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Hitman: Absolution 'Contracts' mode won't require online pass in North America

When Hitman: Absolution launches on November 20 in North America, players will be free to access the game's asynchronous online 'Contracts' mode without the need of an online pass. In regions outside of North America, however, the 'Contracts' mode will require a code included in retail boxes of the...

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Dead or Alive 5 uses an online pass

We were going to tie the news of a Dead or Alive 5 online pass into the series' storyline – possibly something about a ticket to Zack Island or a fee payable to DOATEC for entry into the tournament – but we realized we'd rather not get into DOA storyline discussion unless it was absolut...

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MLB 12: The Show fouled up by online pass issues

When it was released earlier this month for PlayStation 3 and Vita, MLB 12: The Show encountered some significant issues with its online pass, which gives users access to online multiplayer. At least, that's what it's supposed to do, but Vita players encountered a curious bug, namely that their onl...

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Ninja Gaiden 3 users report trouble redeeming Online Passes

Ninja Gaiden 3 has a barrier to entry that not even Ryu Hayabusa can wall-jump over: busted Online Pass codes. Reports from all over are coming in that the codes included with retail copies of the game don't work, effectively locking out the online multiplayer and generally being very inconvenient ...

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Ninja Gaiden 3 to require online pass [Update: Confirmed!]

To become a ninja, one must learn -- the deadly arts of war, for example. Or how to wear those weird socks. Stuff like that. You can't be any geek off the street, and so Tecmo-Koei has decided to lock the online multiplayer of Ninja Gaiden 3 behind an online pass. So says a listing on Gamefly warni...

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning online pass DLC detailed, available now

Project Ten Dollar continues unabated. All new copies of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning include something called House of Valor, essentially a DLC content pack offering seven exclusive quests and the Valor Arena where players must survive a "barbaric tournament and ultimately seize control of the ar...

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Syndicate will not have an online pass, EA confirms

EA will break with tradition when Syndicate launches later this month. EA Partners executive producer Jeff Gamon told Eurogamer that Starbreeze's reboot would ship without an online pass, in the hopes of lowering the barrier of entry for the game's multiplayer side. "We want as little resistance o...

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SSX online pass doesn't lock out multiplayer

The online pass for SSX will not lock players out of multiplayer competition. Instead, it is used to lock players out of obtaining in-game credits used to unlock content. EA tells Game Informer that players without the online pass will be able to compete and play in both of SSX's online game modes,...

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SSX to feature online pass

In today's least surprising headline, it appears that the upcoming SSX will use an online pass. In an SSX video posted by Giant Bomb, an option to acquire an online pass can be seen clearly in one of the game's menus (pictured above). It's not clear exactly which features the pass will unlock. Ag...

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38 Studios head Curt Schilling elaborates on Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning online pass quest lockout

Yesterday, we reported that Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning will make use of EA's Online Pass system, and that used copies of the game will not include access to a specific quest line, similar to Catwoman's Online Pass exclusion from used copies of Batman: Arkham City. Initially, it looked as though ...

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