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League of Legends – LAN support being added for tournaments

League of Legends is getting LAN support for for tournaments, according to Riot CEO Brandon Beck, who said support will be added to the tournament finals scheduled for today. Whether a LAN support client will be released to the public is unknown. Riot also promised news on the Mac client would be coming “soon.” The […]

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  • Uncharted 3 to have LAN support for multiplayer

    Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception will have LAN support at launch, and it’s all thanks to the PSN hack.

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  • StarCraft II LAN petition breaks 213,000 signatures

    Um. Wow. The StarCraft II petition launched at the end of June to get LAN funationality implemented in the game now stands at 213,016 signatures. Blizzards announced in June that LAN play was to be left out of the RTS, as it wanted instead to push all multiplay through the soon-to-be-relaunched Battle.net. In other petition […]

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  • "Something like" LAN to be included with StarCraft II and Diablo III

    Speaking with Shacknews, Battle.net developer Greg Canessa said that Blizzard will probably include a LAN-like solution with games like StarCraft II and Diablo III. “Something like that,” he replied when asked about a LAN solution that’d keep in touch with Battle.net. “Maintaining a connection with Battle.net, I don’t know if it’s once or periodically, but […]

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  • Blizzard's Pardo: LAN will be a "great footnote in our history"

    LAN in future Blizzard games? Really not. Blizzard boss Rob Pardo’s given a very solid indication that offline networking for the hoi polloi in the firm’s games is no more. “I think LAN will be a great footnote in our history, just like DOS was,” said the exec, speaking at a StarCraft II single-player press […]

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  • More than 100,000 sign StarCraft II LAN petition

    Over 100,000 people have now signed a petition to get Blizzard to include LAN support in StarCraft II. The company confirmed in June that offline network play wouldn’t make the sequel’s final cut. StarCraft II was recently pushed back into 2010.

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  • Over 57,000 sign StarCraft II LAN petition

    More than 57,000 people have now signed a petition to get LAN functionality put into StarCraft II, as notice by IGN. The effort went live immediately after Blizzard confirmed the feature wouldn’t make the game. StarCraft II will only be playable competitively through the next version of Battle.Net. The game has no release date as […]

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  • Thousands sign pro-LAN StarCraft II petition

    Here we go. Blizzard’s decision not to include LAN functionality in StarCraft II has already sparked a petition against the decision. Current sigs stand at nearly 3,000. They’re not happy. “While many of your fans might have internet access with the required speed to play without lag, there are still many that don’t, or would […]

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  • Dropping StarCraft II's LAN support was "difficult decision"

    Blizzard’s confirmed to VG247 that StarCraft II will indeed lack LAN support, saying the decision to drop the feature was “difficult”. Last night’s reports that no local multiplay is to be included in the game were met with general disbelief. Said Blizzard in a statement: We don’t currently plan to support LAN play with StarCraft […]

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  • StarCraft II won't have LAN support

    Um. What? According to this Incgamers piece, Blizzard’s Rob Pardo’s confirmed that StarCraft II won’t have LAN support. We got quite different answers about local area networking (LAN), where both Dustin or Sigaty said they were still discussing it, however, Pardo knew immediately: “We don’t have any plans to support LAN,” he said and clarified […]

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