Entries in 'connection' (19)

The PS4 is here! And PSN is struggling to cope

The PS4 is here! And PSN is struggling to cope

The next-gen is finally upon us following the North American launch of the PS4 last night.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2013 at 9:45AM in News
Forza 5 will not require net connection on first play... but will to complete the game

Forza 5 will not require net connection on first play... but will to complete the game

Xbox One owners will not need to be connected to the internet to get Forza 5 working upon its initial install.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 2:25PM in News
Microsoft dev director dismisses always-on "drama"... then locks Twitter account

Microsoft dev director dismisses always-on "drama"... then locks Twitter account

Will Xbox 720 require an always-on internet connection? It's possibly the biggest question in console gaming right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2013 at 5:17PM in News
PS3 version of Black Ops 2 has a few online teething issues

PS3 version of Black Ops 2 has a few online teething issues

With millions of day one sales, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 was always going to experience a couple of hiccups.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2012 at 1:37PM in News

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SimCity requires always-on internet connection

SimCity requires always-on internet connection

Buyers of EA’s upcoming SimCity PC game will need a constant internet connection to play it.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 29th 2012 at 11:02AM in News
Crysis DRM rumours on Xbox 360 are not true

Crysis DRM rumours on Xbox 360 are not true

The digital release of Crysis on Xbox 360 has DRM? It’s the end of the world! EA are dead to me! I’m going to kill my cat!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2011 at 3:28PM in News
Driver's always-on DRM scrapped

Driver's always-on DRM scrapped

Ubisoft has altered the way digital rights management works in the PC version of Driver: San Francisco after receiving negative feedback.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 18th 2011 at 11:17AM in News
Ubisoft reportedly softens PC DRM

Ubisoft reportedly softens PC DRM

It looks as if Ubisoft might have dropped its controversial internet-dependent DRM used on some of its key PC titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2011 at 10:07AM in News

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Black Ops multiplayer problems persist

Black Ops multiplayer problems persist

Some PS3 owners are reportedly still experiencing problems with the online component of Call of Duty: Black Ops despite the release of a patch that was supposed to address the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2010 at 2:34PM in News
Demon launches game broadband service

Demon launches game broadband service

Internet service provider Demon has introduced a new service which promises a faster broadband connection for the gaming community.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 23rd 2010 at 11:29AM in News
Sega defends Alpha Protocol DRM

Sega defends Alpha Protocol DRM

Details about the requirements of the Uniloc: SoftAnchor DRM that Sega has chosen to ship with the upcoming PC release of Alpha Protocol have been outlined by the publisher in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2010 at 5:32PM in News
Ubisoft DRM reportedly hacked

Ubisoft DRM reportedly hacked

Hackers have reportedly found a way to circumvent Ubisoft’s controversial PC DRM that requires users maintain a constant internet connection even when playing single-player games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2010 at 1:40PM in News

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Ubisoft sticking with internet DRM

Ubisoft sticking with internet DRM

It’s been a torrid few weeks for Ubisoft’s internet-dependent PC DRM policy, but despite the turbulence the publisher has pledged to stick with its security measures, claiming that most of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2010 at 6:39PM in News
Now C&C4’s DRM suffers problems

Now C&C4’s DRM suffers problems

EA has had to endure a weekend of complaints following several reports that PC gamers trying to play recent release Command & Conquer 4 have been plagued with problems relating ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 12:06PM in News
Government cools ‘net disconnection threats

Government cools ‘net disconnection threats

In a lengthy response to a petition calling for Government to abandon Business Secretary Peter Mandelson’s plans to disconnect the internet connections of file-sharers, Number 10 has seemingly confirmed that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2010 at 2:06PM in News
Ubisoft: Impact of piracy measures will be "limited"

Ubisoft: Impact of piracy measures will be "limited"

The contentious copy-protection method that will require all Ubisoft PC titles to be constantly connected to the web is crucial for fighting piracy, the publisher says.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 12:52PM in News

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Ubisoft defends piracy plans

Ubisoft defends piracy plans

Ubisoft has further clarified its intentions to employ an “always-on” internet connection policy in some of its future PC releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2010 at 5:04PM in News
Ubi looks to net piracy solution

Ubi looks to net piracy solution

In a move to try and quell the ongoing piracy problem on PC, Ubisoft will require players of a selection of its future PC titles to have a constant connection ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2010 at 12:15PM in News
Xbox Live recovers after troubled weekend

Xbox Live recovers after troubled weekend

Microsoft has claimed that technical issues which saw many users face problems accessing the Xbox Live network over the weekend have now been resolved.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2008 at 10:44AM in News