[casual_games] Big piracy problem!
chanon at viquasoft.com
Wed Jun 4 12:14:49 EDT 2008
I'm running into a very bad piracy problem with our latest game.
The google search results for First Class Flurry has a pirated version on
the first page.
It is not a torrent site but a page with a direct download link:
http:// gamyy dot com / english / games / 1435 . htm
(url obfuscated, replace dot with . and remove spaces)
I fear that I might be losing tons of sales because of this.
If you look at the home page:
http:// gamyy dot com / english / index . htm
You might even see your own game.
What can I/we do?
If you look at the alexa traffic history of this site you will see that it's
traffic is increasing very rapidly - meaning we're all possibly losing tons
of sales because of it.
I think this is a lot worse than torrent sites, because I think the target
demographic doesn't use bittorrent. This is just a simple download from a
For me, I hope that as First Class Flurry goes up on more sites/portals,
they will help push this page down. But even for Dream Chronicles 2 I'm
seeing the gamyy page of it on only the 4th google search result page.
Thanks for reading and I'd love to hear your ideas.
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