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IEEE Working on Alternative DRM Approach

Technology Review has a piece covering some shifting in the industries understanding and application of DRM; namely that the days of railroading customers with products that won’t work and then not offer refunds will hopefully come to pass in the coming years. Ferdinand Schober, grad student previously at Microsoft who worked on the Halo and […]

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Assassin’s Creed Fans Everywhere Scream with Rage

Patrice Désilets, the creative genius behind the Assassin’s Creed franchise has left Ubisoft over rumored creative differences — more specifically, Ubisoft wanting to turn the game into a yearly episodic/franchise and Patrice wanting to continue with the world-wide-epic-adventure spanning centuries released every couple of years as new Assassin’s Creed titles. Goddamnit Ubisoft… seriously, goddamnit. I […]

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Ubisoft's New Draconian DRM Kills Gaming all Weekend

Previously we’ve written about the new DRM that Ubisoft has developed in-house that requires a 24/7, uninterrupted internet connection (not even for a modem reboot or lost sync) to the master Ubisoft DRM servers. At the time there was a lot of speculation about “What if your modem reboots?” or “What if Ubisoft’s DRM server […]

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Haze (PS3) is Garbage

Haze (PS3) is Garbage

Just got done installing (1.4 GB) and playing the PS3’s Haze demo and I have this to say about it: It’s utter and complete garbage. The graphics are horrible, possibly on part with Halo 2, but even that is a crap-shoot. They more accurately remind me of how the Gears of War levels look briefly […]

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