Oculus backtracks on DRM, allows HTC Vive to play Rift games
Jun27

Oculus backtracks on DRM, allows HTC Vive to play Rift games

Oculus is backtracking on its commitment to DRM, and making the platform a little more open.

3DM may have cracked Denuvo afterall
Feb12

3DM may have cracked Denuvo afterall

Notorious cracking group 3DMmay have cracked Denuvo – after pledging to stay away from the scene for a year.

Video game piracy could be gone in two years, says prolific cracking group
Jan07

Video game piracy could be gone in two years, says prolific cracking group

Video game piracy could be a thing of the past in the near future, if anti-tampering software Denuvo stays ahead of the curve.

Sorry pirates, but it may be a while before you get to play Metal Gear Solid V
Sep01

Sorry pirates, but it may be a while before you get to play Metal Gear Solid V

Metal Gear Solid V is out today – even on PC, two weeks ahead of its original launch. Of course, that means some people will want to pirate it – but they may be waiting quite some time for a crack.

New Shovel Knight Amiibo is the only way to unlock co-op mode
Aug28

New Shovel Knight Amiibo is the only way to unlock co-op mode

Nintendo has finally confirmed that Shovel Knight is getting its own Amiibo, while continuing shady practices regarding physical DLC for its games.

Windows 10 won’t play games that use SafeDisc Or Securom DRM
Aug18

Windows 10 won’t play games that use SafeDisc Or Securom DRM

While Windows 10 does a good job of running most of your games and apps, some older titles that rely on draconian DRM won’t run.

Steam Refunds are being exploited, and developers are angry
Jun09

Steam Refunds are being exploited, and developers are angry

Steam’s refund policy has been a hit with consumers, but developers are taking the brunt of the poorly designed system.

Here are The Witcher 3’s achievements
Apr16

Here are The Witcher 3’s achievements

The Witcher 3 is coming in May. Here’s a look at the achievements and trophies you’ll be earning.

The Witcher 3 will take you 25 hours to finish…
Apr10

The Witcher 3 will take you 25 hours to finish…

…If you skip the dialogue and take the fastest routes through everything.

Preserving old games “will destroy the video game industry”
Apr09

Preserving old games “will destroy the video game industry”

Theer are archives and museums that want to keep older games playable as their servers get switched off. The ESA wants that to remain illegal.

EA’s got some extra DRM in Battlefield
Mar26

EA’s got some extra DRM in Battlefield

EA seems to be locking Battlefield games on PC to specific hardware. DRM gone wrong, or anti-cheating mechanics?

GTA V could have its own DRM on PC
Jan12

GTA V could have its own DRM on PC

Grand Theft Auto V is nearly on PC, but it looks like retail copies will give Steam’s DRM a skip.