Should ‘Abandoned’ Online Games be exempted from DMCA’s?

The U.S Copyright Office is currently considering whether or not to update the its DMCA anti-circumvention provisions, which prevent the public from changing DRM locked content, to allow for abandoned online games to be preserved for future generations. The current consultation, held every 3 years, has received a number of responses from both organisations andContinue reading “Should ‘Abandoned’ Online Games be exempted from DMCA’s?”

Micro-Transactions and Loot Boxes: The New Frontier of Digital Gambling?

As anyone with a grasp of general developments in games will know, the use of micro-transactions and other forms of ‘pay for loot’ systems has long drawn ire and served as a particular highlight of what many see as the key issue with profit-driven game development. The chance to pay money for extra in-game featuresContinue reading “Micro-Transactions and Loot Boxes: The New Frontier of Digital Gambling?”

Enter the Holy Grail War in Fate/Grand Order

Gaining a lot of hype in Japan right now is Fate/Grand Order, and it is gaining a steady following here in the United States. In the past or future, there are dangerous events that could wipe out humanity, and in Fate/Grand Order you will stop these disasters from ever occurring. Fate/Grand Order isĀ one of theContinue reading “Enter the Holy Grail War in Fate/Grand Order”