Entries in 'online' (62)

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
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

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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

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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
Battlefield Hardline will offer 'great stability at launch', dev promises

Battlefield Hardline will offer 'great stability at launch', dev promises

The problems that have beset Battlefield 4 since launch will not be repeated when Battlefield Hardline arrives.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 10:53AM in News

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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
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
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