Proof that game companies bail due to piracy?

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by Rydian, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. Rydian
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    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    Everybody says it, but I notice I've never seen any citations.
    I DO NOT WANT GUESSES AND I DO NOT WANT QUOTES OF GUESSES

    I'm looking for something like this.
    http://www.osnews.com/story/22073/Why_N:wtf:...im_Sony_Answers
    A direct quote from the entity in question explaining in plain english why they did something.

    NOT. GUESSES. Not even if it's a guess from some industry analyzer. That's still speculation.

    I want an actual admission from a game company or console developer that piracy makes the companies not want to develop for the system.

    Perhaps from the dreamcast era?

    Also, I'm talking piracy, not counterfeit goods.
     
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    That's a nice find, thank you.
     
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    An article about piracy in general, ds, pc, ipone, etc.
    just different people talking about how their pissed about piracy and how rampant it is in different systems
    http://www.gamepro.com/article/features/21...cost-of-piracy/

    capcom straight up refusing to release Super street fighter 4 on pc due to piracy
    http://www.1up.com/news/super-street-fighter-4-canceled

    here's another about endwar specifically and some other game that were delayed to try to develop some sort of DRM
    http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2008/10/08...cys-killing-pc/