EA has announced that it will loosen the install restrictions imposed by the SecuROM DRM used in Spore.
Spore has seen several changes to the DRM within apparently, with users getting an increased number of activations but only one account.
Speaking at Comic-Con 2008, Will Wright has said that Spore is so big that you will never be able to see all the content in it.
2K Games has announced that the PlayStation 3 version of BioShock will be complimented by some extra content in the form of downloadable challenge rooms.
Are all games that phone-home to a publishers server inherently bad? Isn't it possible that in some case copy-protection can be a good thing that can help game design? Cliff Harris ponders how the software that traps us could also be used to free us.
Spore: Galactic Edition has been unveiled by EA Maxis and includes a whole host of wonderful little extras.
2K Games has just announced that the SecuROM anti-pirate software included in BioShock has now been completely removed.
The Creature Creator demo of Spore has been leaked ahead of schedule and is now available online.
If you're still waiting anxiously for Spore then you'll probably be interested in these - the recommended requirements for PC and Mac.
Copy protection and piracy seem like two inescapable forces in modern digital media. But is either side right? Brett Thomas sounds off about pretty pictures, perils of intellectual property, and the dollars and cents behind everyone's favourite "freedom fighters."
Electronic Arts has listened to fans of Mass Effect and Spore. It has backed down from the draconian 10-day re-authentication DRM method.
Joe Martin wants to know what it is that makes a hardcore gamer. Prompted by the death of somebody close to him, Joe examines what hardcore is and invites readers to share their stories about what game it was that first hooked them.
The BioShock Activation Revoke Tool has been officially released and should hopefully fix a lot of the copy protection problems that people have had with the game.
You asked me to investigate and now I've got the answers. The truth about the copy protection and widescreen issues in BioShock.
Love it or hate it, digital distribution has become a huge part of the gaming industry and will stay that way. So we decided to take a sit down with the guys at Valve to hear where the biggest platform - Steam - is heading.
Feeling the pressure to upgrade your copy of Microsoft Cheese, Port and Cigar Server to version 16? Don't give in just yet!
Sony are putting a new form of DRM on their music CDs. This time, the difference is - it doesn't really do much, or indeed, claim to.