Are you playing Far Cry 4? Are you playing online co-op, and doing so on a console? If it's running well for you, let us know. If you're running into bugs, let us know that, too! We want to get a sense of how the game is running these days. Thanks. » 12/11/14 12:25pm 12/11/14 12:25pm

Battlefield 4 Should Have One Less Problem Soon

After months of scrambling to fix a plethora of technical issues that were keeping fans from going online and actually playing Battlefield 4, series developer DICE announced Friday morning that it's officially bringing out the big guns to try and fix the game's problems once and for all. » 4/25/14 12:30pm 4/25/14 12:30pm

The Final Fantasy XIV Server Congestion Relief Effort Has Begun

After a little bit of overnight maintenance, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is back, with reduced load on its Duty Finder and three fresh servers, with Square Enix poised to add more as the need arises. Our connection nightmares should soon be over. » 9/04/13 10:40am 9/04/13 10:40am

Lease Your Own Little Piece of Battlefield 3 When Xbox 360 Server…

Strangers can be jerks. Granted, they can be cool, too, but if you're competing in an online shooter, chances are that they're jerks. And sometimes you have to play with them. » 4/03/12 9:00am 4/03/12 9:00am

In Defense of Online Passes

Earlier this week we posted a Speak Up on Kotaku in which a commenter condemned the practice of online passes. Today commenter Odin plays devil's advocate, explaining how online passes may actually help the industry. » 10/21/11 11:40am 10/21/11 11:40am

Blizzard Auctions Off Entire Worlds of Warcraft for Charity

Own a piece of World of Warcraft history and help a good cause, as Blizzard prepares to auction off more than 2,000 original server blades for St. Jude's Childrens' Research Hospital. » 10/13/11 3:20pm 10/13/11 3:20pm

Rift Combats Massive Player Influx With Massive Server Additions

Response to Trion World's MMO Rift has been overwhelming, with the 17 servers allocated to North America for last week's head start blossoming into 39 to combat long login queues. The game launches tomorrow, with more servers on the way. » 2/28/11 3:20pm 2/28/11 3:20pm

New Type Of Memory Could Boot Your Computer Instantly

Imagine turning on your computer from a powerless state and instantly seeing your desktop without having to wait through a lengthy loading process. NC State researchers have developed a device that could make that happen. » 1/20/11 2:00pm 1/20/11 2:00pm

Halo 3 Multiplayer Servers Will Survive Halo Reach's Launch

Once Halo Reach hits, bringing with it a brand new multiplayer experience and separate servers, does that mean Halo 3's multiplayer servers will be shut down? » 2/18/10 12:00pm 2/18/10 12:00pm

MAG Beta Off To A Rocky Start

Zipper Interactive has launched the promised open beta test for the PlayStation 3's MAG, but early server issues are causing frustration for players unable to connect. » 1/04/10 3:20pm 1/04/10 3:20pm

Aion Gets Rid Of Idle Shopkeepers To Lessen Queue Times

Aion general chat has one less thing to complain about this morning, as NCsoft takes steps to prevent folks from abusing the personal shop system in order to remain online during peak hours. » 9/25/09 1:40pm 9/25/09 1:40pm

Hope On The Horizon For Aion's Server Woes

Players are none too pleased with the massive, multi-hour queues affecting most of the newly-launched MMO Aion's servers every evening. We spoke with NCsoft about plans to sooth the teeming masses. » 9/23/09 12:20pm 9/23/09 12:20pm

Sierra Closing 21 Game Servers

Now that Sierra has been swallowed by the maw of Actiblizzard, the great behemoth has spat out a few bones. On November 1st, Sierra will be closing 21 of its game servers, cutting off supports to games such as AvP2, Homeworld and Vampire. None of the games affected are hugely » 10/08/08 9:20pm 10/08/08 9:20pm popular, but doubtless someone out there…