Redbox has a new video streaming app, but it won't work if your iOS device is jailbroken.
Software piracy is inevitable, and it's going to be around for a long as people keep on coming up with fun new games and charging money for 'em. Developers can either try to implement idiotic DRM in response, or they can embrace the pirates wholeheartedly and ask them to update their torrents with the latest version of the game.
Good news: Ubisoft has pledged to ditch it's awful, awful piracy-prevention measures that treated every paying customer like a pirate in disguise. The company will instead adopt a method that has PC players activate their game only once, and then enjoy playing freely after that, online or off.
Connecting your Xbox 360 to the Internet has always been an optional feature for gamers. A new rumor report claims that the next Xbox will require you to always be connected to the Internet — an attempt that would greatly...
Great news from Walmart: "it's time to unlock your DVDs America! The freedom* to watch your movies any time, any place is here!" *Please note that freedom only applies after paying $2-$5 per movie, requires a broadband Internet connection, and is limited to devices specified by Walmart. Have a nice day!
Want to know what a desperate last-ditch effort from a movie studio to hang on to an outdated business model looks like? Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group is about to try to convince you that instead of ripping or pirating your DVDs, you should go to a store and pay them to make you a DRM-encumbered copy that lives in Warner's cloud.
Ubisoft is responsible for some damn fine games. Unfortunately, the company is also responsible for just about the worst DRM solution imaginable to protect said great games on the PC, and because of the system in place, the only people who will be able to play the majority of Ubisoft's games on the platform next week will be the pirates. Good job, Ubi!
An anti-piracy company went and found themselves a pirated beta demo of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, added a crack and a few tweaks, and then released it into the wild of torrent sites. But it turns out that they weren't doing anything illegal, honest, it was all just a big "experiment."
Blizzard's VP of Online Technologies, Robert Bridenbecker, has waded into the hot water of the PR pool to try and quell the negative response to the game developer's decision to make Diablo 3 online-only. He says the company is surprised over the furor, and dropped a surprise of his own: piracy apparently didn't influence the decision.
In a move sure to be divisive, video game giant Blizzard announced that Diablo 3, the decade-later sequel in its popular dungeon hacking franchise, will require players to have a steady Internet connection to play. Read: no singleplayer for you unless you're online.