Entries in 'online' (423)

Driver dev defends Uplay Passport

Driver dev defends Uplay Passport

Publisher execs claim that the public like them. Gamers have often seemed less enthused. But the founder of Driver developer Ubisoft Reflections has defended the new Uplay Passport ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2011 at 2:36PM in News
Sony rebrands its online services

Sony rebrands its online services

As of today Sony has gathered its numerous online services under a new, single brand – Sony Entertainment Network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2011 at 10:17AM in News
OPINION: GameStop - goodie or baddie?

OPINION: GameStop - goodie or baddie?

I have a right hand and a left hand. For the purposes of this article, my right hand shall be called mAStaK1lla. He represents the gamer and the consumer in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2011 at 11:55AM in News
Virgin Gaming ups prize fund to £2.6m

Virgin Gaming ups prize fund to £2.6m

A whopping €3m (£2.6m) in prizes can be won by Virgin Gaming members this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 17th 2011 at 10:15AM in News

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Redesigned Play.com goes live

Redesigned Play.com goes live

Online retail giant Play.com has had a makeover, with an emphasis on smoother navigation and tidier pages.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 16th 2011 at 6:18PM in News
Old Republic gets first live demo

Old Republic gets first live demo

GAMESCOM: Attendees at Gamescom 2011 were treated to the first live gameplay demo of Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 16th 2011 at 4:29PM in News
Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes announced

Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes announced

GAMESCOM: EA is to give another major IP the social network treatment with the announcement of Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2011 at 4:24PM in News
OPINION: Diablo III auctions a smart move against gold farmers

OPINION: Diablo III auctions a smart move against gold farmers

By introducing real money auctions for virtual items in Diablo III Blizzard has upped its game in the fight against illegal 'gold farmers'.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 2nd 2011 at 10:50AM in News

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FIFA the star as digital grows at EA

FIFA the star as digital grows at EA

The traditional gaming sector’s current digital crusader, EA, has reported a stellar digital performance for its fiscal Q1 ending June 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2011 at 11:14AM in News
F2P Resistance game goes live

F2P Resistance game goes live

Sony has not just surprised fans with the announcement of a new free-to-play game set in the Resistance universe – it’s also made the game live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2011 at 11:17AM in News
More EA titles suffer online multiplayer chop

More EA titles suffer online multiplayer chop

Publisher EA has announced the names of a fresh bunch of titles that will see support for their multiplayer components cut in the coming weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2011 at 11:19AM in News
GMA 2011: Online and broadcast

GMA 2011: Online and broadcast

The nominations are flooding in for this year’s Games Media Awards, with over 800 journalists, broadcasters, PRs, readers and viewers nominating their favourite mags, websites and more for one of ...

Lisa Carter
by Lisa Carter
on Jul 8th 2011 at 9:41AM in News

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Call of Duty Elite is "the best free games service ever made"

Call of Duty Elite is "the best free games service ever made"

Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg is supremely confident in the Call of Duty online service the publisher is launching with Modern Warfare 3. In fact he thinks Call of Duty Elite’s ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 8th 2011 at 9:22AM in News
Develop Online shatters records again

Develop Online shatters records again

Develop Online, the fastest growing games industry website, has shattered online traffic records in two successive months.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Jul 7th 2011 at 2:11PM in News
Wii U will have "flexible online system"

Wii U will have "flexible online system"

Reggie Fils-Aime has said the upcoming Wii U will have a "flexible" online system.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 6th 2011 at 11:56AM in News
Microtransactions hit DC Universe Online

Microtransactions hit DC Universe Online

An in-game microtransaction-based Marketplace has been introduced to Sony Online Entertainment's PS3 and PC MMO title DC Universe Online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2011 at 10:54AM in News

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Indie up for business award

Indie up for business award

New online retailer Hitari has been shortlisted in the Nectar Business Small Business Awards 2011.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 29th 2011 at 5:20PM in News
FEAR 3 multiplayer hiccup on PS3

FEAR 3 multiplayer hiccup on PS3

Warner has confirmed that the Online Pass required to play FEAR 3 online is not currently available for purchase from the PlayStation Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2011 at 12:41PM in News
Online shutdown for GRID

Online shutdown for GRID

Just three years after it hit retail Codemasters has shut down the online servers for Race Driver: Grid.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2011 at 12:11PM in News
Wii U 'axes friend codes'

Wii U 'axes friend codes'

Ubisoft producer Adrian Blunt has said that the days of Nintendo’s unpopular online friend codes are over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2011 at 1:20PM in News
Capcom backtracks on SFIV DRM

Capcom backtracks on SFIV DRM

No doubt fearful of a backlash similar to that suffered by Ubisoft last year, Capcom has announced that it will remove the DRM it had planned for Street Fighter ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2011 at 2:01PM in News
Develop 100 arrives – read it online

Develop 100 arrives – read it online

Who makes the best games in the world?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2011 at 11:09AM in News
IN DETAIL: Call of Duty Elite

IN DETAIL: Call of Duty Elite

Activision has at last detailed the mysterious premium Call of Duty: Elite service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2011 at 3:00PM in News
No fix for Dirt 3 PSN woes

No fix for Dirt 3 PSN woes

It seems that any hope of a quick fix to patch Dirt 3's online problems on PS3 has been ruled out.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2011 at 3:59PM in News
Disney Universe heading to consoles

Disney Universe heading to consoles

A brand new family-friendly action title is on the way from Disney Interactive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2011 at 11:00AM in News