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Sony Patents New RFID Technology – Could Limit Piracy and Used Games
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Games are downloaded and distributed illegally. Games are also often bought “second-hand” or in “used” conditions – everyone reading this has surely been to a Gamestop or similar store at some point in their life. While used games are great … Continue reading

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Volition thinks a new system not playing used games is a “fantastic” idea

Many of you have heard the rumors of the next gen Xbox not playing used games. Most gamers (including me) are not in favor of this and many see it as an all around bad move from developers and/or publishers. … Continue reading

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Cushioning Your Wallet: How to Save Money on Games

The video game economy is a strange thing. On the one hand, the price of games have fluctuated very little over the years, and in some cases they’re cheaper than ever — remember paying $70-100 for certain SNES and N64 … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain sells 2 million copies, Quantic Dream CEO moans anyway

In a recent interview with gamesindustry.biz, Quantic Dreams CEO Guillaume de Fondaumiere confirmed that Heavy Rain had shifted over 2 million units, which is great news for the studio. However, this doesn’t seem to be enough, as trophy data reveals … Continue reading

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