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Virgin Gaming: Place Your Bets

Virgin Gaming: Place Your Bets

Would you be interested in earning money playing video games? To place a ‘bet’ on yourself to win a game versus another human opponent, where if you do win you’ll get real money back?

Or does the thought repulse you? Can you see the problems in letting people bet money on the outcome of video game contests? Continue reading

Did UbiSoft’s DRM System Work?

Digital Rights Management (DRM)  is a controversial issue, with hyperbole on both the pro- and anti-sides. Stripped of rhetoric, it’s actually a cost-vs-benefit issue: how many PC players are developers willing to irritate (cost) in exchange for reducing day 1 piracy (benefit)? what benefits do the PC gamers get in exchange for having to meet … Continue reading