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DRM lol of the day – Authors Guild upset with Kindle TextToSpeach

So Amazon launched it’s new Kindle 2.0 “e” book reader on monday.  The original device was intended to save the forests of the world by allowing us all to read our books off of a re-usable platform, vs the standard paperback, or in other words make Amazon a crapload of money by locking users into a proprietary […]

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GFWL STUPID – Fallout 3 expansion only available on Microsoft's Client

So I bought Fallout 3 around Xmas time.  I am only about 1/2 way thru and it has been a fun little experience.  The game is a post nuclear war apocalypse RPG/FPS – combining some of my favorite game genres.  I like FPS games with STORY.  This has it, it is good. So I have […]

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Blizzard's Diablo III will NOT have onerous DRM restrictions!

In an interview with Wired’s Game|Life blog, a VP from blizzard stated that the game will not have player-hating (haha I used that term in a proper form) Digital Rights Malware Management components installed. Instead of punishing loyal fans, and I am certainly a fan of Diablo, Blizzard has opted to keep the same verification […]

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Spore \\ A minor victory on the DRM front

EA is beginning to cave.  In a series of responses over the past week, EA has been addressing the demands of consumers. Apparantly they will be loosening the DRM restrictions. The head of the EA games division, Frank Gibeau, was quoted as saying something to the effect of  “The consumers don’t understand that we need […]

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Spore DRM nightmare continues – Limited Accounts

So there has been even more news on the Spore front this morning.  I have come close to completing the game, and will release my review once that has been accomplished.  I am in the midst of the Great war of Spodeification, so hopefully I will prevail soon. Anyway the news relating to Spore’s awful […]

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Spore – Selling a DRM nightmare with pretty packaging

Anybody who knows me well knows that I have been buzzing about Spore for the past months, waiting for its release yesterday. The new game by EA has such high potential to be cool, you are essentially master of the universe that exists in your PC. (more…)

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