Entries in 'piracy' (32)
The Witcher 3 has sold nearly 10m copies and launched on PC without any in-built anti-piracy measures. Which should tell you something, Marcin Iwinski argues.
The Sega Saturn was first released in Japan in November 1994. Now, in July 2016, the console’s piracy protection has finally been cracked.
The current king of PC games security is looking a little less secure on its throne.
Remedy has repeated its comedy anti-piracy measure from Alan Wake in recent PC release Quantum Break.
TinyBuild’s new game Punch Club has garnered its fair share of headlines since it debuted in January.
TinyBuild has condemned the use of DRM to stop illegal downloading, despite its latest game being heavily pirated.
Indie publisher TinyBuild has revealed that Punch Club has sold 300,000 units, as well as some alarming information about the degree to which the game has been pirated.
One of the largest Chinese piracy groups has said that it has stopped cracking single-player PC games.
Jonathan Blow’s second title The Witness is on track for a Braid-smashing week-one sales performance.
Nintendo has successfully taken an Italian seller of devices designed to allow pirated games to run to court – and won.
Agreeing to Windows 10’s End User Licence Agreement gives the software the right to automatically disable pirated games from a user’s computer or phone.
A new piracy scare has hit Nintendo’s 3DS.
While the PS4’s security systems have not yet been cracked, some retailers in South America have found a working method of selling copied games for the machine.
PC games publisher Paradox has said that it has a simple strategy to combat those who wish to pirate its PC mega-hit.
Valve appears to be automatically monitoring the blocking the content of some Steam chat.
Despite Polish consumers spending more on games purchases than the rest of Eastern Europe, the country’s games retail industry remains afflicted by rampant piracy.
The co-creator of Hotline Miami 2 has told Australian fans to bypass their country’s banning of the game by pirating it.
Developer Ustwo has highlighted the piracy problem that continues to blight Android gaming.
PC gamers complaining about the lack of a specific function in the PC version of Far Cry 4 have been revealed to be pirates.
A new search algorithm implemented by Google last week has seen the traffic on some major torrent sites more than halve.
A ‘glitch’ designed to hamper the experience of those who have pirated The Sims 4 has caught a lot of people out online.
The security of Nintendo’s Wii U appears to have been compromised.
Last night's series four finale of Game of Thrones has set a new record for illegal downloads.
It’s a big hit with legitimate shoppers, but it seems that the new Wolfenstein was popular with pirates, too.