Entries in 'piracy' (239)
Eircom, Ireland’s largest internet service provider, has rolled out the implementation of its ‘three strikes and you’re out’ policy on illegal internet file sharing.
Epic Games has cited piracy as the key explanation behind group’s transformation from dedicated PC development to console-focused work.
A British sports star has become possibly the highest profile name ever to be jailed for the piracy of video games.
The European Commission has revealed details of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), which is designed to help combat piracy.
Revolution Software’s Charles Cecil has claimed that the rampant piracy currently testing the industry is the natural consequence of gaming’s current business and distribution model.
Measuring the true scale of the impact of software piracy is a tough task, but Nintendo has said that illicit copying of DS titles is to blame for a near ...
Piracy is bad and you shouldn’t do it. You don’t agree? Well, here’s another reason not to pirate games – your illicit midnight online porn habit could be exposed to ...
Major Japanese retailers are once again stocking the notorious R4 card, despite the device being banned from sale last year.
Rampant piracy is the real reason for GTA: Chinatown Wars’ slow sales according to Take-Two CEO Ben Feder.
One of the world’s most recognised hackers has claimed to have developed a method to ‘crack’ the Apple iPad – weeks before the device even arrives at retail.
EA has had to endure a weekend of complaints following several reports that PC gamers trying to play recent release Command & Conquer 4 have been plagued with problems relating ...
The chief executive of British Telecom has slammed proposals included in the Digital Economy Bill that will grant authorities the power to disconnect file-sharers from the internet.
The video games industry is well ahead of music and DVD when it comes to combating IP theft, says trade body ELSPA.
Having already been forced to defend its controversial new PC DRM to the hilt, Ubisoft this weekend has faced a fresh backlash from gamers after a technical problem prevented owners ...
A solution is on the way for the ongoing piracy challenge that Sony believes is the platform’s “biggest problem” – that’s the claim of SCEA’s senior VP of publisher relations ...
The contentious copy-protection method that will require all Ubisoft PC titles to be constantly connected to the web is crucial for fighting piracy, the publisher says.
With Sony and EA recently unveiling bold new moves to counter what publishers see as the threat posed by the pre-owned market, Nintendo has refused to rule out taking similar ...
Nintendo is celebrating another victory in the war against the R4 card with news that an Australian distributor has been heavily fined for selling the device.
An Australian man who uploaded an illegal copy of New Super Mario Bros Wii to the internet before the game went on sale has agreed to pay Nintendo $1.3m in ...
In a move to try and quell the ongoing piracy problem on PC, Ubisoft will require players of a selection of its future PC titles to have a constant connection ...
PS3’s days as a piracy-free platform are under threat with the news that famed hacker George Hotz has publicly released the details of the exploit he uncovered over the weekend.
A hacker who made his name by being the first to break Apple’s iPhone 3.0 firmware is claiming to have been the first to hack Sony’s until-now piracy free PS3.