Windows 10 Won't Run Games With These DRM Systems image
Windows 10 is finally rolling out to customers all over the world, but gamers should be aware of an issue affecting a small number of titles. Specifically, games that utilize SafeDisc or Securom DRM probably won’t run.
Ryan Winslett 2015-08-17
Microsoft Finally Addresses Games For Windows Live Situation image
I don't know if the response Microsoft is issuing regarding the Games For Windows Live shutdown rumors is comforting or scary, but there's a very vague PR response that the company issued in regards to “support” for Games For Windows Live.
William Usher 2014-06-21
PS4 DRM Video Is Trying To Go Viral image
The 57 second video is the result of what could be the precursor for World War III. The console wars have officially hit DEFCON 1, as fanboys the world around have come forward to participate.
William Usher 2014-03-30
Xbox One Disc-Based DRM Issues Are Due To Suspended Play, Says Xbox Support image
We've been chronicling a series of DRM issues happening with the Xbox One post-release. The system has already undergone quite a bit of criticism for its original policies, and even after the reversals the system still seems to hinge on some sort of DRM mechanism that Microsoft hasn't fully explained... until now.
William Usher 2014-01-16
Fallout 3 GFWL DRM Removed image
Just as a preamble: I haven't installed Fallout 3 to check this for myself, but the data shows that this has happened and there are first-hand reports indicating that yes, Bethesda has updated Fallout 3 and they have removed the Games For Windows Live DRM check-in.
William Usher 2014-01-04
Marvel Games Are Being Removed From Steam, PSN, Xbox Live image
It seems like there have been a lot of stories recently working against the concept of that “all-digital future” some companies have been touting. The most recent issue cropped up following the Deadpool game completely disappearing from digital store fronts like a kid flicking a booger from their nose.
William Usher 2014-01-01
Microsoft Addresses FGC's Xbox One DRM Concerns image
Microsoft has issued an official response regarding the actual incident involving Killer Instinct and the DRM scenario. We've had multiple organizers within the FGC scene come forward to attest that they've had problems with the DRM check for the Xbox One when trying to run Killer Instinct and Microsoft wants them to know that they're listening.
William Usher 2013-12-20
Microsoft: There Is No 24-Hour DRM Check-In For The Xbox One image
New information has surfaced following on the heels of the somewhat inflammatory news regarding a DRM check-in that occurred during a live-stream of a Killer Instinct tournament at the Queens college in New York. What's the new info? Microsoft gives their take... sort of.
William Usher 2013-12-18
Xbox One's 24 Hour Check-In DRM Returns During Killer Instinct Tournament image
Out of the blue moon one of the most surprising things happened: the Xbox One did a 180 on its 180 and started acting like its original self. By that, I mean that the console – during a live tournament that was being broadcast on Twitch – decided to stop during the middle of the game and ensure that those using the console were the proper owners of the content.
William Usher 2013-12-17
Witcher 3 Dev: DRM Is To Cover Publisher's Ass, Whole Industry Knows It Doesn't Work image
Oh finally, someone willing to speak truth about that deformed, ugly looking elephant in the room everyone walks in, stares at and asks why the heck it's always looming over them like Michael Jackson at a Boyscout campfire. CD Projekt RED's CEO Marcin Iwinski has come forward to drop a much-needed truth bomb on the whole ugly business of DRM.
William Usher 2013-11-13
PS4 Doesn't Block Used Games, Game Rentals image
A new last minute reputation management troll-rumor has surfaced online in an attempt to curb Sony's momentum leading up to their big launch later this week. What is the troll-rumor? Well, it's reiterating old material from the old Xbox One DRM mission days when Microsoft was sending rep managers door-to-door to sell rights-rape to you in the form of an “All Digital Future”. Sony's worldwide studios boss has come forward to clear up the rumor.
William Usher 2013-11-11
Microsoft Had A Year To Talk About Xbox One's DRM, So Why Didn't They? image
Those “cool features” that caused such a ruckus earlier this year after the Xbox One was originally announced back on May 21st... remember those? Well, in the same way that gamers haven't forgotten about them (even though the media mostly has) Microsoft hasn't forgotten about them either.
William Usher 2013-11-08
Steam's Offline Mode Was Designed To Be Indefinite, Says Valve image
So you know how there was this big thing over the Xbox One and it's original DRM policies, and how everyone supporting the system said that it wasn't that bad and that the policies were just like Steam, but better? And you know how everyone pointed to Steam's offline mode requiring a periodic check-in as being the same as the Xbox One's 24-hour check-in? Yeah well, they were wrong.
William Usher 2013-11-03
Witcher 3 Will Be DRM-Free  image
CD Projekt RED's CEO sent out some rather uplifting news for PC gamers the world around: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be DRM-free in all its incarnations, whether it be digital or boxed. Just to be absolutely certain about this news, there was an open letter let loose to the community to certify that CD Projekt is serious about being community-friendly.
William Usher 2013-10-31
Giveaway: Lilly Looking Through [Closed] image
Do you like games? Obviously, or else you wouldn't be wasting your time on this page. Do you like adventure titles? Perhaps, maybe that's why you're checking out this article for the point-and-click adventure game from Geeta Games called Lilly Looking Through. You like DRM-free gaming? Well, PC gamers wouldn't pirate games if they didn't like DRM-free games. Do you want a DRM-free copy of Lilly Looking Through? I think the answer to that is obvious.
William Usher 2013-10-25
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