Hard News 12/10/12 - Street Fighter enters Mega Man, German laws affect the European eShop, and Glu turns off many games powered by Gamespy.
Today on Hard News, Mega Man fights in the streets, the Euro eShop affected by German law, and the plug is pulled on games powered by Gamestop.
Street Fighter X Mega Man - http://www.screwattack.com/news/capcom-celebrates-birthdays-street-fighter-x-mega-man-and-its-free
German law restricts mature sales on eShop - http://www.screwattack.com/news/update-german-law-keeping-wii-u-eu-eshop-mature-rated-content-limited-4-hour-window
Glu shuts down Powered by Gamespy servers - http://www.screwattack.com/news/gamespy%E2%80%99s-new-owners-are-shutting-down-servers-and-rebellion-responds
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In a few years the games of this generation will be umplayable... There is so much multiplayer games, passes and dlc... when these games servers closes, where will the fun go? That's why old school games are better. In 30 years, I'll probably still be able to play sonic, but COD or Battlefield? Probably not...
lol SA Mega Man 9 Review on the TV. :)
SF x MM would have been so much cooler if just a tad bit more effort was put into the sprite work, just sayin!
Also, expect quarter-circle motion.
So what's the point of having a game again? Oh yeah, to be able to play it. GLU may as well have gotten themselves in a STICKY situation. [=)]
Cant wait for MMxSF. Definitely downloading it when it comes out.
GLU may be the most evil company ever. Yes, more than Activision. They just pulled the plug on so many games.
Good for you, Capcom.
"Today on Hard News, Mega Man fights in the streets, the Euro eShop affected by German law, and the plug is pulled on games powered by Gamestop."
Should be gamespy.
Thinking of "free" and "Capcom" in the same sentence is unreal but at the same time incredible. I can only hope that this fan game is only the start of a trek to repair the damage done by all those cancellations. (...crap, I probably just jinxed it now.)
PS3 has no such restrictions here (in Berlin). I never heard of such issues for Xbox live eighter. Nor steam. You can basically get and access what you whant whenever you whant. I have no idea what Nintendo's problem is. This time-window doesn't seem to be an effective filter for pubes. As if they all would sleep tight at point 11 Hah! That's as rediculous as the "filter" itself.
Way to go GLU, you have now cemented your place on the totem pole of evil game companies right near the bottom. Seriously, about a small peg above EA.
proud to say that the fan making the SFxMM game is from my country~!!
You know, these European gamers could not be lazy and just go out to a store and buy a game.
For FREEEEE? ok.
Nintendo of Europe is in Germany. That's why they are "going out of their way" for this law.
Dude, let Capcpom have this one. Supporting a fan game to be released for free is quite the revelaiton.
the problem is NOE is in Germany Sony and Microsoft are not
What I want to know is if German Xbox360 and PS3 owners have the same problem with their online services. Because if not, I'd say Nintendo is going awfully far out of their way to make sure they abide by all the world's internet security laws. Which reminds me: anybody got 50 cents I can have?
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