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Well, this is just hysterical. Posting on the Batman: Arkham Asylum PC forums, user "Cheshirec_the_cat" complained that Batman's glide wasn't working in a certain section of the game, leading to his death by poisonous gas. Before long, Eidos moderator Keir informed him that he had actually stumble...

September 10th 2009 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Though piracy -- the hearty, swashbuckling kind -- is currently running rampant on Steam, Valve boss Gabe Newell is unconcerned by the contemptible scourge of the C:\. "We don't really worry about piracy," he told Good Game in a lengthy E3 interview. Newell pointed to "misconceptions in the indus...

July 21st 2009 at 7:05pm 0 Comments
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The Escapist's Pedro Franco recently wrote up an interesting article about Brazil's recent transformation into a "pirated goods heaven," particularly for illicitly acquired video games. According to Franco, Brazil was once a thriving market for games, until the mid-1990s brought about outrageously...

May 13th 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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It's a well known fact that, though we stop at piracy, we love free stuff. But Acclaim's Dave Perry has opened our eyes today with a concept he thinks could be the one thing that could beat the pirates for good: "Better than free." Basically, he says that the industry needs to set a price bar so lo...

April 21st 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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How do you know when your corporation might have become just a touch too rich and powerful? Well, calling out entire countries should set off a few warning bells. Nintendo has just sent out a release detailing exactly which countries it's got a bone to pick with and why.The company's beef is piracy...

February 25th 2009 at 10:35am 0 Comments