This past week, Activision executives, Paul Reiche III and Fred Ford sent DMCA notices to Steam and GOG demanding the removal of Star Control: Origins on the grounds that Star Control: Origins violates unspecified copyrights of theirs. Finally, after many months of requesting from them what, specifically, in our game that they they believe they own they finally posted a table outlining their justification for taking down our game. For those not familiar with copyright, here is a reall... [read more]
Star Control: Origins
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Star Control Today
We have received news today that Paul Reiche III and Fred Ford, contractors on the classic DOS game, Star Control 2 for Accolade and widely credited as being the "creators" of Star Control II have issued a DMCA take down notices to Valve and GOG to take down Star Control: Origins. (this is the one sent to GOG) As some of you may know, there is a legal dispute between Stardock and Reiche and Ford regarding the trademarks and copyrights pertaining to Star Control. Stardock owns the... [read more]
Snag our games and expansions for up to 75% off* today! Star Control: Origins $39.99 Now $29.99 Star Control is a space role-playing game in which you command Earth's first interstellar starship on a mission to save the Earth from hostile alien empires. "Star Control: Origins feels like a near-perfect reboot." 9 / 10 – Gamewatcher Check out the full list of sales here! Additional Titles on Sale: Galactic Civilizations III (Includes FREE: Crusade Expansion and Mega Event... [read more]
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