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Notch at loggerheads with Minecraft users (and press) over EULA

The monetization rules that govern Minecraft servers have led to a public spat between the game’s creator and his community. It’s also led to some public bickering with the press. Mojang recently confirmed its intention to enforce details in its end user licence agreement (EULA) for Minecraft that while permitting …

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Minecraft Realms launches in North America

Mojang’s private-server service Minecraft Realms is now available in North America, the studio announced earlier today. The Minecraft service offers players the option to buy a premium subscription for Mojang to host a private server for friends, families, and other small groups. Subscriptions cost $13 per month, and provide 24/7 …

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DICE ‘unhappy’ with Battlefield 4 server performance

Battlefield 4 developer DICE has admitted that it’s still not satisfied with the online performance of its multiplayer shooter. We wanted to provide a quick update on the issues with Battlefield 4 ‘rubber-banding’ some players on certain platforms experienced during matches with 64-players,” it said on the game’s blog. Looking …

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Titanfall server stability in Microsoft’s hands

Titanfall is indisputably great, but the game ultimately will live or die by its online functionality. As discovered by Battlefield 4, releasing a game is only half the battle when it comes to online-dependent titles. For Titanfall to realise its true potential it must work – consistently and indefinitely. And …

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Gran Turismo 5 and Resistance trilogy servers going offline

PS3 owners will soon find the online features of some key titles are no longer available. Sony has confirmed that the online servers for Gran Turismo 5 will be taken offline on May 20th 2014. Before that, however, the online servers for Resistance: Fall of Man, Resistance 2 and Resistance …

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Battlefield 4 suffers DDOS attack on PC, PS4 version suffers early struggles

It has not been a good weekend for Battlefield 4 fans. EA confirmed that the PC version of the game suffered a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack for much of the last 48 hours, preventing users from accessing the game’s online mode. The game’s Battlelog page carried the following …

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Shock – Grand Theft Auto Online servers are struggling

In news that should surprise not a single living soul, Grand Theft Auto Online is struggling to cope with the colossal demand being put on it by eager gamers. Just as Rockstar warned would be the case just last week, the internet is awash with reports of failed login attempts, …

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Square Enix suspends digital sales of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

It seems that the reincarnation of Final Fantasy XIV has proved a big success – although it has come at a cost. Square Enix has announced that it has halted digital sales of the game as it attempts to get to grip with the high server traffic that has resulted …

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SimCity going offline ahead of Update 2.0 implementation

EA is taking SimCity offline – deliberately this time. The game will go offline for around two hours from 9pm tonight in order for dozens of fixes to be applied for many of the issues that have been irking players since launch. Here are the changes in full, as posted …

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