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Gamers Turn to Piracy and Boycotting Efforts Against Activision

Gamers Turn to Piracy and Boycotting Efforts Against Activision 650°
294w ago - With the recent (very understandable) anger with Activision and their CEO Bobby Kotick over the company's seemingly callous and arrogant stance lately toward gamers, and even other companies, gamers are in the process of figuring out how to make their statement.

The obvious choice would be the boycott...
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Nintendo Cripples DS R4 Piracy Threat, eBay & Amazon Ban Carts

Nintendo Cripples DS R4 Piracy Threat, eBay & Amazon Ban Carts 350°
305w ago - In addition to the recent new protection being implemented on Nintendo DS games, now both eBay and Amazon have officially banned the sales of DS R4 flash carts.

As expected, Nintendo is pleased about this and has issued a brief comment as follows:

Nintendo is pleased with the co-operation it has received from both eBay...
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Piracy on PS3: Human Traits Explain Why it Has Not Happened

Piracy on PS3: Human Traits Explain Why it Has Not Happened 750°
306w ago - Piracy of computer games is something we have all come to live with over the years. It has been around nearly as long as the games themselves, even being blames for the collapse of some consoles way back in the day. The Commodore Amiga was one such console.

I was amazed when reading a really good article on video game piracy on a website to see that people who steal this stuff, or infringe copyright as they prefer to put it as they get...
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Combating R4 Piracy on the Nintendo DS, New Protection Used

Combating R4 Piracy on the Nintendo DS, New Protection Used 200°
307w ago - The CEO, Andrew Mclennan, of UK based Metaforic has lifted the lid slightly on a new method of protection for Nintendo DS games.

He noted that essentially the new protection will mean that each game is its own security system, and will take a very long time to hack.

The overall aim of the new protection is to make hacking a manual job and limit the chances of automating the hacking process.

To quote:...
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Sony: Piracy Has Taken a Big Chunk of Game Sales from PSP

Sony: Piracy Has Taken a Big Chunk of Game Sales from PSP 300°
310w ago - Sony's Peter Dille has revealed that PSP sales have been severely affected by piracy. Dille noted that piracy is no good for anyone in the gaming industry, and the data from BitTorrent sites on how many copies are being illegally downloaded is 'sickening'.

To quote: It certainly makes business sense for Sony to switch to digital distribution, but one of the motivating factors for the new-found focus on digital distribution may...
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