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Downfall of demo versions why developers no longer release the demos?

Once common, now almost forgotten, demo versions of computer games, although liked by players, are nowadays an increasingly rare sight. Why are developers so reluctant to release popular "demos"... and do we need them at all in the era of digital distribution?

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Skyrim without a console? Board games based on video games franchises

Playing Dark Souls without turning on your PC or console? It is possible! Tabletop adaptations of video games feature multiple mechanics, characters, and storylines we fell in love with when playing our favorite titles. Do they live up to the originals?

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War without victors Pirates vs Denuvo

The history of anti-piracy software is long and turbulent, especially so in the video game industry. The ongoing war between publishers and warez groups and pirates, like any other conflict, often leads to situations in which bystanders get hurt. Were taking a look at Denuvo the most effective anti-piracy safeguard that supposedly wrecks your PC. But does it really?

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Smash hit video games how many of them did we actually finish?

The gaming community loves to complain that video games nowadays are too short or at least much shorter than in good old times. But the thing is that no matter if its an FPS that lasts for a single evening or a sandbox that wants you to give up on your daily job, not many players actually finish the games they buy. The data on achievements collected by Steam and PSN says it all. Still, since its not the length thats the real issue, then what is?

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