When it comes to lag, League of Legends developer Riot has been talking a real big game lately—saying they’re building a huge lag-killing network, and improving North American players’ experience by relocating League’s servers. They made good on the latter promise this week, and holy cow has it made the game better.
Do you play League of Legends on the North America servers? Have you played since they moved to Chicago? If the game is running well—or better than it was before—let us know. If you’re having any connection issues, let us know that, too! We want to get a sense of how League is running post-move. Thanks!
Late last week, Riot revealed plans to relocate the North American servers for its popular online multiplayer game League of Legends from Portland to Chicago. The plan is to centralize the location of the servers, and thereby reduce lag for the greatest number of players possible. What could be the problem, you ask?
Intended to launch yesterday on the PS4, the highly anticipated beta for Street Fighter V suffered an inauspicious debut last night. Now it looks like it’ll be a while before the beta gets fully up and running again. Or ever get up and running, really.
League of Legends took a big hit last night thanks to a bug affecting a standard teleporting move that every playable character regularly uses. While Riot still hasn’t gotten its hugely popular multiplayer game back up to full speed quite yet, the developer said that it’s now found a fix.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.