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Rime removes Denuvo DRM

Denuvo’s time as the shining light of PC piracy protection seems to be over. Developer TequilaWorks has released an update to remove the DRM from the PC version of Rime after it was cracked within five days of being released. That’s the same amount of time it took for hackers …

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Inside and Doom drop Denuvo DRM

Pioneering PC piracy software Denuvo has been removed from both indie platformer Inside and FPS giant Doom. However, Kotaku reports that there is nothing sinister behind the motivation to strip the tech from these games. Instead, the move was made simply because Denuvo succeeded in keeping the titles safe from …

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Denuvo on fighting the war against piracy

The start of 2016 was rather positive for anti-piracy specialists Denuvo. The firm’s anti-tampering technology, which had been used on the likes of Just Cause 3, Lords of the Fallen and recent FIFA titles, was deemed so potent that in January, notorious Chinese cracking forum 3DM said that in two …

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Sega Saturn’s DRM cracked after 22 years

The Sega Saturn was first released in Japan in November 1994. Now, in July 2016, the console’s piracy protection has finally been cracked. Boo and hiss, you may shout, but this may well be one of those rare instances where breaking through a DRM barrier is a good thing. You …

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Hacker claims to have cracked Denuvo DRM

The current king of PC games security is looking a little less secure on its throne. Denuvo currently boasts a superb security record, with plenty of titles remaining uncracked and safe from the grip of piracy. So revolutionary has the system been that it has even forced some pirates to …

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GOG Connect syncs with your Steam library

PC users are now able to link their Steam and GOG accounts and potentially grab some DRM-free games. GOG has announced GOG Connect. Available via its website, it allows users who are logged in to then sign in again via their Steam account. GOG will their scan their library for …

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Quantum Break forces eyepatch onto pirates and those not logged into Windows Store

Remedy has repeated its comedy anti-piracy measure from Alan Wake in recent PC release Quantum Break. Should the game decide that you’re a pirate, lead character Jack Joyce suddenly dons a very fetching eyepatch, complete with a skull and crossbones motif. Which isn’t that severe a punishment, but will likely …

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