EU targeting Geo-Blocking and Territorial Restrictions.

Today the EU Commission released a paper outlining the Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe. One of the points addressed is the “preventing of unjustified geo-blocking”. With other words. The EU commission is planning to ban online territory restriction inside the EU. Many of us have been victim of IP based racism in the past. Like not being able to purchase a game at a lower price in an other…

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GTA: Chinatown Wars not available worldwide

Rockstar Games just released GTA Chinatown Wars for the iPhone but it turns out that it's not available in all Apple app stores. It’s been 4 days since the most of the world can get it but still nothing in Switzerland, Mexico, New Zealand, Japan and many other countries. Most of you will probably say that “it’s only 4 days”, true, but remember what Valve CEO, Gabe Newell said few…

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Modern Warfare 2: You will lose your game!

Yes, most of you will lose it if you bought the game in other place than Steam or authorized retail stores. So if you bought your Modern Warfare 2 key of OnlineKeyStore or something similar (maybe G2Play?) you will lose your game from the Steam games list and you will never get it back!   Here’s a link to Steam Powered forums: http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1031758   And here’s BurtonJ’s response: Update: Here's…

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L4D2 Pre-Purchase unfair regional pricing

If you are thinking about pre-purchasing L4D2, you should think twice, as you might be yet another victim of Valve's regional pricing scam. Previously only differing the price between US Dollar, Euro and British Pound, they now topped it by even discriminating between the European countries. So we not only have the well known unfair price difference between Dollar, Euro and Pound: US L4D2 Pre-Purchase: $44.99 EU L4D2 Pre-Purchase: 44,99€…

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