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Steamworks gets Denuvo Anti-Cheat, here's what Irdeto say about Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Irdeto, the company behind Denuvo and the newer Denuvo Anti-Cheat have announced that developers on Steam can now get direct anti-cheat integration through Steamworks. Here's what they said about working with Linux.

EXAPUNKS, the latest Zachtronics puzzler is now available with Linux support on GOG

By Liam Dawe,
DRM free GOG fans rejoice, now you too can get in on the latest open-ended puzzler from Zachtronics as it hacked its way onto GOG yesterday.

GOG have gone on the offensive with their new 'FCK DRM' initiative

By Liam Dawe,
In a move that's both hilarious and also quite important, GOG have launched a new website named 'FCK DRM' to help people understand what DRM is and how it can be harmful.

The updated release of 'Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive' that has Linux support is now on GOG

By Liam Dawe,
Ready to face a challenge? Good! As the updated version of Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive is now on GOG.

2D horror 'Corpse Party' is now available for Linux on GOG, some thoughts

By Liam Dawe,
GOG have now put up the recently released Linux version of Corpse Party, the 2D horror game from Team GrisGris and XSEED Games.

Desura owner Bad JuJu Games files for bankruptcy

By Hamish,
More bad news has emerged surrounding Desura, with its parent company Bad JuJu Games filing for bankruptcy only two weeks after it emerged that they were behind in paying developers and only seven months after it was announced that they had acquired Desura from Linden Lab.

GOG to remove archive protection from their Windows installers

By Hamish,
After hearing plenty of heated feedback, has now backtracked from their use of encrypted RAR files in their Windows installers, something which has raised concerns about the potential for encroaching DRM on their service as well as causing technical problems for some Linux users.

GOG's Installer Encryption Proving to be Difficult for Linux Users

By Samsai,
GOG has begun using encrypted RAR files in their Windows installers for various games to enhance their security. This however has caused problems for some Linux users.

Do We Want Ubisoft To Support Linux?

By FutureSuture,
Ubisoft says that DRM can't stop piracy, then says that better DRM needs to be put into place. Ubisoft may not have a presence on Linux yet, but do we want or even need a company with such unfriendly policies toward gamers?
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