Entries in 'block' (37)
The new Xbox One WILL NOT require a constant internet connection. Sort of. But it WILL limit pre-owned. We think.
UK retailers are rallying against reported plans to prevent pre-owned sales on the next Xbox.
Whether you like the sound of it or not, at the very least you must understand the motivation behind Microsoft’s online vision for Durango.
Platform holder Sony is doing all it can to calm consumers’ concerns about pre-owned games on PS4.
Will the PS4 limit the functionality of pre-owned games?
Global games retailer GameStop has been lobbying platform holder Microsoft to try and persuade it to abandon its rumoured plans to block pre-owned software on the Next Xbox.
Retailer GameStop has warned Microsoft that any move to block the use of pre-owned software on the console would hurt the machine’s chances.
Creditors of bankrupt publisher THQ have won their fight to block the company's sale to Clearwater Capital.
Shares in global video games retailer GameStop fell seven per cent on news that Sony may be moving to block pre-owned games on the PS4.
Could physical retail about to be dealt a fatal blow?
Online payment company PayPal has begun cutting off accounts connected to Usenet services.
A request from the British Phonographic Industry for ISPs to block access to three additonal torrent sharing sites has been rebuffed.
Several major UK ISPs have expanded their blockade against The Pirate Bay by denying a number of new IP addresses known to be used by the file-sharing website to their ...
BT has finally caved to legal pressure and blocked access to The Pirate Bay for its UK customers.
Nintendo has seemingly confirmed that the Wii U will not block pre-owned software.
Broadband provider O2 will from midnight tonight (Friday May 8th) block access to The Pirate Bay.
Industry insight or wishful thinking? Global games retail giant GameStop believes that the PS4 and Xbox 720 won’t incorporate pre-owned blocking technology.
A Dutch court has ordered Netherland’s The Pirate Party to stop publicising ways in which consumers can circumvent blocks put on The Pirate Bay.
Sony Computer Entertainment America CEO Jack Tretton has admitted that he personally does not support the idea of potentially blocking the use of pre-owned games on next-gen consoles.
Cable TV and internet specialist Virgin Media has become the first UK ISP to block The Pirate Bay from its broadband users.
The BPI has won a landmark UK legal victory that looks set to force ISPs to block controversial content portal The Pirate Bay in the UK.
A lead developer at Crytek has publicly supported the concept of console manufacturers blocking access to second-hand games.
Users who have been banned from EA’s Origin network will now be able to access the single player content of any games on their account.
Infamous BitTorrent site The Pirate Bay could be completely blocked in the UK following a ruling from the High Court.
A design director at developer Volition has claimed that any next-gen move to block the use of pre-owned software “would be fantastic”.