How The Xbox One And PlayStation 4 Are Changing Multiplayer Games

What does being a next-gen game or hardware mean, exactly? While the answer is kind of murky—in some ways, the coming generation doesn't feel like a huge departure from our current generation of hardware —one of the places we can see concrete changes is when it comes to multiplayer games. » 10/21/13 6:00pm 10/21/13 6:00pm

What's So Great About Xbox One's Cloud? Titanfall's Devs Explain.

As amorphous, mercurial and intangible as its atmospheric namesake, the Xbox One's Cloud is a feature that is hard to appreciate without a strong example. Luckily, Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment has one — dedicated servers. » 6/24/13 4:00pm 6/24/13 4:00pm

Call of Duty: Black Ops Will Have Just One Dedicated Server Option

Stung by PC gamer outrage over the lack of dedicated server support in Modern Warfare 2, Activision has responded with something they'll appreciate about as little: An exclusive deal making the only dedicated server option for Black Ops. » 9/12/10 1:00pm 9/12/10 1:00pm

Rebellion Vows Dedicated Servers for Alien vs. Predator

You might recall last month that David Brickley, a Rebellion senior producer, was asked directly, three times, to confirm dedicated server support in Alien vs. Predator, and wouldn't say yes or no. The studio's chief now officially confirms its presence. » 11/21/09 8:00pm 11/21/09 8:00pm

YouTube Yanked This Vid Off Infinity Ward Channel — on Modder's…

The displeasure directed by some in the Modern Warfare 2 PC community toward Infinity Ward isn't limited to petitions. This weekend, YouTube removed a video Infinity posted to its channel, after a modder filed a DMCA takedown notice. » 11/09/09 9:00pm 11/09/09 9:00pm

What To Play While Boycotting Modern Warfare 2

Yes, we understand that you'll be boycotting Modern Warfare 2 because you want dedicated servers or are offended by its viral advertising. What will you be playing instead? Here are several suggestions. » 11/09/09 12:00pm 11/09/09 12:00pm

Modern Warfare 2 Server Petition ... Sigh ... at 21,000 Sigs and…

Online petitions ain't worth much to me - just once, I'd like to see someone with a clipboard outside a GameStop doing this in person. But on some topics they're meaningful, like the Infinity Ward/dedicated server fiasco that broke yesterday. » 10/18/09 4:00pm 10/18/09 4:00pm