Always-online

05.21.13
Microsoft: Xbox One isn't always online, but requires internet connection
05.21.13

Microsoft: Xbox One isn't always online, but requires internet connection

Xbox One, Microsoft's next-gen console, does not require users to be constantly connected to the in...

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03.18.13
Not So Massively: SimCity is not an MMO
03.18.13

Not So Massively: SimCity is not an MMO

Doubts were cast on SimCity's always-online requirement this week when a player managed to hack t...

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03.15.13
SimCity GM: 'In many ways, we built an MMO'
03.15.13

SimCity GM: 'In many ways, we built an MMO'

SimCity has not had the smoothest of launches. Players were (understandably) frustrated by conn...

By E. ,   03.15.13
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03.15.13
Maxis: SimCity's internet requirement not a 'clandestine' DRM strategy
03.15.13

Maxis: SimCity's internet requirement not a 'clandestine' DRM strategy

Following claims yesterday that SimCity had been modified to run offline in a limited capacity, Max...

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03.11.13
Not So Massively: SimCity's launch fiasco, Victory's kickstarter
03.11.13

Not So Massively: SimCity's launch fiasco, Victory's kickstarter

Fresh from its work on End of Nations, developer Petroglyph launched a Kickstarter campaign this...

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03.04.13
Not So Massively: Diablo III's console constroversy and Wrath of Heroes' shutdown
03.04.13

Not So Massively: Diablo III's console constroversy and Wrath of Heroes' shutdown

It's been a huge week for MOBAs, with the release of several new characters, a ton of balance cha...

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07.24.12
German consumer advocacy group accuses Blizzard of deceptive marketing with Diablo III
07.24.12

German consumer advocacy group accuses Blizzard of deceptive marketing with Diablo III

The debate over Diablo III's always-online requirement doesn't seem to be over for a German consu...

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