Titanfall Is Getting Private Matches

It's a general rule that most constantly-connnected competitive shooters will evolve and change a whole lot in their lifetimes. Titanfall's the newest king of the hill in FPSland and the hit game is no exception. There's a new patch inbound for the hit game and it's reconfiguring a lot of stuff. Among other things,… » 4/10/14 12:45pm 4/10/14 12:45pm

NBA Live Gets Its First Patch, but Don't Expect It to Change Much

NBA Live 14 showed a lot of problems at release a month ago—problems EA Sports vowed to fix through title updates. They rolled out the first patch for the game on Friday and, like everything else with this series for the past three years, it's another promise this will be a good game at some future date. » 12/22/13 11:20am 12/22/13 11:20am

Oh, So That's Why The World Didn't End Today

If the Earth did not perish in a rain of fire or a collision with the shadow planet Nubira or whatever today, you can thank the gang at DICE. They resolved a potentially catastrophic crash by patching the PC version of Battlefield 3 just in time. » 12/21/12 7:30pm 12/21/12 7:30pm

Far Cry 3 Patch Cleans Up Annoying Screen-Clutter, Mostly

Far Cry 3 is a heck of a fun game, and lovely to look at. But those gorgeous sunsets and mountain vistas are marred somewhat by the intrusive screen-clutter that covers the game with waypoints, pop-up reminders, and other unwanted text. » 12/21/12 5:00pm 12/21/12 5:00pm

Abusive Player Editing Shows We Can't Have Nice Things in Madden

When it released, Madden NFL 13 » 10/26/12 6:00pm 10/26/12 6:00pm's new "Connected Careers" mode forbade the editing of any player. This was somewhat understandable, as the roster is used by others online and changes can affect the outcomes of games elsewhere in your league. It was still rather Draconian, as it meant you could not edit your own created…

Friends? An Outernaut Needs No Friends. Not Anymore.

Players expecting something more than standard Facebook fare from the developer of Ratchet & Clank's first foray into the social gaming world were somewhat disappointed by Outernauts' strong reliance on things like asking friends for help or waiting for energy to refill. Yesterday's major game update should make those… » 10/17/12 4:55pm 10/17/12 4:55pm

If Your Game Isn't Getting Patched, Consider It a Warning

THQ found the time to re-rate fighters for UFC Undisputed 3 » 8/09/12 6:00pm 8/09/12 6:00pm a third time but still hasn't delivered a patch for the game, now six months after its release, despite THQ's promises it would continue to support the title even after the news it sold the license to EA Sports.

Infinite Combos Scheduled for Termination when Street Fighter X Tekken

Four infinite combinations discovered last month in Street Fighter X Tekken all will be obliterated by a patch scheduled to move by mid-May, Capcom said yesterday afternoon. » 4/28/12 4:00pm 4/28/12 4:00pm

Turn and Face the Camera when Tiger Woods PGA Tour's Kinect Update…

In a title update scheduled to arrive on April 20, gamers with Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 » 4/18/12 6:01pm 4/18/12 6:01pm and a Kinect sensor will be able to face the screen as they execute a golf swing, a more natural way to play video game golf, and a feature whose absence at launch made for some nonplussed reviews and gamer reaction.