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Eight results:

Graham Smith / Rock, Paper, Shotgun:
King removes flash game from web in response to cloning allegations, denies infringing IP   —  Flash Developer Alleges King “Cloned” Their Game  —  Update 2: And there's now a statement from King.com on the subject, also at the end of the post.  —  Update: There's now a response from Matthew Cox …
Jan 25, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Nathan Grayson / Rock, Paper, Shotgun:
Picking Up Steam: Humble Launches Full Storefront   —  Well, this all feels a bit inevitable, doesn't it?  After oodles, kaboodles, and toaster strudels of bundles - not to mention “store” functionality utilized by many indie developers - Humble Bundle has finally launched a full-blown storefront, ala Steam or GOG.
Nov 11, 2013, 5:25 PMIn context
John Walker / Rock, Paper, Shotgun:
Origin Accounts Hacked - Maybe Change Your Password   —  Uh-oh.  Eurogamer are reporting that a number of people have woken up this morning to find that their EA Origin account has been hacked.  Receiving emails telling them that changes have successfully been made, recipients are not too delighted since they never asked for any.
Nov 14, 2012, 2:25 PMIn context
John Walker / Rock, Paper, Shotgun:
Money Troubles: What Happens When Kickstarters Fail?   —  Since Kickstarting games became a thing, everyone has soothsayed the possibility of how it could go wrong.  There are two significant ways, really.  A high profile game comes out, and is a big pile of doo-doo.  Or a high profile game never comes out at all.
Oct 19, 2012, 10:25 PMIn context
Jim Rossignol / Rock, Paper, Shotgun:
Capcom On Digital Distribution, PC Ubiquity   —  New PCGA-member Capcom think digital distribution is the future, and their support of PC gaming is tied up with that belief.  One of the people behind that support is Christian Svensson, vice president of strategic planning at Capcom.
Mar 4, 2009, 9:45 AMIn context
Kieron Gillen / Rock, Paper, Shotgun:
PC Game Sales: 47% Of PC Purchases Are Digital   —  Or so say the RPS readers anyway.  I wanted to do a follow up on the polls Jim ran a few weeks ago, highlighting the results and what they say about the state of the PC nation (in short: People buy stuff on direct download!  Man!).
Jan 30, 2009, 6:00 AMIn context
John Walker / Rock, Paper, Shotgun:
Steamworks & Steam Cloud - In Summary   —  Valve has announced Steamcloud.  That's the headline that should be at the top, I suppose.  That will be the headline on all the gaming sites that respond to today's news.  A new system for storing player data, from save games to keyboard configurations, on Steam is a brilliant idea.
May 30, 2008, 1:00 PMIn context
Alec Meer / Rock, Paper, Shotgun:
Crysis Crisis Deepens   —  Either Crytek are quietly trying to cause no end of hell for EA, or the wrong Crysis demo got released and there are a whole lot of panicking, screaming, crying German developers right now.  —  First, the script for the entire game was discovered lurking in the demo files.
Nov 1, 2007, 2:30 PMIn context

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