The Daily Hotness: Chinese copyright law

Sure, the People’s Republic of China may fail to protect foreign intellectual properties. Some of China’s biggest industries may knowingly, brazenly infringe upon copyrighted material. But can we really argue with the results? 

Today, The DTOID Show discussed the co-op for the FPS Syndicate, Sophie Prell looked at sexism in videogames through the lens of Skyrim, we called out for blogs on mobility, and more!

Destructoid Original:
The DTOID Show: Syndicate co-op impressions part one
Podtoid records a thing, ask things for the thing!
Retronator has pixelated and time-lapsed The DTOID Show!
Studying sexism with Skyrim — Fus Ro Va! Gina!
Demo Jimpressions: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
Live show: SoulCalibur V CE unboxing on Mash Tactics

Community:

Community blogs of 1/17
Forum thread of the day: Destructoid Community Album Volume 3 – Sign Ups
Bloggers Wanted: Mobility

Events:
Rockage celebrating retro gaming & indie music in NorCal

News:
Syndicate hits Good Old Games this Thursday
ESA spent $190,000 to support PIPA lobbyists
Red 5 founds League For Gamers, a true advocacy group
Ubisoft DRM allegedly blocking new computer hardware
AMY dev claims its game is just ‘hard’ instead of ‘crap’
Double Fine Happy Action Theater gears up for Feb. 1
Hudson is officially dead on March 1, 2012
ESRB rating hints at Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet PC
Starhawk takes off May 8, PS Plus beta now open
Rockstar is holding back Max Payne 3 until May
No, really: An Ong-Bak videogame is in the works

Media:

The return of Mr. Angry Eyes, Kid Icarus edition
Mortal Kombat is coming to PS Vita
New deets and screens for Pokemon + Nobunaga’s Ambition
Take over these new Syndicate screens and co-op trailer
.hack finally teases us with some new screen shots
Guns meet swords in SHOGUN 2 – Fall of the Samurai
Super Mario Crossover 2.0 breaks the generation barrier
Star Trek Online is now free and the Ferengi are dismayed
‘Fenix Rising’ map pack for Gears of War 3 out now
GenkiBowl VII has begun!
Street Fighter X Tekken character reveal JACKPOT WAD
Rocksmith ‘Rock Hits 60’s-70’s’ available to download now

Steven Hansen