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Ubisoft DRM outage due to attack

Following a weekend of server trouble that lead to some gamers being unable to play their copies of Assassin’s Creed II or Silent Hunter V thanks to Ubisoft’s new internet-only DRM, the publisher has apologised for the outage – adding that the problems were down to an attack” on its …

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More online shutdowns for EA

EA has announced a fresh batch of online server shutdown that will this time leave owners of several next-gen titles unable to access the online component of some of their titles. The news follows confirmation of a large number of server shutdowns last month. Games affected in this round of …

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rllmuk forum fighting for survival

One of the most established video games forums on the internet is in the process of asking its members to invest in it in an effort to both safeguard its future and build toward possible expansion. rllmuk, which was formed out of the ashes of the original Edge forum in …

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Netbook boom could change shape of games industry

Analysts have predicted that the boom in netbook usage around the world could drive forward the importance of casual gaming within the global games industry. Netbooks are relatively low-powered devices that thrive on their portability. Whilst they all boast excellent in-built wireless internet connectivity, many do not include internal storage …

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LittleBigPlanet server woes continue

Following the recent turmoil surrounding the religious sensitivity of its soundtrack , and the subsequent delay and re-dating of Media Molecule’s PS3 exclusive platformer LittleBigPlanet, the game’s North American release has been blighted by technical problems. Despite being patched to version 1.03 both here and in the US, many users …

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