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Unreal Tournament 3 PC online play lives on, thanks to Epic

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 02, 2014 2:15pm PDT

Now that Gamespy's services have become a thing of the past, a number of PC games are no longer playable online. However, Epic is not content with this idea and is fully planning to keep Unreal Tournament 3's online play alive, thanks to a new patch that allows users to play...


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Shack Snack: May 13, 2014

By Steven Wong, May 13, 2014 6:00am PDT

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Lost Planet 3, Street Fighter 3, and MvC Origins safe from GameSpy shutdown

By Steve Watts, May 12, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Capcom has outlined its plans to migrate some servers (and let others lapse) in light of the GameSpy shutdown.


"The GameSpy shutdown has probably done more for GameRanger, Tunngle, and Evolve than they ever ..."

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EA announces dozens of games going offline due to GameSpy closure

By Steve Watts, May 12, 2014 7:00am PDT

Electronic Arts has produced a lengthy list of games it plans to shut down after June 30, saying it has not come up with a solution to keep services running in the wake of the GameSpy closure.


"That'll still mean all Steamworks titles will presumably have broken multiplayer and whatever ..."

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Halo solutions offered for GameSpy shutdown

By Steve Watts, May 02, 2014 3:15pm PDT

Halo online play will survive the GameSpy shutdown, as rival service GameRanger now supports it. Fans are also working on their own solution.


"Yeah, that is one of the major downsides for GameRanger. It's a great idea but it just isn't ..."

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Borderlands, Civilization 3 & 4 will survive GameSpy shutdown

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 22, 2014 5:00pm PDT

2K Games has stated which of its games will survive the impending GameSpy shutdown.


"I'm guessing this will only apply to the Steam versions of these games. I wonder if 2K is going ..."

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Crysis & Crysis 2 to be affected by GameSpy shutdown

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 14, 2014 3:00pm PDT

GameSpy's online services will be shut down on May 31. Some publishers are actively finding a way to make their multiplayer games work. For example, older Battlefield games will continue operating, as will Arma. Developers like Capcom and Epic Games are planning workarounds....


"It actually has a lot of great elements, but the basic combat in Crysis 1-3 is a miss for me in ..."

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