Home / Tag Archives: internet (page 3)

Tag Archives: internet

5MB net connection needed for ‘good’ PS Now experience

Sony has laid down a benchmark for the internet connection quality needed for a decent streaming games experience with PlayStation Now. And as with all bandwidth-intensive streaming content, a player’s experience with PS Now will depend on the overall quality of the broadband internet connection,” SCE social media manager Sid …

Read More »

FilesTube and TorrentReactor among 21 blocked websites in the UK

The British courts have ordered ISPs to block a further 21 websites accused to sharing illegal material. Sites including FilesTube and TorrentReactor were among those named by the British Recording Music Industry (BPI). ISPs were ordered to block all sites on the list by October 30th. BT and Virgin Media …

Read More »

2m mentions in 24hrs for Grand Theft Auto V on Twitter

As well as taking retail by storm, Grand Theft Auto V has also dominated social networks. Twitter UK has revealed that in the last 24 hours alone Rockstar’s game has been mentioned more than two million times on the service. GTA V has also been gaining wide attention across the …

Read More »

Spurs launches internet kids’ game Tottenham Turfies

London football club Tottenham Hotspur has launched a new children’s internet game called Tottenham Turfies. It will be playable in browsers and will also be released on both Android and iOS. Spurs reckons it’s the world’s first fully-interactive digital experience for children to be created and developed by a football …

Read More »

Australian man wants to kill CAPTCHA

A disabled internet user has begun a campaign that will attempt to rid the internet of CAPTCHA. CAPTCHA (which stands for Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) is an online security measure used by many leading websites that is designed to stop spam bots from …

Read More »

OPINION: Ignore Cameron’s censorship plans at your [REDACTED] peril

It is not yet known whether the ‘child protecting’ web censorship plans proposed by XXXXXXXXXXXXX David Cameron will harm games. But fears are mounting it might. Cameron’s preferred web filter is the TalkTalk-owned HomeSafe. It is an opt-in system for customers but the Government recommends all ISPs use it or …

Read More »

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. Earlier this month it was reported that the game would need a one-time net connection before it would work. This is now apparently not the case. That’s not to …

Read More »

Valve – provider of games to high-income households

Take an average internet user. Then take an internet user whose household income is 50,000 or more. That second user is known as a ‘high income’ user. That’s despite the fact that families making 50,000 in London are PROPER SKINT. But that’s not a debate for these pages. What is …

Read More »

Xbox One pre-owned and online policies are "definitive", unlikely to change in near-term

Those hoping for a swift U-turn from Microsoft look set for disappointment. Microsoft’s studios boss Phil Spencer has told CVG that the policies regarding Xbox One’s online and software authorisation requirements are definitive” and will remain in place. For now. "We wanted to set our definitive policy in black and …

Read More »

"We have a product for people who aren’t able to get some form of connectivity, it’s called Xbox 360"

The public reaction to Xbox One’s online requirements is not realistic, Microsoft’s interactive entertainment business boss Don Mattrick has argued. Speaking in a video interview with Gametrailers (as transcribed by Spong) an somewhat flustered looking Mattrick cautiously argued that the online reaction had been unrealistic. "The average internet connection is …

Read More »