If this is a sign of what gaming is coming to, then I’m very concerned about the next generation of consoles to hit the market. For those who have been keeping up with news regarding the Xbox One, you would know that its initial used games policies and DRM limitations have been revoked about a… Continue reading What do bizarre petitions say about gaming socially?
You might think that 2011 will be all about how the amazing the iPad 2 or iPhone 5 will be. However, this is nothing compared to what Hollywood has in store for all of us. The big movie studios are making great strides towards providing consumers with more access to movies and television shows than… Continue reading 2011: Hollywood Destroys Ownership. 2012: The World?
Fair use. If you buy a device and decide later to switch to a different one, should you be forced to buy the exact same media over again? Such was the case with the DRM-tainted Amazon Kindle… until now. The geniuses over at Too Smart Guys made a video showing us how to remove DRM… Continue reading How to Unswindle a Kindle: Removing DRM from Legally Purchased eBooks
The entertainment industry has embarked in an all-out war against piracy around the globe, with the hopes of scaring would-be pirates from illegally obtaining digital media. But if the likes of the MPAA and RIAA plans on sinking the ship that millions sail throughout the Internet, they should think again. The primary target for the… Continue reading Sorry RIAA, MPAA: The Pirate’s Boat Will Stay Afloat
I think we can all agree at this stage of gaming that DRM sucks. Doing little more than putting our paid-for content under lock and key, there have been some truly ludicrous implementations of DRM over the last couple years. I myself have pretty much turned exclusively to indie gaming as a result. Apparently, Blizzard… Continue reading Blizzard On DRM: “A Losing Battle[.net]”
Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a flawed concept, but content publishers are clinging to it as a means of maintaining control. Is it possible to maintain control of digital media in the internet age, and is the recent trend towards Software-as-a-Service just a new kind of DRM? Digital Rights Management and its proponents are fighting… Continue reading “Doing It All” Is The New DRM
Remember the ’90s? Remember when PC gaming was all the rage? All night Warcraft and Starcraft sessions until the sun came up. Computer hardware was improving at a blistering rate while games were constantly pushing the boundaries of modern computing power. Those days were amazing, and those days are long gone. The sad part is… Continue reading PC Game Industry Killing Itself, But Hope Remains