Nintendo has taken down the immensely popular fan game Pokemon Uranium
Well, "sign" !
you can still download it from the piratebay
I was starting to feel like i was in Tijuana
9 years of work terminated in 1 sec.
Why not??? They used the name Pokemon. Why not just create an alternate name and keep it.
The team's twitter said Nintendo didn't actually shut them down. They chose to remove the download links themselves out of respect.
Nintendo didn't but their lawyers threatened them.
We bring that up - basically they removed it because other hosts had been hit with take down notices and they decided to preemptively take it down essentially. Its why the title doesn't say Nintendo took it down - although essentially they caused the same impact and would have hit it pretty quickly based on what was going on.
If I downloaded the launcher, but have yet to install, will I be impacted by this?
No, you should be fine.
Thank you, everything worked out
Well duh. I understand its a fan game and they aren't charging for it, but you can't create games using other people's properties. Plain and simple.
Yes you can, to a certain extent. The English version of Enderal just released yesterday and it's a compete full game based off Skyrim. It's not be easily confused with a mod, it's its own game.
I've never heard of Enderal. Does it use actual characters and locales from Skyrim? If so, Bethesda could have them take it down. Its just like what happened here. Its no different than what happened here. They literally used the actual name Pokemon and its characters, so. Nintendo had lawyers ask sites to take it down. They can do that because it is their property and characters. People can disagree with me all they want, but its the way it is. It even says thats what happened in this article. Nintendo had lawyers request it to be taken down from other sites.
Not only that releasing at the time Nintendo and The Pokemon Company are marketing and advertising Pokemon Sun & Moon is plan stupid and disrespectful.
Its available to download on the piratebay
Why not see this as an opportunity for Nintendo to show the fans that they appreciate and respect them instead of shutting down a free, fan made game. This game had the potential to bring nintendo some good PR and even talented employees with a fresh outlook on the franchise.
RIGHT Nintendo definitely leave a fan game releasing next to Pokemon Sun and Moon AMAZING IDEA Give new fans who just happen to buy a 3DS for Pokemon after Pokemon GO! Let's give them the idea of Pokemon games releasing on PC.
They reached the point where they don't need to host it themselves with over 1.5 million downloads there'll always be someone that will put it up for torrent downloading. It's a win win for them they get the lawyers off their back and keep working on updates for the game in the shadows and blame it on a torrent kid out there
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