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According to Edge sources, next-gen Xbox games will require an internet connection in order to function and will block second-hand use, with Xbox Live becoming an "integral" rather than "optional" service.
Elsewhere, J.J Abrams and Gabe Newell appeared together at the DICE Summit overnight, revealing plans for future collaborations on both Portal and Half-Life films.
All the news:
- Bungie teases Destiny reveal 'within a matter of weeks'
- Half-Life/Portal movies are 'real', in early planning stages - J.J. Abrams
- Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge PS3/Xbox release confirmed for April in EU/US
- Cage: 'Gaming needs more than guns and platformers'
- Halo 4 Spartan Ops Episode 9 trailer
- Saints Row, Journey dominate EU PSN chart in January
- J.J. Abrams and Valve 'in talks' for collaboration
- Assassin's Creed 3: All 3 Tyranny of King Washington episodes dated
- Ex-Bulletstorm devs reveal 'weird fiction horror' game
- GameStop shares drop after 'next Xbox blocks used games' report
- EU PS Store update: Dead Space 3, Sleeping Dogs, Fist of the North Star
- THQ's top executives let go
- Capcom canvassing Street Fighter character popularity for 'future games'
- Japan: PS All-Stars Battle Royale enters chart at No.5
- Witcher series clears 5 million sales
- Dead Space 3: chapter 1 gameplay video
- Edge sources: Next-gen Xbox games 'will require online connection'
- Blizzard opens teaser site for 'Project Blackstone'
- God of War Ascension: white PS3 hardware bundle revealed
- New Lego City Undercover trailer
- Rumour: Project Gotham 5 linked with UK studio
- Beyond Good & Evil 2: Zavvi lists March 2014 release date
- Mario Kart Arcade GP DX announced
- The Witcher 3: First screens show in-game world
- Take-Two CEO dampens GTA V next gen speculation