Entries in 'online' (91)

No PlayStation Plus required for No Man's Sky online features

No PlayStation Plus required for No Man's Sky online features

PS4 owners will not be required to subscribe to PlayStation Plus if they wish to advantage of No Man’s Sky galaxy-spanning online features.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2016 at 3:29PM in News
From Software is investigating alleged unfair Dark Souls 3 bans

From Software is investigating alleged unfair Dark Souls 3 bans

A number of players claim to have been wrongly banned from the online component of Dark Souls 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 1:39PM in News
Nintendo launches official eBay store

Nintendo launches official eBay store

Gamers looking for a cheaper Wii U or 3DS now have an official route to score a cheaper console.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 23rd 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Amazon expands one-hour delivery to third UK city

Amazon expands one-hour delivery to third UK city

The North-East is the latest UK region to gain Amazon’s Prime Now delivery service.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 19th 2015 at 10:12AM in News

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Take-Two: 'GTA Online success won't change our strategy'

Take-Two: 'GTA Online success won't change our strategy'

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick says the publisher will continue to launch multiple triple-A boxed games a year, despite the rapid growth of its digital business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
ShopTo plots further digital console expansion

ShopTo plots further digital console expansion

Online retailer ShopTo is now selling PS4 download codes.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 5th 2015 at 9:26AM in News
Rockstar calls time for GTA Online on Xbox 360 and PS3, halts further updates

Rockstar calls time for GTA Online on Xbox 360 and PS3, halts further updates

Nearly two years after Grand Theft Auto V’s online multiplayer was launched, the service appears to be reaching its end-of-life on the older generation of consoles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 11th 2015 at 8:56AM in News
Konami to shut down PES 2014 servers this November

Konami to shut down PES 2014 servers this November

The final whistle is about to blow for those still playing PES 2014 online.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 12th 2015 at 9:43AM in News

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Crackdown 3's destructible world restricted to multiplayer

Crackdown 3's destructible world restricted to multiplayer

The highly impressive 100% destructible world of Microsoft’s Xbox One exclusive Crackdown 3 will be limited to the game’s online multiplayer mode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 12:04PM in News
European Commission: Our 'Digital Single Market' will strengthen the industry

European Commission: Our 'Digital Single Market' will strengthen the industry

The European Commission insists that its proposed Digital Single Market will open up the whole of Europe for games retailers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 9:34AM in News
Online sexism 'really just a form of bullying'

Online sexism 'really just a form of bullying'

A new study has said the hostility inflicted on women in many online environments is little more than a form of bullying.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 11:05AM in News
All League of Legends ranked matches taken offline after huge bug discovered

All League of Legends ranked matches taken offline after huge bug discovered

A game-wide bug has forced Riot to temporarily disable ranked League of Legends matches as it works to fix the issue.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:33AM in News

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First Amazon Prime Day video game deals appear

First Amazon Prime Day video game deals appear

Ahead of Amazon’s members-only Prime Day sale tomorrow, the promotion’s first video game offers have started to appear.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 14th 2015 at 3:54PM in News
DayZ is losing players as full release remains a distant prospect

DayZ is losing players as full release remains a distant prospect

With an exist from Steam Early Access still a long way off, players seem to be abandoning online zombie game DayZ.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2015 at 12:01PM in News
ASA ponders investigation of three online games

ASA ponders investigation of three online games

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has referred three unnamed online games to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2015 at 1:49PM in News
New Need for Speed requires online connection

New Need for Speed requires online connection

EA’s Need for Speed reboot will require an online connection to play.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 29th 2015 at 12:28PM in News

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Move over Elder Scrolls: Tera Online is now the biggest MMO of all time on Steam

Move over Elder Scrolls: Tera Online is now the biggest MMO of all time on Steam

In news that might surprise many, the biggest MMO on PC platform Steam isn’t Final Fantasy XIV, EVE Online or The Elder Scrolls Online.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 2:39PM in News
Console version of Elder Scrolls Online won't be locked out of pre-owned market

Console version of Elder Scrolls Online won't be locked out of pre-owned market

UPDATE: Bethesda has confirmed that no CD key will be required for the console version of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
2K Sports turns NBA 2K14 back on, extends online support to legacy titles

2K Sports turns NBA 2K14 back on, extends online support to legacy titles

Players of 2K14 are now once again able to access their single-player careers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live subscriptions added to consumer price index

PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live subscriptions added to consumer price index

Online game subscriptions like PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live will now be used to calculate the impact of inflation. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 17th 2015 at 12:38PM in News
Ridge Racer Unbounded's European servers have been shut down

Ridge Racer Unbounded's European servers have been shut down

Bandai Namco has turned off all online functionality for 2012 release Ridge Racer Unbounded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2015 at 3:53PM in News
'The malware threat to online games is growing'

'The malware threat to online games is growing'

Chris Boyd, malware intelligence analyst at Malwarebytes, reveals the latest tactics being adopted by cyber criminals in their attempts to steal from gamers

on Jan 27th 2015 at 3:52PM in News
Dragon's Dogma Online announced for PC, PS4 and PS3

Dragon's Dogma Online announced for PC, PS4 and PS3

A free-to-play entry in Capcom’s Dragon’s Dogma series has been unveiled for release in Japan later this year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 27th 2015 at 3:11PM in News
Selling in the Social Age: How to harness the power of the internet

Selling in the Social Age: How to harness the power of the internet

Times have changed. So goes the well-worn adage, and it holds as true for games retail as any other sector caught up in the digital revolution.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round will launch without online play on PC

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round will launch without online play on PC

Team Ninja has confirmed that upcoming brawler Dead or Alive 5 Last Round won’t offer online gameplay at launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2014 at 9:24AM in News