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Rep. Darrell Issa Wants To Make It Clear That You're Allowed To Rip Your DVDs

Back in October, we noted that in the latest triennial DMCA exemption review, the Copyright Office/Librarian of Congress refused to say it was legal for you to rip...
How Nintendo DRM trapped $400 of downloaded games on my failing Wii
Downloading Nintendo’s massive, day-one Wii U firmware update took over an hour, but the length of time didn't bother me.

App Developer Hijacks Customer Twitter Accounts In An Attempt To Shame Pirates

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Billionaire Ken Griffin Now Owns Six Percent of Take-Two
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A Year in Fan Projects: 2012 In Review
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Requiem For The PlayStation 2: What A Ride It Was

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BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition Coming Mid-January

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2K Games and Irrational Games today announced that a bundled re-release of BioShock and BioShock 2 will soon be available.

Neocolonialism Kickstarter

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Seven problems we don't need a next gen Xbox to fix
Microsoft, do you think you could address a few of the slightly more mundane complaints with the current system?

EPIX Coming to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita
EPIX to launch apps for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita during the first quarter of 2013.

Nominees for the New York Videogame Critics Circle Awards
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Here they are, folks, the New York Videogame Critics Circle Nominees for 2012!


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