Entries in 'piracy' (234)
With mass lay-offs, studios dropping like flies and mega-franchises imploding under our feet, it’s tempting to declare that there’s never been a worse time to get into video game development.
A US magistrate has given Sony the right to subpoena PayPal for the personal account details of PS3 hacker George 'geohotz' Hotz.
Even if hackers do succeed in circumventing the security measures included in Nintendo's 3DS handheld, there are indications that a nasty surprise lays in store for those who do.
Good Old Games has spoken against DRM, saying that some of the anti-piracy measures in use treat consumers like criminals.
In a fascinating statement at GDC's Indie Games Summit, the Swedish creator of indie PC hit Minecraft has lashed out at some of the 'myths' commonly perpetuated about games piracy.
Having enjoyed a tremendous launch in Japan over the weekend, Nintendo's 3DS has already received its first bit of bad news – hackers have got the R4 piracy device up ...
Sony is hiring new members for an anti-piracy team following a spate of PS3 hacking and security breaches.
Piracy in the PC games sector is in decline, according to the president of the PC Gaming Alliance.
Platform holder Sony has released an unequivocal statement claiming that it will slap a permanent PSN ban on anyone found guilty of using a USB device to circumvent system security.
A new report from US trade body the Entertainment Software Association has pointed the finger at five nations which it says account for over half of the world's illegal internet ...
With Sony pursuing legal avenues against famed PS3 hacker George 'Geohotz' Hotz, the bedroom coder has fought back in an unexpected way – by publishing a confrontational hip-hop piece ...
In what can only be described as one of the worst corporate Twitter faux pas' of recent times, comedy PlayStation executive-come-marketing character Kevin Butler has accidentally tweeted the PS3's root ...
Sony is taking its fight against PS3 piracy to new levels with a fresh drive to round up more hackers involved with security breaches of its PS3 console.
A Microsoft exec has claimed the only solution to piracy in the PC market is to embrace free-to-play downloadable games.
Call of Duty: Black Ops developer Treyarch has said that it has implemented a number of security measures it had already put in place in case of a potential hacking ...
Capcom is the latest publisher to experiment with always-on DRM – this time bringing the controversial security measure to its latest PSN release.
If December’s much-publicised gutting of the PlayStation 3’s security systems is proof of anything, it’s this: Where software is concerned, there is no such thing as an unpickable lock, and ...
George ‘geohot’ Hotz has been issued a temporary restraining order preventing him from distributing PS3 homebrew software.
An ongoing UK court case against 27 individuals accused of illegal file-sharing has been withdrawn by prosecuting lawyer Andrew Crossley after he claimed to have received threats.
UKIE has reported that pirated video games may have cost the industry around £1.5bn in sales last year.
Claims of a possible hack that threatens the security of the PlayStation Trophy system have emerged online.