Entries in 'online' (75)

Gamers more likely to friend trash-talking males and polite females

Gamers more likely to friend trash-talking males and polite females

Men who play aggressively online are more likely to have their friend requests accepted than those who are polite and passive, a new report has found.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 3:07PM in News
Good Old Games reveals Steam-rivalling GOG Galaxy

Good Old Games reveals Steam-rivalling GOG Galaxy

Steam but without any DRM or online requirements – that’s effectively the pitch for CDProjekt’s new GOG Galaxy client.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2014 at 11:28AM in News
VIDEO: Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded on the way from Crytek

VIDEO: Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded on the way from Crytek

Crysis developer Crytek has announced its second title in as many days.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2014 at 1:37PM in News
MOBA: The story so far

MOBA: The story so far

It all started with a mod. Well, actually, that’s not necessarily true.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 3rd 2014 at 12:15PM in News

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uPlay's Watch Dogs troubles affecting Xbox Live

uPlay's Watch Dogs troubles affecting Xbox Live

The early technical struggles of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs appear to have created a domino effect that is causing trouble on all major gaming networks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2014 at 3:34PM in News
Game over for online play on Wii and DS

Game over for online play on Wii and DS

Owners of both Wii and DS will no longer be able to play their titles online from today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2014 at 4:07PM in News
Deal struck for online piracy warning letters in UK

Deal struck for online piracy warning letters in UK

A rather archaic sounding deal between the entertainment industry and ISPs has been struck that will see warning letters sent to those suspected of piracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 9:10AM in News
Zenimax urges Elder Scrolls Online players to break the rules, name and shame gold spammers

Zenimax urges Elder Scrolls Online players to break the rules, name and shame gold spammers

Naming and shaming is normally prohibited on The Elder Scrolls Online’s boards. But rules are made to be broken.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 10:24AM in News

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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
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
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