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Paypal ending payment protection for crowdfunders

Paypal ending payment protection for crowdfunders Customer pledges to crowdfunding campaigns via services such as Indiegogo will no longer be covered by Paypal's payment protection scheme, the provider has announced, citing the nature of the payments as 'investments'.The move means that anyone who supports a campaign via Paypal will no longer be entitled to recovering their cash should the company behind the campaign fail to deliver on its promises.

Ron Gilbert asks Disney to sell Monkey Island, Maniac Mansion IP

Ron Gilbert asks Disney to sell Monkey Island, Maniac Mansion IP Ron Gilbert has petitioned Disney to sell him the creative rights to Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion, pointing out that the company's exit from creating and publishing games means that it would be unlikely to take advantage of its ownership."I would love to get the rights back to Monkey Island and be able to really make the game I want to make," Gilbert said in a Eurogamer interview in 2012.

Sony predicts 20m PS4 sales in FY2016

Sony predicts 20m PS4 sales in FY2016 In the documents, released today, Sony predicts that it will sell 20 million PS4 units between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017.Should the forecasts be accurate, G&NS would have the highest revenues and second highest profits of any division at the corporation.

Fable Fortunes closes Kickstarter in favour of private funding

The ex-Lionhead developers at Flaming Fowl Studios, which is working on a Fable-inspired digital card title called Fable Fortune, has closed the Kickstarter campaign for the game after it secured private funding instead.The game had raised $86,321 from a total of $366,685 and was due to end on June 28th.

Sega acquires Endless Legend developer Amplitude

Sega acquires Endless Legend developer Amplitude Sega has announced that it has acquired the French developer Amplitude, which developed the 'Endless' series of games: Endless Legend, Endless Space and Dungeon of the Endless.No details were given on the cost of the acquisition.

Crypto-heist threatens to tank blockchain-based future

Crypto-heist threatens to tank blockchain-based future It was a confirmation of the promise of the blockchain, and proof that the future really is near at hand!Despite all the efforts detailed below, make no mistake: the DAO is dead.