Tavis Ormandy – engineer for Google – stumbled upon what seems to be a serious vulnerability in Ubisoft’s DRM system. After purchasing an Ubisoft game, he found out that its Uplay browser plugin may have some security issues as it allows remote and “wide access” to machines running the DRM. DRM stands for Digital Rights
For all the gamers in the world 2011 was a full year with interesting and groundbreaking releases such as Crysis 2, Assassin’s Creed (Revelations), Call of Duty (Modern Warfare 3), the long expected Battlefield 3 and Gears of War 3, Batman (Arkham City) and many more. But not everyone made it to the top 3.
Ubisoft generated controversy last year when the use of DRM for which an “always-on” Internet connection is needed, became a respected principle of the company. This means that users who have the misfortune of having a connection problem, or simply lose service, are returned to the main menu. The inclusion of the DRM protection makes
According to research firm NPD Group, the U.S. video game industry is not getting better as far as sales are concerned. Some figures as revealed by CNET: Total video game industry sales in the country, which includes hardware, software, and accessories, fell 10 percent to $995 million, compared to June 2010. Software sales fell steepest–12
Ubisoft Suspected of Using Pirate Versions of its Own Soundtrack for Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood PC
As any of the industry belonging to the mother entertainment industry has taught us, when it comes to justifying losses, the answer is quick and unequivocal – file-sharing is to blame. But how about when those ferocious anti-piracy moralists are caught with their fingers in the till themselves? Well, the answer may not come as