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WIN: One of three copies of Watch Dogs for your platform of choice!

by Joseph Murphy - on May 28th 2014 - 1 Comment
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*Competition is now closed* The Gaming Liberty has teamed up with Player1 Gaming to offer gamers a chance to bag a copy of Watch Dogs. We have three copies of Ubisoft’s open world hacking adventure to give away to our readers, with the winners of the competition even getting a chance to pick their platform of preference (Xbox...

Dark Souls I to retain GFWL framework, Namco seeking support through “other services”

by Joseph Murphy - on May 20th 2014 - No Comments
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Bandai Namco has revealed Dark Souls I will continue to support Microsoft’s Games for Windows Live (GFWL) framework “for the foreseeable future”. Microsoft’s framework handles the online functionality of the original Dark Souls title, a framework that really bombed with the Dark Souls community. But now, there’s...

EA confirms online services for 50 titles to cease

by Joseph Murphy - on May 12th 2014 - No Comments
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EA has confirmed they will not sustain the online services for over fifty of their titles after the recent closure of Gamespy. The online services for the titles will cease from June, with the full list of affected games covering all walks of life from the publishers catalog, including some titles from the Battlefield series, Command &...

Sony to terminate online servers for MAG, GT5, Resistance 3 and more

by Joseph Murphy - on Jan 6th 2014 - 1 Comment
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Sony has confirmed they are to terminate the online servers for a number of older PS3 titles. The games that are affected range from the online-only MAG, Gran Turismo 5, the SOCOM franchise and even go on to span Resistance 1, 2 and 3. There’s still time to get a few games in before it all goes dark, but just for your own heads-up,...

GTA Online getting free “Beach Bum” update next week

by Joseph Murphy - on Nov 13th 2013 - No Comments
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Rockstar has revealed new content that’s hitting GTA Online November 19th. Entitled “Beach Bum”, the update comes free of charge and adds news weapons, new vehicles, new jobs, clothes and plenty more goodness. Here’s the full, and rather large, breakdown direct from Rockstar: New Jobs: The Beach Bum update will bring...

PSN maintenance incoming, starts later today

by Joseph Murphy - on Jun 25th 2013 - No Comments
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Sony has confirmed there’s PSN maintenance incoming. Starting at 5.30pm BST/6.30pm CET, and running until 12am BST/1.00am CET, the maintenance will see gamers unable to access the store, home or their account management until it ends. As always, if you want to game during the outage, simply log in before it kicks off. ...

How big is The Crew? It’s “really massive”, game “cannot limit” amount of online players says dev

by Joseph Murphy - on Jun 24th 2013 - No Comments
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Ubisoft’s The Crew title will be “really massive” in scale, that’s according to Ivory Tower’s COO Ahmed Boukhelifa. Speaking to OPM at E3 this year, Boukhelifa revealed the team’s scope for the project confiming the game will allow gamers a colossal 10,000km of road to chomp on- which means gamers...

EA scrapping online pass program

by Joseph Murphy - on May 16th 2013 - No Comments
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EA has confirmed they are to scrap their online pass code program. The initiative saw EA titles shipped with a code to access multiplayer features that, when used, couldn’t be used a second time – this essentially forced those that bought the game second hand, to buy an online pass so that they could access co-op and multiplayer...

EA Sports to shut handful of online servers in January. FIFA 11 & NHL 11 among cuts

by Shane Willoughby - on Dec 31st 2012 - No Comments
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FIFA 11 and NHL 11 will be among six EA Sports titles that will lose all online functionality as of next month. EA Sports has announced that it will discontinue online play to FIFA 11, NHL 11, Madden NFL 11, NBA JAM, NBA Live 10 and NCAA Football 11 on January 11th. Head over to EA’s Service Update notice for additional information...

Play Halo 4 before scheduled release – enjoy a permaban!

by Joseph Murphy - on Oct 15th 2012 - 2 Comments
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Halo 4 has leaked, and Microsoft are taking no prisoners when it comes to online activity. According to spreading reports, the firm is issuing permanent bans to anyone who takes the downloaded code online. The official statement reads as follows: So there you go – just wait a little longer and you won’t have to worry about...

Command & Conquer platform announced, Generals 2 goes F2P

by Joseph Murphy - on Aug 15th 2012 at 6:34 pm (IST). This post has 1 Comment

Revealing the news at Gamescom, EA confirmed that Command & Conquer: Generals 2 will be the first…

New SSX short teases possible online multiplayer update

by Shane Willoughby - on Aug 4th 2012 at 3:13 pm (IST). This post has No Comments

SSX might well be about to get an online multiplayer update.

Sony pulling online support from handful of PS3/PSP games

by Shane Willoughby - on Jul 21st 2012 at 11:17 am (IST). This post has No Comments

Sony has announced that it will pull online support for a handful of first party titles, including MotorStorm: Pacific Rift on PS3.

April will see 11 EA servers shut down

by Joseph Murphy - on Mar 19th 2012 at 6:20 pm (IST). This post has 1 Comment

The games range in both popularity and platform but have one thing in common: their online portion will close very soon. The servers will all cease on April 13th so…

Thief 4 to have online mode?

by Joseph Murphy - on Jan 18th 2012 at 10:29 am (IST). This post has No Comments

Since it’s initial announcement way back in 2009, the new Thief title has remained slightly off the radar. Aside from scraps of artwork appearing online, and even…