Entries in 'piracy' (241)
Sega has Steam activation compulsory for the next edition of Football Manager, after claiming that at least four fifths of the game’s players are using pirated copies.
The PC version of Ubisoft's Driver: San Francisco will require players to have a constant internet connection.
PC and Xbox 360 download hit Super Meat Boy may have been heavily pirated but the game’s developers say it isn’t a problem.
Sony president and CEO Sir Howard Stringer has claimed that the company was targeted by hackers because it was trying to protect its IP.
Sony's war on PS3 hacking looks close to be claiming its first scalp following the admission from Alexander Egorenkov that he expects to face a jail term.
The Premium Edition of The Witcher 2 supports the boxed PC market and deters piracy, says Namco Bandai.
The day-one premium edition – which is £34.99 – features a bundle ...
The US Copyright Group has been granted permission to subpoena ISPs for the details of users who have illegally downloaded movies via BitTorrent.
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.