Entries in 'online' (76)

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
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

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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

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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
Elite: Dangerous' online u-turn draws criticism from players

Elite: Dangerous' online u-turn draws criticism from players

The decision to strip the offline mode from upcoming space shooter Elite: Dangerous has gone down like a lead balloon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2014 at 1:36PM in News
Offline mode dropped from Elite: Dangerous

Offline mode dropped from Elite: Dangerous

Plans to offer an offline mode in Elite: Dangerous have been dropped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2014 at 10:19AM in News

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Sledgehammer co-founder: Call of Duty community is not toxic or misogynistic

Sledgehammer co-founder: Call of Duty community is not toxic or misogynistic

Misogyny is not common within Call of Duty’s online community, Sledgehammer’s co-founder and head of development Michael Condrey has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2014 at 3:31PM in News
The FBI is investigating the online harassment of game developers

The FBI is investigating the online harassment of game developers

The International Game Developers Association is working with the FBI to try and tackle the recent rise in harassment suffered by game developers online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 3:55PM in News
IGDA offers support for harassed developers

IGDA offers support for harassed developers

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) has vowed to offer support for developers who have experienced harassment online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 1:41PM in News

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Hundreds of developers sign letter asking gaming community to stop abuse

Hundreds of developers sign letter asking gaming community to stop abuse

Developers from an assortment of studios have signed an open letter asking for the hostility that has dogged social media in recent weeks to stop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 8:52AM in News
Execs depart EVE Online developer CCP as San Francisco office closes

Execs depart EVE Online developer CCP as San Francisco office closes

CCP, the maker of expansive MMO space sim EVE Online, has announced plans to close its San Francisco office, with two executives also set to depart from the firm.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 1:06PM in News
INTERVIEW: DriveClub's comeback

INTERVIEW: DriveClub's comeback

There must have been a point for UK-based Evolution Studios when it wished the first rule of DriveClub was that you do not talk about DriveClub.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 11th 2014 at 11:50AM in News
Grand Theft Auto IV's iCEnhancer mod creator quits scene due to online abuse

Grand Theft Auto IV's iCEnhancer mod creator quits scene due to online abuse

The creator of a hugely popular Grand Theft Auto IV mod has quit work on the project due to the torrent of vitriol he has been forced to endure online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2014 at 12:21PM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to game capture devices

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to game capture devices

The rise of the YouTube star has also given rise to scores of budding players wishing to share their gaming achievements online. MCV takes a look at the capture devices ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 25th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
GameStop plots UK loyalty programme

GameStop plots UK loyalty programme

Global retail giant GameStop told MCV this week that its UK website has seen ‘triple digit’ growth over the last few years.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 7th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
NIS America responds to store complaints but ignores key issues

NIS America responds to store complaints but ignores key issues

Gamers angered by the recently opened NIS America online store in Europe have reacted badly to the company's response to the complaints.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 2:56PM in News
YouTube debuts 60 frames per second videos with new Battlefield: Hardline short

YouTube debuts 60 frames per second videos with new Battlefield: Hardline short

Content creators now have the option of uploading video at 60fps to YouTube.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 1:04PM in News
Bungie vows to make sure Destiny works at launch

Bungie vows to make sure Destiny works at launch

Battlefield 4, Grand Theft Auto Online, Final Fantasy XIV, SimCity, Half-Life 2, Diablo III – the list of online launch disasters is hardly a small one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 1:00PM in News