MegaUP : Upload if you can! Xbox, Windows Phone 7 Game Inspired By Megaupload Shutdown


Last week, after the protest of SIPA, POPA the internet piracy act – the US Justice Department came down hard on Megaupload and its mega founder, Kim Dotcom was arrested. You all might have known about, a site that lets users to upload and share files with friends and public which also had movie, music streaming online. The American FBI shuts down the for copyright violation which causing $500 million dollars and arrested the owner Kim Dotcom and several of his employees.

Want to know about Kim Dotcom, the owner of Megaupload ? I read an article few days back about the luxurious life of Kim dotcom who owned a $30 million dollar mansion and few luxury cars including mercz and RR phantom. Check out the photos here. Also you should check out this article at WSJ ‘Inside the Lavish Life Of Web’s Mr. Dotcom – link

Today, here is a Megaupload video game that rises after the closure of The game is inspired from the shut down of Megaupload and the arrest of Kim dotcom. So taking the opportunity to create a video game based on the popular storage service.

The popular spanish gaming company has developed a game where it puts the users in the skins of megaupload founders. The game is titled ‘MegaUP: Upload if you can! where the objective of the game is to escape from FBI agents and run out. All you have to do is run, run and run! There are many obstacles in the gaming session where you need to overcome all those obstacles and run away from the FBI agents.

Playing the game is so simple. You need to move the character (read it as founder of megaupload :P) and make him run away from the FBI agents. In the game, there is a van named ‘Internet SWAT’ which is chasing after him and there are some obstacles stand in his way.

So what is the reward or gaming points while you keep running ? Once you keep him running away, the files will be stored on the web, on the screen you will see how the load is progressing and that will be your reward.

Here is a small snippet from the description ” In 2012 four men owners of a known uploader web were sent to prison by the government of freedom for a crime they didn’t commit. These men promptly escaped from prision. Today, still wanted by the government of freedom, they survive as uploaders of fortune. If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can hire them. ”

The game is currently available for Windows Phone and XBox live.

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  1. Nimsrules says:

    I still wish Megaupload comes back. Moreoever, they just hosted the data uploaded by the users, dunno why were they banned.

  2. Suraj Nair says:

    Quick thinking by the Spanish company, now they can rake in more money. If you are not in the news then you should do something which is around the most trending news.

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