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Ouya online multiplayer to launch by end of the year

Ouya online multiplayer to launch by end of the year

Julie Uhrman, the founder and CEO of Ouya, states that the gaming console will not support online multiplayer when it launches. She hopes that the the developers will be able to get the feature up and running by the end of the year. But fear not, local multiplayer will still be supported, so you'll be able to play side-by-side with your friends (presumably up to 3 of them). Uhrman hopes to bring back the era of "back-couch" game play.

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UK Windows Phone users to get BBC iPlayer

UK Windows Phone users to get BBC iPlayer

Users of Windows Phone smartphones in the UK will soon have access to the popular BBC iPlayer service. So far, it appears that the iPlayer for Windows Phone users will be a UK exclusive leaving US users of Microsoft's smartphone operating system in the cold. iPlayer is available for other operating systems within the United States.

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Real Racing 3 shows off Time Shifted Multiplayer

Real Racing 3 shows off Time Shifted Multiplayer

We've already heard a little bit about Firemonkey's upcoming installment of the next Real Racing title, Real Racing 3. The team showed off some of the new tracks and locations in the upcoming game, which definitely got us excited. However, in the developer's latest dev diary, the team shows of Time Shifted Multiplayer, a new concept that allows players to go up against each other asynchronously.

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Crysis 3 multiplayer beta kicks off next week

Crysis 3 multiplayer beta kicks off next week

Crysis 3 won't be arriving in North America until February 19, but you can check out the game's multiplayer mode a few weeks early thanks to a freshly-announced open beta. Today Crytek revealed this open beta, saying that it will go live on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC on January 29. That happens to be next Tuesday, so Crysis fanatics don't have much longer to wait until they can get some hands-on time with the game's multiplayer.

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Halo 2 PC multiplayer servers going dark in February

Halo 2 PC multiplayer servers going dark in February

If you're still enjoying Halo 2 on PC, then we've got some sad news for you. In the latest installment of the Halo Bulletin, Halo Waypoint's Jessica Shea announced that the multiplayer servers for the PC port will be going dark next month. Specifically speaking, players will have until February 15, 2013 to get their multiplayer kicks in, because after that date, Halo 2's online multiplayer will be inaccessible.

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Multiplayer mode confirmed for Tomb Raider reboot

Multiplayer mode confirmed for Tomb Raider reboot

The Tomb Raider franchise will be getting a highly anticipated reboot next year, but when this new game arrives, it will be sporting some features that series veterans will find unfamiliar. After a UK listing for the game set off rumors about a Tomb Raider multiplayer mode, Crystal Dynamics today confirmed it. For better or worse, the next Tomb Raider title will indeed have multiplayer.

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Presenting Hawken: free multiplayer mech combat in beta mode

Presenting Hawken: free multiplayer mech combat in beta mode

It's time to jump in on one of the most impressive mech-based first person shooters to have come along for quite a while - Hawken - released for Beta gameplay for the masses this week. This game is developed by Adhesive Games and published by Meteor Entertainment, designed by Khang Le, Christopher Lalli, and John Park, and based in the Unreal Engine 3 universe. In a nutshell it's a battle game where you're in a giant one-person machine that blows up other machines for fun - simple concept, fabulous execution.

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BBC launches improved iPlayer for Android, will steadily increase quality in 2013

BBC launches improved iPlayer for Android, will steadily increase quality in 2013

The BBC has been fairly regularly updating its iPlayer for Android app, with a release having come out in October, and now another update having just been rolled out that adds new support and better image quality. Rather than just push out a new update and call it a day, however, BBC went on to state in the announcement that Android is "extremely important," and that it will be rolling out a series of regular updates to improve the player's quality and performance.

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Levine: BioShock Infinite won’t have a multiplayer mode

Levine: BioShock Infinite won’t have a multiplayer mode

These days, it seems like publishers are all about multiplayer. They're sticking multiplayer in where it doesn't belong (we're looking at you, Dead Space and God of War) simply because they think a game won't sell as well without it. It's been a major sticking point for a lot of gamers who don't want to see single player modes become less important, but thankfully, not all publishers and developers have been bitten by the multiplayer bug.

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Sky+ adds BBC iPlayer for on-demand entertainment

Sky+ adds BBC iPlayer for on-demand entertainment

Sky UK has added the BBC's iPlayer video-on-demand service to Sky+, the first time the VoD system has been enabled on the satellite provider's boxes. Requiring a Sky+ HD set-top box, and with content showing up in the Sky On Demand section of the DVR, the new iPlayer addition uses roughly the same interface as its browser-based version, only now no longer requires a laptop be hooked up to the TV.

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