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Submitted by ruibo 1270d ago | news

Dragon Age 2 Sneaks SecuROM into your PC

Publishers of Dragon Age 2, Electronic Arts managed to land themselves with some bad PR today when a consumer rights group has detected their game disc installing the notorious SecuROM, an intrusive DRM software hated many many PC gamers. (Dragon Age 2, EA, Industry, PC)

DigitalHorror81  +   1270d ago
That's just plain dirty. (Shakes head)
evrfighter  +   1270d ago
sweeeeeeeeet glad i didn't buy it.

Now I'll go out of my way to make sure I play this game for free.
teething  +   1270d ago
and it is people like you who make developers create invasive DRM.
egidem  +   1270d ago
Oh god, EA and Bioware have been getting their share of bad luck and karma happening to them these past days...Bioware's Dragon Age 2 turned out good, but not good enough, they banned a player off the forums and he discovers that he can't even access the game he purchased...and now this????

Not to mention that PC gamers HATE HATE HAATE SecuROM with a passion. This is taking it down a road that I think is not good for them. I think it's a bit too far this time.
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DigitalHorror81  +   1270d ago
Nothin' says lovin' like BAD PR. Serves them right for doing this. Funny how DRM only hurts the paying supporters of a product, while the hacked copies are usually better--and free.
Kon  +   1270d ago
These are times when piracy comes in hand.
Lirky  +   1270d ago
If ppl feel the need to they will.
HolyOrangeCows  +   1270d ago
Less content, more cutscenes, more tedious combat, silencing criticism.....and now SecuROM? Like I needed another reason not to get the game.

Forget it, EAware. I'm not supporting this game.
Motorola  +   1270d ago
SecuROM SUCKS. I couldnt play GTA 4 for a while because of that CRAPOLA. Why would you use it if it prevents anyone from playing? Stupid decision EA/Bioware
wooglah  +   1270d ago
Game sux anyway. Gaider should go back to writing books, games are not meant to be linear. You need a GM to create fantasy world where anything is possible and available while you follow the internal rules. DA2 does not even have charisma/beuty/barter/etc. so all dialogs are just there for make up, so it would look like you are making a choice... in reality, it's almost the same whatever you click on.
AntiHeroComplex  +   1270d ago
why is securerom so bad? Can any pc gamers shed some light on this?
bailoutbenny  +   1270d ago
SecurROM is a Sony rootkit technology that prevents you from playing games.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
Too_many_games  +   1270d ago
Meh..who cares...the 5 people that bought the game on PC will be mad i guess.

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