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Reverse-Engineered GTA 3 Code Restored to GitHub Following DMCA Counter Notice

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content Earlier this year, reverse-engineered GTA 3 code and GTA: Vice City code launched on GitHub. That code received a DMCA notice from Take-Two — and now one developer is fighting back. The “Re3” and “reVC” projects are reverse-engineered versions of the Grand Theft Auto 3 and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City code, respectively. The project was created, in part, to open up the possibility for more modification and make it easier to play the games on modern computers. Unfortunately, Grand Theft Auto franchise publisher Take-Two Interactive took issue with the project and sent…

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Niche Spotlight – Counter Terrorist Agency

This is Niche Spotlight. In this column, we regularly introduce new games to our fans, so please leave feedback and let us know if there’s a game you want us to cover! Today’s Spotlight is Counter Terrorist Agency, a real-time management game by Play2Chill and Game Operators. In Counter Terrorist Agency, you work as an agent for an international counter terrorism organization. Dismantle terror cells, prevent or respond to attacks, and protect civilians using a wide range of modern technologies. You can check out the launch trailer above. Deploy drones,…

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Report: Chinese Government Restricts Minors Online Gaming Time and More to Counter Game Addiction

This is Niche Culture. In this column, we regularly cover anime, geek culture, and things related to video games. Please leave feedback and let us know if there’s something you want us to cover! The Chinese government are continuing to crack down on their youth’s gaming time, with new laws limiting how much time they can spend playing video games. Editor’s Note: While every effort has been made to translate the original source, it utilizes text on an image, making machine translation much harder. We have also utilized translation from…

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