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Old 04-17-10, 06:48 AM
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Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

I don't like this DRM at all and I want to stay far from it.
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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

Which games? I think any game you can get for a console has some kind of protection.

For PC games, Good Old Games (gog.com) has DRM-free games. Note that even Steam is a form of DRM.
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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

Xbox 360 and PS3
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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

You should know better than to ask that kind of question here. IBTL.
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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

i don't think the question is necessarily bad, since he's not necessarily asking how to bypass any DRM. some of you may read into as that, but it is a relatively harmless question. maybe he doesn't believe in DRM and doesn't want to support companies that implement it. i know many people felt that way about Ubisoft w/ their implementation of it on recent PC games.
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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

Originally Posted by kar10 View Post
Xbox 360 and PS3
Define what you mean by "DRM" in 360 and PS3 games, with examples?
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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

maybe he means the new trend like Mass Effect 2, Dragon Age and others that require you to connect to the servers of the game company?
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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

Originally Posted by Deftones View Post
maybe he means the new trend like Mass Effect 2, Dragon Age and others that require you to connect to the servers of the game company?
Good point.
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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

Like the Final Fight/Magic Sword game?
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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

Originally Posted by Deftones View Post
maybe he means the new trend like Mass Effect 2, Dragon Age and others that require you to connect to the servers of the game company?
Can those games be resold?
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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

The console versions can definitely be sold, but minus the codes for the bonus DLC. The bonus DLC will cost you $15.

As mentioned above, Final Fight seems to require you to be logged on to PSN while playing. Two PC games in the news recently for their crippling DRM are Assassin's Creed 2 and Command and Conquer 4. So be wary of those, especially if your internet connection is not reliable.

I have no idea what the problem is with this question either.
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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
Define what you mean by "DRM" in 360 and PS3 games, with examples?

I'm sure many of you know of ubisoft implementing DRM so that players have to be online to play their games. I don't play online and I don't want to be forced to be online to play a game so I want to have a list of games that have this feature.

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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

I have not played any console games that require you to be online to play the game. Sounds like Final Fight/Magic Sword is the exception, and that's a downloadable.

Still, assuming your console is already connected to the Internet for other reasons, this should be a non-concern.
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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

Originally Posted by kar10 View Post
You seem confused....

with examples?

anyway....

I'm sure many of you know of ubisoft implementing DRM so that players have to be online to play their games. I don't play online and I don't want to be forced to be online to play a game so I want to have a list of games that have this feature.
This kind of DRM does not effect console games (PS3/X360), only PC games -- with very few exceptions (Final Fight, which seems more like stupid programming than DRM).
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Re: Is there a list of all the games that are DRM?

My dsl is horribly unreliable and it's not unusual at all for me to lose my connection for 30 seconds or so. There's no way I would knowingly buy a game the pulls the crap Ubisoft has implemented with some of their PC games. Fortunately, I think enough consoles are used for offline gaming that no publisher would try this for now.

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