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AM2R Developer Hired By Moon Studios, Working on Ori Sequel

And now, some good news. Readers might remember AM2R, a fan game rerelease that brought Metroid 2 off of the Game Boy and into modern times. It was extremely well received…

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Just Because it’s “Legally Allowed” Doesn’t Mean It’s Right

The Internet, video games, and technology as a whole has created a lot of interesting legal phenomenons. It seems every month there is a new major controversy concerning DMCA, web-based…

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Nintendo DMCAs AM2R Developer Personally

Nintendo continues their recent crusade against fangames this morning by ensuring that development for AM2R comes to a halt immediately. Project creator Milton “DoctorM64” Guasti posted to the game’s official website…

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[Updated] Nintendo DMCAs Game Jolt, Takes Down 500+ Fangames

UPDATE: Nintendo may have had reasons beyond pure IP protection for issuing this DMCA strike against Game Jolt. Looking into the issue, it seems that developers on Game Jolt get 30%…

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KekRaptor: Nintendo Making New Tech For IP Protection

Intellectual property is probably one of the most valuable assets available to human beings today, or at least you would think so given how rabidly people jump to defend and…

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AM2R Receives Update, Available to Download Again

After DoctorM64 completed and released Another Metroid II Remake and Nintendo subsequently took it down with a DMCA, a new update for AM2R released on the project’s website. The blog for AM2R lists a new set…

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[Updated] Nintendo Hits “AM2R” Metroid 2 Remake With DMCA

On August 6th, the long awaited fan-powered port of Metroid 2: Return of Samus hit the Internet, dubbed AM2R, Another Metroid 2 Remake. The remake was a massive undertaking by loyal fans…