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Digital distribution in games: a code of conduct for publishers

Downloadable games are the future, with convenience being the key. However, some publishers are getting in the way of this, either through byzantine requirements or missing sales opportunities. We look at the top 10 ways publishers can keep users happy.

By June 30, 2010


How to get DRM-free PC games: Just wait

PC game digital rights management is getting more stringent, but one of the ways to play without it is to be patient. Or at least history tells us so.

By March 16, 2010


EA to offer 'Spore' DRM-free

It will be one of several titles distributed via Valve's Steam platform. The move is likely to win EA points with gamers.

By December 22, 2008


DMCA exemptions desired to hack iPhones, DVDs

Public-interest groups are asking the U.S. Copyright Office to allow the reverse engineering of DRM in iPhones, DVDs, video games, and music and video services.

By December 3, 2008


EA hit with class action suit over 'Spore'

Class action lawsuit is filed against Electronic Arts for allegedly failing to inform consumers of a copy protection program that came along with Spore.

By September 24, 2008


Report: Gamers angry at DRM system from EA

PC gamers say the new digital rights management system is onerous and inconvenient, and makes them feel like the company is watching over their shoulders.

By May 8, 2008


EA relents on cumbersome DRM for new PC games

EA gives up on clunky DRM.

By May 9, 2008


Buzz Out Loud 721: Copy an MP3, lose your house

It's scary legal day today between the Pro-IP act and the Los Angeles County copyright laws.

By May 9, 2008