Entries in 'online' (423)

Internet abuse has become 'the new normal'

Internet abuse has become 'the new normal'

Former Microsoft Studios creative director Adam Orth has spoken of how a tirade of abuse from people on the internet affected his life and lost him his job.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:15AM in News
UPDATED: Now Titanfall suffers problems on PC

UPDATED: Now Titanfall suffers problems on PC

Having been unplayable for a period overnight on Xbox Live, now the PC version of Titanfall is experiencing issues.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Xbox Live downtime brings Titanfall to a temporary halt

Xbox Live downtime brings Titanfall to a temporary halt

Titanfall’s US launch was last night disrupted after a short stint of Xbox Live downtime.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2014 at 9:16AM in News
Online play and other services being shut down on Wii and DS

Online play and other services being shut down on Wii and DS

Nintendo’s Wi-Fi Connect services will shortly be shut down.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 10:19AM in News

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Ebuyer ponders move onto High Street

Ebuyer ponders move onto High Street

Online retailer Ebuyer.com is considering opening its first shops on the High Street.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 9:56AM in News
EA says Titanfall won't repeat Battlefield 4's online stutters

EA says Titanfall won't repeat Battlefield 4's online stutters

The extreme problems that have dogged Battlefield 4 unavoidably cast a shadow over EA’s upcoming online-only title Titanfall.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:21AM in News
And so it begins - Ubisoft to release Ghost Recon Online on Steam Early Access

And so it begins - Ubisoft to release Ghost Recon Online on Steam Early Access

And then the industry realised that there’s a ton of money to be made by releasing unfinished games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 10:59AM in News
ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

UK online retailer ShopTo says it is enjoying its most successful year on record.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2014 at 11:04AM in News

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UPDATE: PC version of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance won't work offline

UPDATE: PC version of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance won't work offline

The recently released PC version of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance on Steam appears to crash if a user’s internet connection is lost.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Gran Turismo 5 and Resistance trilogy servers going offline

Gran Turismo 5 and Resistance trilogy servers going offline

PS3 owners will soon find the online features of some key titles are no longer available.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 12:27PM in News
PS4 beats Xbox One in retail web traffic share

PS4 beats Xbox One in retail web traffic share

Sony’s PS4 has commanded a greater share of online web traffic across five leading retail websites in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2013 at 10:16AM in News
Online PS4 prices surge 41% since launch

Online PS4 prices surge 41% since launch

The price that consumers are willing to pay for PS4 is shooting up as we get closer to Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 11:33AM in News

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Konami requests delisting for Skullgirls on Xbox Live and PSN

Konami requests delisting for Skullgirls on Xbox Live and PSN

Xbox Live Arcade and PSN title Skullgirls looks likely to be removed from sale in the near future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 3:03PM in News
PS4 generated 4% more social media buzz than Xbox One in first 72 hours

PS4 generated 4% more social media buzz than Xbox One in first 72 hours

New research from Way To Blue has suggested that PS4 put in a stronger social media performance than Xbox One in their respective 72 hour launch periods.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 3:12PM in News
Amazon bringing Sunday deliveries to London this Christmas

Amazon bringing Sunday deliveries to London this Christmas

Online retailer Amazon is to start offering Sunday deliveries in the UK for the first time this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 1:47PM in News
Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's is to stop selling physical entertainment products online in favour of an entirely on-demand model.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 20th 2013 at 6:10PM in News

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Battlefield 4 suffers DDOS attack on PC, PS4 version suffers early struggles

Battlefield 4 suffers DDOS attack on PC, PS4 version suffers early struggles

It has not been a good weekend for Battlefield 4 fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 10:19AM in News
Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

The UK arm of online retailer Amazon cannot guarantee pre-Christmas delivery of either next-gen console for those who have yet to order.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2013 at 9:30AM in News
UK retailers offer exclusive Dark Souls II pre-order merchandise

UK retailers offer exclusive Dark Souls II pre-order merchandise

Namco Bandai is rewarding consumers who pre-order Dark Souls II with a host of exclusive loot.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 14th 2013 at 10:47AM in News
The Cloud unlikely to deliver Xbox 360 backwards compatibility to Xbox One

The Cloud unlikely to deliver Xbox 360 backwards compatibility to Xbox One

It’s looking unlikely that Microsoft will bring Xbox 360 backwards compatibility to Xbox One via its Cloud computing services.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 10:39AM in News
Single-player ACIV: Black Flag features locked behind Online Pass

Single-player ACIV: Black Flag features locked behind Online Pass

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag locks away one of its single player features to those who have not registered an Online Pass.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:00AM in News
eBay acquires Shutl courier network

eBay acquires Shutl courier network

Online auction giant eBay has acquired UK courier business Shutl.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 4:08PM in News
Shock - Grand Theft Auto Online servers are struggling

Shock - Grand Theft Auto Online servers are struggling

In news that should surprise not a single living soul, Grand Theft Auto Online is struggling to cope with the colossal demand being put on it by eager gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 1:11PM in News
2m mentions in 24hrs for Grand Theft Auto V on Twitter

2m mentions in 24hrs for Grand Theft Auto V on Twitter

As well as taking retail by storm, Grand Theft Auto V has also dominated social networks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 12:59PM in News
Microsoft admits surprise at extent of Xbox One negativity

Microsoft admits surprise at extent of Xbox One negativity

“Was I surprised that people had a reaction to it? No. I mean, we knew it was going to be a controversial decision. Was I surprised how negative the reaction ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2013 at 9:38AM in News