Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 17th Aug 2012 22:53 UTC
Games Interesting. The Verge summarises the loads of news and rumours coming out of OnLive today - much of the staff seems to have been laid off, and an acquisition could be imminent. Who will it be? Apple? Google? Microsoft? EA? Valve? CommodoreUSA?
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RE[5]: A lesson to be learned
by WorknMan on Mon 20th Aug 2012 17:41 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: A lesson to be learned"
WorknMan
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Well, for one, (DRM is) wasted engineering that implicitly only hurts the innocent user. As you noted it doesn't stop unauthorised distribution.

It apparently did for Diablo 3 (unless somebody figured out how to crack it).

But yeah, if you're paying like $5-$10 for Steam games, then I suppose it is valuable. Heck, that's about as cheap as a Blockbuster rental ;)

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