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GameSpy is shutting down

GameSpy, the online multiplayer service, is shutting down which could put hundreds of games offline from the likes of Bohemia Interactive, EA, Ubisoft, Nintendo, Konami, Capcom and more. Glu’s GameSpy multiplayer servers officially go offline on the 31st of May The GameSpy client has previously powered servers for Red Dead …

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Microsoft shows off Cloud gaming tech demo

Microsoft has shown off a tech demo for its cloud computing technology at its yearly Build Developers Conference this week. Microsoft has talked about cloud computing and its ability to help systems run games better for some time now but had yet to really show gamers any proof. Titanfall is …

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Hearthstone has started rolling out on iPad

Blizzard’s popular free to play collectible card game, Hearthstone, has begun rolling out to iPads. The developer is referring to this as a ‘soft-launch’ as it is currently only available in select countries in order to test the app’s stability but global availability is expected to come soon. Right now …

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Microsoft to drop Windows license fees for select devices

Microsoft Corp. announced at the Build 2014 conference on Wednesday that it would waive licensing fees for special versions of Windows operating systems for select devices. Microsoft wants to enable partners to offer lower-cost systems in the highly competitive smartphone, tablet and PC categories. Microsoft Windows will be available for …

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EA apologises for April Fools Wii U jab

EA has apologised for some April Fool’s tweets that came from the Frostbite Engine Twitter account yesterday, branding them as “unnecessary” and “stupid. The Wii U taunting tweets have been deleted but EA COO, Peter Moore, has still apologised on behalf of the company. Gamers will know of the Frostbite …

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Square Enix to renew focus on the ‘core gamers’

Square Enix President, Yosuke Matsuda , believes that the company has”lost its focus”, after trying to make games that would appeal to players world wide. The realisation came about after seeing how well 3DS JRPG, Bravely Default, performed across the globe. In an interview with Nikkei Trendy (translated by Siliconera), Matsuda …

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SOE: PlanetSide 2 pop-up ads aren’t going away

If you’ve been playing PlanetSide 2 recently then you may have noticed that SOE has implemented a new notification system. This new system will give free players little pop-up ads which periodically ask them if they want to upgrade to a premium membership. Many players began receiving these notifications several …

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Call of Duty to get Predator themed DLC

Following on from the franchises recent alien DLC, Call of Duty is set to get Predator themed DLC too, Infinity Ward has teased. The new DLC is said to be part of the upcoming Devastation pack for Call of Duty Ghosts, which arrives on the 3rd of April for all …

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Sony posts hands-on video of project Morpheus VR helmet

Sony Corp. has posted the first video covering hands-on experience with its code-named project Morpheus virtual reality helmet. The device seems to work perfectly with the PlayStation 4 video game console. [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlS3Yx_aJH8′] The current iteration of the project Morpheus features a 5” panel with 1920×RGB×1080 (960×RGB×1080 per eye) resolution …

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