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Athletes Don’t Own Their Tattoos. That’s a Problem for Video Game Developers.

Sports video games strive for realism by closely replicating real-life players, but digitally reproducing their tattoos has led to court fights over ownership rights.

whitesoxfalife762028d ago

talk about greyest of a grey area, they just replace the authentic ones and replace them with generic kind. But that also hurt that person's authenticity....

TheUndertaker852028d ago (Edited 2028d ago )

Not just authenticity but personality too. Most people have some pretty good meanings behind the tattoos that they choose. Adding a generic one or removing them all together causes players to lose part of who they are.

Granted in this instance it’s a video game representation but that representation is a reflection of each individual player.

jlove4life2028d ago

Hell itcost me 99 dollars deluxe edtion formy player to be a crub at overall 75 pay the artist a few bucks

RememberThe3572027d ago

The game costs a lot so the publisher can afford to pay the artist royalties. I think.

RichardKing902028d ago (Edited 2028d ago )

In modern computer games, each company tries to make players as realistic as possible.

roadkillers2027d ago

Yeah, what the flying ****? How can someone own something that has become a part of your body? Creepy.

2pacalypsenow2027d ago

I think I the tatoo artists who usually design it.

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kevnb2027d ago

ya that makes sense, but I think there are times when exceptions should be made. If we are drawing a person the tattoos should be fair game, if we are just copying the tattoos for any other reason then sure, sue them.

roadkillers2027d ago

Honestly, I do not buy NBA because a basketball player has a tattoo I like..

Skankinruby2027d ago

This is an odd fact I was unaware of, I dont do the tattoo thing so I'm unaware of the rules. Does this apply to everyone or just celebrities

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Xbox Game Pass Only Has 3 More Games Coming in July 2024

The low number of new games coming to Xbox Game Pass as part of July 2024's Wave 2 lineup couldn't have come at a worse time for Microsoft. Just recently, Microsoft raised the price of Xbox Game Pass, and not only that, but it's announced that major day one releases will be locked behind Game Pass Ultimate. These decisions have understandably upset longtime Xbox Game Pass subscribers, with analysts predicting that another price hike and perhaps an ad-based tier could potentially be introduced down the line.

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OtterX3h ago(Edited 3h ago)

You'd think they would have packed the lineup after announcing an impending price increase in Sept.

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