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StarForce product has been deeply tested by the new “DRM watch dogs” – Reclaim Your Game


StarForce's FrontLine ProActive has been analyzed in-depth by independent DRM Evaluators, Reclaim Your Game (RYG). There were two PC games with FrontLine ProActive implemented that were completely reviewed following the comprehensive testing scheme.

It was the protection version 5.70 that has been tested and reviewed. Two games came to RYG’s testers as they appeared in stores without any changes. The final test report has been divided into 8 items. Each of them describes certain protection features that may affect consumer’s PC or cause a negative experience while game is launching and played.

Lisa Arnold, General Manager of Reclaim Your Game comment: “After much testing, analysis and discussion, RYG has concluded that FrontLine ProActive is by far a significantly attractive DRM Scheme, especially with respect to what StarForce had used back in 2006. Six out of the eight characteristics and qualities RYG tested on FrontLine ProActive using Project RYG were deemed to be End-User Friendly. Not only that, but having to work with someone within StarForce who was equally passionate and dedicated in trying to develop an end-user friendly product is a testament to FrontLine ProActive itself.”

Here are the testing summary reports:

“Commander” game test results:

“Home, Sweet Home” game test results:

Detailed report can be found on the RYG’s web-site here.

Dmitry Guseff, VP of Marketing for StarForce, says: "We are very delighted with the testing results. However, we have some space to evolve and I can assure everyone that we definitely will evolve. The most toughest things are behind - StarForce has changed and now, I believe, moves in the right direction. We managed to rebuild our DRM to become more convenient, safe and, most importantly, transparent, which was pretty hard as we have managed to keep the protection-performance on a very high level."


Reclaim Your Game, established in May 2008, is an organization of PC Gamers who were affected by invasive DRM measures on various games they played. Its direct position on End-User Friendly DRM techniques and truthful, independent information about DRM methods and vendors made the best place for those who want to know "what is hidden" inside games.

Reclaim Your Game focuses on assisting DRM Vendors create end-user friendly DRM schemes which developers and publishers can implement on their [gaming] products and, in turn, help bring confidence back to all gamers. Not only is RYG proficient in providing independent evaluations and sound advice for DRM Vendors on their DRM schemes, they are also the voice and reason for gamers against the implementation of invasive DRM, DRM techniques and DRM schemes.

To find out more about Reclaim Your Game as well as Project RYG please visit www.reclaimyourgame.com.

About StarForce Technologies

StarForce Technologies (www.star-force.com) is a leading vendor of information protection, copy protection and code obfuscation solutions for software, electronic content and audio/video files. Since 2000, StarForce has been successfully developing and implementing its state-of-the-art security solutions, providing copyright and intellectual property protection worldwide. Two of these solutions were transformed into StarForce cloud services: sfcontent.com protects e-Documents against illegal copying and distribution and sfletter.com secures emails.

StarForce is a reliable and responsible Technological Partner for enterprises potentially incurring losses due to cyber-gangs, hackers, software piracy, unauthorized data access and information leaks. StarForce’s customers are Russian Railways, Corel, 1C, Mail.ru, Aeroflot, SUN InBev Russia, AMD Labs, ATC International, MediaHouse, Russobit M, New Disc, Buka, Snowball, 2Play, GFI, CENEGA, Akella, etc.

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