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Bungie engineer explains lack of cross-platform play for Destiny

Destiny's galaxy may be vast and currently well-populated with beta Guardians, but players aren't able to team up with heroes hailing from different consoles. While technical issues might seem like a likely culprit, Bungie engineer Roger Wolfson told Digital Trends the lack of cross-platform play...

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Cross-platform Android and iOS gaming arriving through Google Play

Android phone and tablet owners and iOS devotees might not be quite so divided in the video game space soon. Features recently added to Google Play game services, the tool used by developers to manage items like leaderboards and achievements in Android, included new multiplayer options for iOS...

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Spencer: Xbox One, PC cross-platform play 'makes a lot of sense'

Microsoft Studios VP Phil Spencer thinks cross-platform play between Xbox One and PC "makes a lot of sense." In an interview with AusGamers, Spencer said a "connected ecosystem" across a wide range of devices is where he sees "the future of gaming." "I'm not allowed to leak things," Spencer told...

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Nnooo's Cubemen 2 to feature cross-platform play on Wii U

Cubemen 2 will head to Wii U's eShop in either late 2013 or early 2014, the game's publisher Nnooo announced via press release. Developed by 3 Sprockets, Cubemen 2 is a 3D strategy game in which players guide their Cubemen armies into battle against both human and computer opponents to defend and...

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PlanetSide 2 won't include cross-platform play between PS4 and PC

PlanetSide 2 will not include cross-platform play between PlayStation 4 and PC owners. "Because of the update cadence, and the additional steps you have to go through to be able to release an update on the PlayStation network, we're not going to be able to keep our servers in sync, so you won't be...

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Frozen Synapse brings cross-platform play to iPad on May 16

Frozen Synapse takes tactical defense to the iPad on Thursday, May 16, complete with cross-platform play between PC, Mac and iPad. Players will be able to access all of their games on any platform, at any time, though current owners will have to buy the iPad version separately to get it on...

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Report: EA completes cross-platform 'single-identity' service

EA has completed development of a service that will allow users to have a single identity across game platforms – including Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, iPhone, Facebook, and Origin – and to play with friends across these platforms. Said service will let players begin a game on one platform...

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Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition has cross-platform playability

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition will support cross-platform co-op, allowing the iPad to function with Android, Mac and PC, creative director Trent Oster has tweeted. This augments news of multiplayer functionalities first reported in March. To be precise: "#bgee will have co-op multiplayer and will...

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Skulls of the Shogun gives asynchronous, cross-platform play a turn

Skulls of the Shogun will feature Skulls Anywhere mode, which offers cross-platform play and asynchronous multiplayer across all of its launch platforms: XBLA, Windows Phone, Windows 8 PC and Windows 8 tablet, a la Microsoft Surface. Players with the required devices will be able to take turns...

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Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition getting OSX version, cross-platform multiplayer

OSX users looking to get their nostalgia on with Overhaul Games' Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition won't have to resort to Boot Camp black magic. The game will be natively OSX compatible, according to Beamdog creative director Trent Oster. All three ports will reportedly "play similar," despite the...

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