Planning to steal Serious Sam 3: BFE?
Prepared to be hunted down. As demonstrated in this in-game video,
developer Croteam has taken a more creative approach to fighting
digital piracy in the form of a relentless, unstoppable mutant
scorpion... thing... who's sole
mission seems to be to torment illegal downloaders until they run out
of ammo or patience.
is one of many developers who have attempted to beat pirates at their
own game. This September, From Software combated the leak of Dark
Souls online by creating its own insanely skilled enemy and letting
it loose upon those who dared to take advantage of the early release.
Granted, given the nature of Dark Souls, most pirates probably just
assumed it was a regular part of the experience.
for Croteam, there's already a fix floating around for avoiding the
anti-pirate blood-crab (or whatever the crap it is). That's a pity
too, because it means developers are eventually going to give up on
using unique ways to defend themselves and go back to the standard
DRM strategies that are a virtual nightmare for everyone.
Read our Serious Sam 3: BFE review to find out if it's worth the effort, skinless alien crab or not.
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