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NEW FOOTER ADS

We have installed new footer ads on the site as the old Amazon ads do not seem to get enough clicks to be with using. The new one is one of the new generation native ads that are more responsive. The ads can be tailored easily to fit various deployments. We expect it may take …

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FISCAL 2016

Fiscal year 2015 was yet another joke. Revenue has been declining year after year for 5 years running. We are continuing to use Amazon ads as they seem to be the best paying in recent years. Amazon rolled out old style CPM ads and we deployed them at the start of Q4 which will improve the …

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CRIMINALIZING A GAMING SITE?

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FISCAL 2015

Fiscal year 2015 was yet another joke. Revenue has been declining year after year for 5 years running. We are continuing to use Amazon ads as they seem to be the best paying in recent years. QUARTERLY RESULTS

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HCGAMES.ORG

hardcoregaming101.net was the first known infringing domain. their messages. “Ryan Robson” <ryan@brkmc.io> told us “Hi there, Please, fuck off.”. We then contacted legal@encom.com and complained over the infringement. “Kurt Kalata” <kurt@hardcoregaming101.net> disputed our prior art.  “Darin Holden” <rynvie@gmail.com>said” go fuck yourself hardcore gaming 101 is legit stop faking” hcgames.org is the latest domain registered in a series of …

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FISCAL 2014

Fiscal year 2014 was yet another joke. Pervasive ad blocking and the weak consumer spending are not helping. Adblock rates are now 40% or more and traffic has not improved. We are continuing to use Amazon ads as they seem to be the best paying in recent years. QUARTERLY RESULTS HARDWARE FAILURES ITEM COST Asus …

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STEAMCOMMUITY.COM

We claim proprietor trademark for the name “Hardcore Games” and the banner design which is present on every page on the site. Passing off as Hardcore Games™ is a common law tort enforceable in Canada. Its also a criminal offence which contravenes several statutes. EXCERPTS FROM THE UNITED STATES CONOLIDSATED CRIMINAL CODE 15 U.S. Code …

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FISCAL 2013

Fiscal year 2013 was yet another joke. Pervasive ad blocking and the weak consumer spending are not helping.Ad blicking has continued to grow signmificantly. This is a new challenge as this site like others depends on ad revenue to pay the bills. Problems with Azure forced us to change URLs which hurt site traffic a …

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VENTUREBEAT.COM

We claim proprietor trademark for the name “Hardcore Games” and the banner design which is present on every page on the site. Passing off as Hardcore Games™ is a common law tort enforceable in Canada. Its also a criminal offence which contravenes several statutes. EXCERPTS FROM THE UNITED STATES CONOLIDSATED CRIMINAL CODE 15 U.S. Code …

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FISCAL 2012

Fiscal year 2012 was yet another joke. Pervasive ad blocking and the weak consumer spending are not helping.Ad blocking rates have become higher recently. Countermeasures are showing a 10% rate of ad locking. We are continuing to use Amazon ads as they seem to be the best paying in recent years. QUARTERLY RESULTS HARDWARE FAILURES …

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MINECRAFT-MP.COM

We claim proprietor trademark for the name “Hardcore Games” and the banner design which is present on every page on the site. Passing off as Hardcore Games™ is a common law tort enforceable in Canada. Its also a criminal offence which contravenes several statutes. EXCERPTS FROM THE UNITED STATES CONOLIDSATED CRIMINAL CODE 15 U.S. Code …

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FISCAL 2011

Fiscal year 2011 was yet another joke. Pervasive ad blocking and the weak consumer spending are not helping. Unemployment has improved over last year but low wages and large numbers of part time jobs mean more lean times ahead. We are continuing to use Amazon ads as they seem to be the best paying in …

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HARDCOREGAMES.NET

We claim proprietor trademark for the name “Hardcore Games” and the banner design which is present on every page on the site. Passing off as Hardcore Games™ is a common law tort enforceable in Canada. Its also a criminal offence which contravenes several statutes. The user(s) of hardcoregames.net was infringing on our trademark. Despite out …

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BRAWL.COM

We claim proprietor trademark for the name “Hardcore Games” and the banner design which is present on every page on the site. Passing off as Hardcore Games™ is a common law tort enforceable in Canada. Its also a criminal offence which contravenes several statutes. EXCERPTS FROM THE UNITED STATES CONOLIDSATED CRIMINAL CODE 15 U.S. Code …

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FISCAL 2010

Fiscal year 2010 was yet another joke. Pervasive ad blocking and the weak consumer spending are not helping. High unemployment has reduced site traffic by 90% from 5 years ago, We moved our site to the new Microsoft Azure web servers as it seemed to be the best idea to move to the cloud,. The …

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FISCAL 2009

Fiscal year 2009 was yet another joke. Other commission ads are not getting any action at all. Seems that the old days of making money are long gone. With Google owning DoubleClick it does mean fewer affiliate choices for web sites like us. We are using Google Adsense and we are starting to use Amazon Ads. QUARTERLY …

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FISCAL 2008

Fiscal year 2008 was yet another joke. Other commission ads are not getting any action at all. Seems that the old days of making money are long gone. With Google owning DoubleClick it does mean fewer affiliate choices for web sites like us. QUARTERLY RESULTS

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FISCAL 2007

Fiscal year 2007 was yet another joke. Other commission ads are not getting any action at all. Seems that the old days of making money are long gone. Site traffic has been moderate but as the site grows it should slowly grow. QUARTERLY RESULTS

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FISCAL 2006

Fiscal year 2006 was yet another joke. Other commission ads are not getting any action at all. Seems that the old days of making money are ;ong gone. QUARTERLY RESULTS

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FISCAL 2005

Fiscal year 2005 was yet another joke. Other commission ads are not getting any action at all. Seems that the old days of making money are long gone. QUARTERLY RESULTS

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