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Plagiarized Game

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Date: Jun 18, 2008 - 05:02 PM
I did a spit-take when I saw this: a UK developer who blatantly stole assets from other games.

A copy of the game found itself in the hands of Eric Franck, a writer with website GamePlasma. He gave it a try and was surprised to find some of the scenes in the game seemed strangely familiar. He fired up Elder Scrolls: Oblivion and was shocked to see images from the older game apparently reproduced in the new title:

The last time this was alleged against a game, it turned out both games had purchased the items from a third party - and it was only textures. This time, it looks like out-and-out plagiarism, scenery and all.

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