Website Says Nintendo Threat Forced Them To Pull Hundreds Of Fan Games
Online game platform/marketplace Game Jolt has reportedly received a DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyrights Act) takedown request from Nintendo of America targeting 562 games which allegedly infringe on Nintendo-owned properties.
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Big 'N' dropped the really BIG BAN HAMMER onto the website Game Jolt today, with them issuing a massive DMCA takedown notice!
So there you have it, if you been enjoying a 'fan made game' from Game Jolt, it is all gone into the wasteland of DMCA bits & bytes!
NEWS SOURCE #1: 500+ fan games on Game Jolt targeted by Nintendo DMCA takedown (via) Gamasutra
NEWS SOURCE #2: Website Says Nintendo Threat Forced Them To Pull Hundreds Of Fan Games (via) Kotaku
NEWS SOURCE #3: DMCA notice - gamejolt (via) GitHub
NEWS SOURCE #4: [Updated] Nintendo DMCAs Game Jolt, Takes Down 500+ Fangames (via) TechRaptor