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Activision says it’s working to improve Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 is released in the UK today, but widespread technical issues have marred its launch. Activision has already had to justify the game’s whopping 7.7GB day one patch. Not only is the download bigger than the game itself, but those unable to access it are locked …

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Ark: Survival Evolved offers players $100 for finding game bugs

Ark: Survival Evolved developer Studio Wildcard is offering a $100 to players who discover hacks that can be used to exploit the game. The offer is open to anyone who can provide evidence of a hack that can have an impact on gameplay or server stability on its official servers, …

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Breaking bad – how to stop games releasing with major bugs and issues

At the end of 2014, it felt like we couldn’t go a week without a game being released with some severe issues. Assassin’s Creed Unity came out with glitchy visuals; Microsoft had serious issues with Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s online mode. Even Tetris had problems. It was clear that …

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‘Bad coding leaves developers patching up damaged reputations’

A new Government-funded organisation has been set-up to help developers stamp out bugs and online issues in their games. Tony Dyhouse, director of the Trustworthy Software Initiative, explains Is the pressure on developers to rush new games to market causing more to be released before they are truly ready? Recent …

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