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Earlier this year, Uber launched an in-app panic button for people in India, which lets any user easily alert local police in case of an emergency. And now this safety feature is getting improved. The ride-sharing service announced today that the real-time SOS alert can start being accessed by law...

April 30th 2015 at 3:14pm 0 Comments
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Dealing with the Covenant isn't the only problem players are facing in Halo: The Master Chief Collection today. The huge collection of Halo goodness launched today, and some serious multiplayer matchmaking issues launched right along with it. As we noted in our review, matchmaking can take up to se...

November 11th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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This is State of Service, an ongoing review of the online service of a recently launched game. You can read our scored review of Destiny here. Tuesday, September 23 | T-minus 16 days until final verdict Current State of Service: Moderate Summary: Destiny servers experienced brief downtime over th...

September 23rd 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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This is State of Service, an ongoing review of the online service of a recently launched game. See our scored review of Titanfall here. Friday, April 11 | Final Verdict Overall State of Service: Good Summary: Stable server performance. Isolated issues on PC. In its first month of availability, ne...

April 11th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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This is State of Service, an ongoing review of the online service of a recently launched game. See our scored review of Titanfall here. Tuesday, April 8 | T-minus 2 days until final verdict Current State of Service: Moderate Summary: Matchmaking update deployed. Some users experiencing longer than...

April 8th 2014 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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This is State of Service, an ongoing review of the online service of a recently launched game. See our scored review of Titanfall here. Tuesday, April 1 | T-minus 9 days until final verdict Current State of Service: Good Summary: PC version experiencing limited issues. Matchmaking update in the wo...

April 1st 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Good news for Titanfall fans living Down Under: EA has announced that Australia now has dedicated servers for Respawn's robot-infused first-person shooter. According to EA's help site, that applies to all platforms, so both Xbox One and PC players should be able to take advantage of the new, local...

March 14th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Online experiences are one of the most rewarding and entertaining aspects of video games. Who doesn't love teaming up with friends to blast the opposition? What's more thrilling than proving your skill against another human being, or joining them on a meaningful journey? Online play is a joy unique...

March 10th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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When disasters strike, communication services tend to go down; you can't simply call for help or share your location online. However, engineers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology have found a way to use a smartphone as a rescue beacon when there aren't any available ne...

February 27th 2014 at 10:51am 0 Comments
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We know you're used to one game for one Kickstarter campaign, but NYC-based developer duo "ATKMTN" is upping the ante with one pledge drive dedicated to two games. The Attack Pack includes SOS, an episodic spy thriller, and The Grey Man, a sci-fi tale revolving around an extra-terrestrial with tra...

September 13th 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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As a pioneer of the Steam Greenlight program, there couldn't have been a more random choice than McPixel. The hilarious, absurd adventure game-meets-WarioWare exercise in preventing explosions is the first Greenlight game to make it to Steam, where it's available now for $4.99.McPixel is a series o...

September 26th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments