Online multiplayer returns to Borderlands on PC. The 2009 FPS-RPG was one of the victims of this year's big GameSpy server shutdown, which disabled online play for several PC games. Now, 2K Games has released a patch that moves Borderlands' multiplayer to Steamworks, enabling online play once again. [via r/borderlands]
Layoffs have struck the popular editorial outlet IGN, and it sounds as though subsidiary gaming sites 1UP, UGO and GameSpy are all being shut down.
Earlier this week, Sniper Elite developers Rebellion posted a message claiming that the termination of their game's online multiplayer was the result of providers Gamespy pulling the plug without warning.
In August, mobile giants GLU Mobile bought Gamespy, which you may know as a gaming news site but which has mostly served lately as a multiplayer gaming hub for older titles.
The more people play Mario Kart online with their friends, the less often they cheat — at least under their own name. That's the finding of an expert on the psychology of games and the group tracking online Mario Kart.
Rockstar Games just confirmed that they have released a patch for the Playstation 3 version of GTA IV which was causing issues with online play.