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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. August 11th will see shut-offs for the likes of Battlefield 2: Modern Combat on Xbox 360, Medal of Honor duo Airborne and Heroes on PSP …

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Online shutdown for GRID

Just three years after it hit retail Codemasters has shut down the online servers for Race Driver: Grid. The move only relates to the PS3 and PC versions of the title. The Xbox 360 servers will continue to operate as normal. "After three years of service, 2008’s Race Driver: GRID’s …

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Turbine takes control of LOTRO

Developer Turbine will assume full control of MMO title The Lord of the Rings Online in Europe from June 1st, merging the US and European servers in the process. Until now Codemasters has handled the game in Europe. Current players will need to migrate their Codemasters accounts to the new …

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The end is nigh for Eye of Judgement

Three years after it debuted on PS3, Sony has confirmed that it is to pull the plug on the online services connected to card battling title The Eye of Judgement. The game works by using the PSEye to scan real-life cards that are placed on a real deck. These are …

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Ubisofts DRM woes hit new low

Having already been forced to defend its controversial new PC DRM to the hilt, Ubisoft this weekend has faced a fresh backlash from gamers after a technical problem prevented owners of Assassin’s Creed II and Silent Hunter V from playing their games. The publisher’s DRM requires that both titles constantly …

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EA to shut down old game servers

Publisher EA is to power down a host of servers used to run the multiplayer component of a number of last-gen and some early next-gen titles, it has revealed. Titles in line to see their strings cut include Facebreaker, Fight Night Round 3, NASCAR 09, Burnout Revenge, FIFA 07, Tiger …

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Codemasters drops ArchLord

UK publisher Codemasters has chosen not to renew its deal to operate MMO ArchLord in the West – though the game will not be closing with Webzen stepping in to take control of the service. A Codemasters statement on the ArchLord forum reads: Our licence for ArchLord is due to …

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Codemasters to close RF Online

Britsoft firm Codemasters has announced that it to turn off its European servers for its PC MMO RF Online on November 10th. A statement on the official site claims that the decision was reached following the failure to agree contract renewal terms with the game’s Korean developer CCR, resulting in …

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Metal Gear Online delayed

After a weekend of technical woes following the release of Konami’s Metal Online Beta on Sony’s PlayStation Network, the publisher has officially taken its servers offline until it figures out a way to cope with the huge traffic heading towards them. The beta appeared on PS3’s PSN for download on …

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