Dirt 3 Multiplayer Gets the Online Pass Treatment

Dirt 3 due out Tuesday, will also include a single-use code to enable online access - a growing trend, if not the new norm, in console games with heavy online components. The "VIP Pass" also comes with a set of five vehicles, and it's free in retail copies. If you get a used copy of the game and the code doesn't work,… » 5/20/11 10:44pm 5/20/11 10:44pm

UFC Online's One-Use Code a Lesson in How Not to Do It [Updated]

THQ's decision to put UFC Undisputed 2010's multiplayer behind a "Project $10" one-use code was controversial enough. Its slapdash implementation in the game couldn't make the publisher look worse. Update:: THQ has responded with a statement. » 5/26/10 8:40pm 5/26/10 8:40pm

Further, if you go into the game's online menu and it asks if you…