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500+ fan games on Game Jolt targeted by Nintendo DMCA takedown

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By GaryOPA on Sep 1, 2016 at 8:46 PM
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    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
     
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