Conan Exiles Finally Removes Denuvo

There can be only one and it sure as hell ins't Denuvo

To say Denuvo isn’t popular is an understatement. Why it is hated varies from person to person, with some hating how it means they never own the game and are just renting it until the servers shut down. At which point, none of the Denuvo protected games will function. Others point to how it is a blatant piece of malware, so intrusive that it now needs to log your key entries and data mine your computer in order to prevent you from removing it. Then some just hate it for the simple, pragmatic reason that it causes performance impacts to their game. As was seen with Doom Eternal, after it suddenly gained a plethora of performance-debilitating issues after it introduced Denuvo. Continue reading “Conan Exiles Finally Removes Denuvo”

Doom: Eternal Update 1.1 To Remove Irdeto’s Denuvo

Bethesda Softworks and id Software released an update for Doom: Eternal last week, which “addressed” various issues, while at the same time bringing in Irdeto’s Denuvo tech. As of today, the tech will be removed when “update 1.1” releases to the public.  Continue reading “Doom: Eternal Update 1.1 To Remove Irdeto’s Denuvo”

Doom: Eternal PC Update Adds Irdeto’s Denuvo

Bethesda Softworks and id Software have released a new update for Doom: Eternal, which addresses various issues, while at the same time adding Irdeto’s Denuvo tech. This information comes directly from a new Irdeto blog post. Continue reading “Doom: Eternal PC Update Adds Irdeto’s Denuvo”

Bethesda “Accidentally” Launches Doom Eternal With Cracked Executable

Doom Eternal Denuvo

Doom may be Eternal, but so is the relent able state of the gaming industry. Plagued with greed and incompetence, it is one of the few on Earth that can commit outright fraud in failing to disclose the existence of Denuvo in their terms of sales, deliver an inferior product to consumers, and still get away with it. In most other industries this behavior is a quick way to land yourself in prison or a legal nightmare. Continue reading “Bethesda “Accidentally” Launches Doom Eternal With Cracked Executable”

Devil May Cry 5 Update Removes Denuvo

Devil May Cry 5

Capcom actually decided to do something right for once. Well, to be fair they occasionally do something right but usually after doing a bunch of other things wrong. In this case I can’t slight them for having finally removed Denuvo from Devil May Cry 5. Although, a counterpoint would be that they shouldn’t have added it to the game in the first place. Continue reading “Devil May Cry 5 Update Removes Denuvo”

Resident Evil 3 Remake PC Version To Use Denuvo, Says Report

This should come in as no surprise to those that keep up with DRM news, especially insofar that Capcom will use the anti-tamper tech and digital rights management (DRM) known as Denuvo when the horror-survival game, Resident Evil 3 Remake, releases for PC on April 3rd, 2020. Continue reading “Resident Evil 3 Remake PC Version To Use Denuvo, Says Report”

Overlord Gaming Breaks Down How Windows Store Games Perform Worse Than Denuvo

Gears Steam vs UWP

Anytime anyone criticizes one of the major gaming platform holders, expect lots of pushback and lots of dismissals. However, the rule of thumb is that the numbers don’t lie, and that’s exactly what Overlord Gaming provided in a new video comparing the frame-rate performance between Steam games using Denuvo and games purchased from the Windows Store running on Windows 10. Continue reading “Overlord Gaming Breaks Down How Windows Store Games Perform Worse Than Denuvo”

Bethesda Removes Rage 2 Denuvo DRM Because Of “A Few Requests”

Bethesda knows how to be silly for all the wrong reasons. Just today, Rage 2 official update page on Steam reveals that the first-person shooter will no longer sport Denuvo DRM because they “saw a few requests.” Rage 2 is out now for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Continue reading “Bethesda Removes Rage 2 Denuvo DRM Because Of “A Few Requests””

Wikipedia Censors Info Highlighting Cracked Denuvo Games

Resident Evil 2 Denuvo

If you stumble upon the Wikipedia page for Denuvo, whether it’s doing research or just scouting out which games have been affected by the debilitating DRM/anti-tamper software, you’ll note that the current version of the Denuvo page is missing a key column in the lists detailing which games use Denuvo and which games have had Denuvo removed. Certain Wikipedia editors have removed the columns revealing whether or not certain games using Denuvo have been cracked. Continue reading “Wikipedia Censors Info Highlighting Cracked Denuvo Games”

Two Point Hospital Update Removes Denuvo DRM

Two Point Hospital Denuvo

Sega and TwoPoint Studios managed to capture a hot start with the release of Two Point Hospital on Steam back on August 30th. The game received a lot of praise and a few criticisms, mainly centering around the game’s inclusion of Denuvo’s anti-tamper DRM. Sega is notorious for having the anti-tamper tech included in their games, but just a week removed from release, the developers made a post on the Steam forums indicating that the Denuvo DRM has been removed from Steam. Continue reading “Two Point Hospital Update Removes Denuvo DRM”

Lucas Catranis Of Irdeto Says Their Anti-Cheat Tech Will Make Gamers “Happy”

If you don’t know, Denuvo is looking to gain the trust of people after building up a bad reputation among gamers and customers with a new move. This new move involves the “security specialist” company they acquired that goes by the name of Irdeto, which aims to tackle cheaters. Continue reading “Lucas Catranis Of Irdeto Says Their Anti-Cheat Tech Will Make Gamers “Happy””