck that will see warning letters sent to those suspected of piracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 9:10AM in News
Square Enix: DRM boosts profit, will be essential for the foreseeable future

Square Enix: DRM boosts profit, will be essential for the foreseeable future

An American Square Enix exec has insisted that the consumer backlash against DRM will not prevent its ongoing implementation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 4:16PM in News
3DS flash card accused of bricking systems

3DS flash card accused of bricking systems

Users who have attempted to use a specific 3DS flash card device have been left with a permanently broken console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 2:43PM in News

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Football Manager merchandise can offset piracy loss

Football Manager merchandise can offset piracy loss

Football Manager clothing can help Sports Interactive make money in markets where it does not sell any games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 4th 2013 at 12:49PM in News
The Pirate Bay launches censorship-bypassing web browser

The Pirate Bay launches censorship-bypassing web browser

UK residents are now able to access The Pirate Bay using a dedicated web browser designed by the controversial organisation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2013 at 1:58PM in News
UPDATED: GAME actively promoting Ouya's SNES emulation

UPDATED: GAME actively promoting Ouya's SNES emulation

Retailer GAME has chosen to highlight Ouya’s emulation functionality as part of its promotion for the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 12:35PM in News
New Intellectual Property Crime Unit to clamp down on piracy

New Intellectual Property Crime Unit to clamp down on piracy

In what is being described as “an innovative new strategy”, a new Intellectual Property Crime Unit has been formed to help fight UK piracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2013 at 9:38AM in News