Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision Games

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Post by chak88 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:19 pm

Mr.Chale wrote:man i think bfmc2 got the axe as well got the network error -603 anyone else

edit:nevermind
Just wanted to let everyone know that as of this morning about 20 minutes ago I am still able to connect to BFMC2 and Area51 on BFMC2 I played A Game with 4 people so I know it's not just me so those 2 games are still alive and kicking for at least today I can also confirm flatout is dead :( does it have lan I am not sure ? are area 51 and BFMC2 the only ones left I do not have a lot of the other games to check

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Post by tool8 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:23 pm

I'll do some packet logging on these two games before gamespy shut down the servers. These two FPS games are the best online for PS2, imo.

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Post by JamesCableCar » Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:45 pm

Area 51 is still up!!!!! Chak did you see a server called 'Lavender Town'??
My PS2 YouTube account = http://www.youtube.com/user/jamesxfm1049?feature=mhee

Area 51 is the best... Got it for £1.50 (around 2.50 dollars and 1.90 euros) :D

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Post by chak88 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 5:24 pm

JamesCableCar wrote:Area 51 is still up!!!!! Chak did you see a server called 'Lavender Town'??
Yes I Did why is that good or bad ?

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Post by chak88 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 5:38 pm

Another Update as of 2 Mins ago I am still able to connect to Area 51 I have not checked BFMC2 again yet

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Post by JamesCableCar » Thu Oct 11, 2012 6:02 pm

Oh just wondering because the guy who hosts that server often leaves it on for like a week :D So when I see that server offline (using the gamespy statues page) I'll check the game to see if it's offline...
My PS2 YouTube account = http://www.youtube.com/user/jamesxfm1049?feature=mhee

Area 51 is the best... Got it for £1.50 (around 2.50 dollars and 1.90 euros) :D

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Post by Bobz1993 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 6:24 pm

Make an attempt to test out any of the games taken down using my DNS to connect. There is a decent chance they can work on the spot. Post back whether or not they are working.

Also, someone should definitely packet log bfmc as the game isn't all through gamespy and other things would have to be manipulated if it does go down.
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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Post by jacobgrocks » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:44 pm

Stupid question, how do you packet log?

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Post by tool8 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:47 pm

Ok I have managed to make a packet sniffer cable to recieve incoming and outcoming data. I'll try to document carefully so its easy to know whats going on in different stages.

Stay tuned I'll have to learn abit how the Wireshark work etc...

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Cable wiring:
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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Post by Mytho » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:48 pm

Here are the games that I was able to test. All testing was conducted using a 60GB BC PlayStation 3:

Conflict Global Terror - Working!
Cold Winter - Offline (Cold Winter is unavailable.)
Godzilla Save the Earth - Working!
Urban Chaos: Riot Responce - Working!
Midnight Club 2 - Working!
Heroes of the Pacific - Working! (Confirmed by FreddY)
Sniper Elite - Working!
Star Wars Battlefront - Working!
Rogue Trooper - Working!
Robotech Invasion - Working!
Fight Club - Offline (The GameSpy servers are temporarily unavailable... please try again later.)
The Fast and the Furious - Working!
TOCA Race Driver 2 - Offline (Race Driver 2 services are no longer available)
Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior - Working!

Tested by FreddY:
TOCA Race Driver 3 - Offline (Race Driver 3 services are no longer available)

All Vivendi Universal games have been pulled, as Vivendi left the video game business and sold their assets to Activision.
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