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Update May 5th 12:51: Xbox has acknowledged that the server outage problem is not completely fixed. In a tweet, the Xbox support team says it has

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The reveal of Dying Light 2 Denuvo DRM less than a week before the game's launch has upset some gamers, resulting in a torrent of complaints on

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Recently, there have been a growing number of complaints from PC owners of Tron: Evolution, a game that was once available on the Steam store but has

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Today, GOG.COM has re-released Synergistic Software's Diablo: Hellfire expansion to Blizzard Entertainment's Diablo. It comes free for current owners

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Update: A new update from Square Enix has resolved the issue. Original Story continues below It's rare that you see an online requirement being added

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The folks over at GOG are on a righteous crusade. Their new initiative, FCK DRM, aims to educate consumers about the DRM (digital rights management)


Arc System Works announced its official guidelines for streaming BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle and many streamers aren’t happy with the restrictions.


Sony has filed a patent which proposes the use of blockchain technology as a way to supplement or replace DRM (digital rights management) in games

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In an almost unprecedented move, Katsuhiro Harada, the longtime producer and director of the Tekken series, has posted some messages on Twitter


The infamous anti-piracy and anti-cheat company Denuvo has been purchased by Irdeto. Irdeto is a Dutch company that provides similar security

Lost Planet 2 Games for Windows Live

Games for Windows Live has been officially dead for more than three years with, with support for Microsoft's first attempt at a PC gaming platform

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Mass Effect: Andromeda received patch 1.09 recently, which brought about a bunch of fixes to the game and continued to improve the game's facial


According to a post on Russian forum RSDN, Denuvo - creators of one of the currently most prolific anti-piracy software in video gaming - have been

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The indie stealth adventure game 2Dark has removed the Denuvo DRM from their game following a deluge of complaints according to a statement from

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The newest version of the controversial one-stop Digital Rights Management solution Denuvo has already been cracked by crackers. The game using this


Anti-piracy solution Denuvo was, until recently, a very viable option to bar pirates from playing illegally downloaded games. After it was first used

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Digital Rights Managment (DRM) is a contentious subject around games, and of the current DRM solutions commonly used, perhaps none is more so than

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We recently reported on the fact that the encryption on Forza Horizon 3 and Halo 5: Forge on PC had their DRM decrypted very quickly. However, the

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Update: If you want to learn more about this situation, we had a talk with Atari1337 who did some of the decryption, using a tool created by Infogram

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation(EFF) has petitioned the FTC to introduce labeling rules which would require retailers to warn consumers if

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No seriously, it's not that hard. Look, I'm one to talk, I haven't actually had any experience in the field of Game Development. Sure, I've got a

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In response to draconian laws that forbid DRM circumvention, the EFF petitioned the Librarian of Congress to allow certain exemptions for fair use

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Trade officials representing the twelve countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership have reached a final agreement. However, these negotiations were

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Based on a translation of a German interview first done by Rock Paper Shotgun, it seems that DRM has struck again with stopping legitimate copies of

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Update #2: After being in contact with a Capcom PR representative, and making them aware of the situation, I've been informed today that an issue

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PC Gamers and Digital Rights Management, more commonly known as DRM, have rarely gotten along. Often touted as an anti-piracy measure, most gamers

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And so, the year of 2014 has come to pass. Happy New Year to all you lovely readers! Did any of you make any New Year's resolutions? I did. " I shall


Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a subject that is often glossed over in what some would call the "mainstream gaming media". In order to protect