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Fortnite preparing to shiver your timbers in new season

Epic Games has dropped a tweet hinting at the upcoming new season in their licence-to-print-dollar battle royale phenomenon, Fortnite. And it looks like Ramirez and friends might be getting set to walk the plank...The super-cryptic teaser m...

 
 
 
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Bootleg Star Fox 2 SNES carts already for sale online

Hope you're all enjoying your SNES Classics, that I'm not-at-all jealous and bitter of. I wonder how many of you right now have leapt straight into the unreleased flying-furry sequel, Star Fox 2?Well, several folk have not only leapt straig...

 
 
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Mass Effect: Andromeda warps away from Denuvo in latest patch

On July 6, BioWare released a new update for the PC version of Mass Effect: Andromeda. The release notes at the time indicated that the patch was going to focus primarily on improving facial animations and stability, along with numerous oth...

 
 
 
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Duke Grabowski is my kind of SCUMM

Allow me to introduce you to Duke Grabowski, mighty pirate. He's a lunkheaded, musclebound mouth-breather who used Int as his dump stat, and prefers punching to talking his way out of problems. He's also the protagonist in his own game...

 
 
 
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Oculus piracy 'fix' actually makes it easier

Oculus Rift’s most recent anti-piracy update has only served to make piracy on the VR headset easier.  The new update for the Oculus Rift hardware had intended to curb piracy, directly targeting the Revive mod which enables gamer...

 
 
 
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Diablo pirate pays up in person 19 years later

In a much more tender (than poop-suicide) end to the Game Developers Conference, at today's post-mortem talk on the first Diablo, writer Shivam Bhatt stepped up during the Q&A session of the talk to apologize to Diablo creator David Bre...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Pokemon on PlayStation? With hacks, anything is possible!

Hacking group "Fail0verflow" -- the same group that hacked the PS3 five years ago -- has taken advantage of an exploit in the PlayStation 4 to start messing about under its knickers, which is to say I myself know little about hacking and i...

 
 
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Windows 10 has killed SecuROM and SafeDisc DRM

Back in the days before Steam, Origin, or uPlay, the infamous SecuROM and SafeDisc were two of the primary types of DRM developers could use. In the name of “preventing piracy” (read as “preventing perceived lost profits b...

 
 
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Windows 10 can disable your pirated games

Now, I know this won't be of any importance to any of Destructoid's super well-behaved readership, but let's say for argument's sake some of you pirate games on PC. Well, you might want to be aware of some info in the Microsoft Services EUL...

 
 
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PS4 hacked and games pirated in Brazil

Brazil is known for its blatant piracy, with over 50 percent of software there being pirated. So it should come as no surprise that some electronic stores are offering to install 10 pirated games on customers PS4s for the equivalent of $100...

 
 
 
 
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Starbound dev working on a much needed pirate game

Never enough good pirate games. Risen? No. Black Flag? Stop.  Chucklefish, developer of Starbound and publisher of Risk of Rain and other good stuff, has announced its new game, Wayward Tide. The top down, piratical action ga...

 
 
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Europe's court: Nintendo's anti-piracy tech is lawful

The highest court in the EU, The Court of Justice of the European Union, says that Nintendo's anti-piracy product security is lawful. The decision was handed down today for the current running PC Box case in Milan. While the case has yet to...

 
 
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Sup Holmes ravages and savages with Crazy Viking Studios

This week on Sup Holmes we close up Adult Swimember with Kristofor Durrschmidt (Crazy Viking Studios) of Volgarr the Viking fame. We'll be talking Kris about what drove him to create the greatest Rastan game never made, what he makes of the...

 
 




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