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  • Blog Post: Find Out Why This Guitar Hero MMO Was Cancelled

    Unseen64's YouTube contributor Liam Robertson unveils how Activision's Guitar Hero-inspired MMO, titled Hero World, never came to be. The web-based multiplayer title planned to connect PlayStation, Wii, and Xbox players by linking into games from both the Guitar Hero and DJ Hero franchises. The... More
  • Blog Post: Call Of Duty: Black Ops III Starter Pack Hits Steam For Limited Time

    Activision is trying an experiment to bring more people into Black Ops III on PC. The publisher is offering a multiplayer starter pack for a limited time on Steam. Now through February 29, you’ll be able to pick the $15 multiplayer-only version. It includes ranked play, the weapon paint shop, gunsmith... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do Multiplayer Shooters Need Dedicated Single-Player Campaigns?

    Multiplayer games like Titanfall, Evolve, and Star Wars: Battlefront all lack dedicated single-player campaigns like Call of Duty and Halo. Is this a problem? For me personally, the multiplayer, no matter how good it is, is always secondary to game's single-player (or co-op) story campaign. I understand... More
  • Blog Post: Square Enix's Free-To-Play Spelunker World Available Today

    Today, Square Enix lauched Spelunker World for PlayStation 4. The follow-up to 2010’s Spelunker HD, the free-to-play title challenges players to explore a series of underground caverns either alone or with up to six others online. Spelunking with friends means working together to unearth treasure... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do You Participate In The Beta?

    It's fun to play a game early, but it's disappointing to not keep any of your progress. Do you still jump in? Star Wars Battlefront is the next big name title to go into beta , but are you excited to play? Or will you just be waiting for the full release in November? What about games without... More
  • Blog Post: The Walkers Assault Hoth In New Battlefront Trailer

    Until now, we've only seen crafted trailers for Battlefront, and while EA's new trailer for the Star Wars shooter is still edited, it gives us a better look at the kind of gameplay we can expect from the finished product. As the Empire, players must accompany AT-AT walkers as they march toward... More
  • Blog Post: Xbox One And PC Players Collide In Fable Legends

    If you're looking forward to more Fable, the closest thing you'll get is Fable Legends, a 4-v-1 multiplayer experience that allows Xbox One and PC players to play together. Players who own the game on Xbox One will be able to play with their PC-playing friends. We still don't know when the... More
  • Blog Post: Halo: Master Chief Collection Update Punishes Quitters, ODST And Relic Coming Next Month

    343 has delivered a large update that affects every game on the Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and offered an update on ODST and the Relic multiplayer map remake' release date. Our latest content update, which addresses H3 Audio & Forge, ranking, parties, quitting & more is now live.... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do You Play Military Shooters Strictly For Multiplayer?

    When it comes to games like Call of Duty and Battlefield, are you in it only for the multiplayer? The single-player? Or both? I could be totally wrong about this (hopefully the comments will provide some insight) but I feel like an anomaly in that I prefer the single-player campaigns in these types of... More
  • Blog Post: PS4 Multiplayer Free For Everyone This Weekend

    These past few weeks have been great for people interested in multiplayer games. Grand Theft Auto Online's Heists have finally gone live, and Battlefield Hardline is releasing tomorrow. Of course, you have to have a PlayStation Plus membership to get online. This weekend, however, Sony is making... More
  • Blog Post: 343 Shares Halo 5 Beta Stats And Master Chief Collection Update Details

    There were more than 6 million sniper kills during the Halo 5 beta, and The Master Chief Collection is getting more stability and matchmaking updates. You can check out the full details of the Master Chief Collection update as well as the Halo 5 beta stats by heading here . The next Master Chief Collection... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom Apologizes For Missing Resident Evil Revelations 2 PC Local Co-Op

    Fans who bought Capcom's Resident Evil Revelations 2 for PC expecting local co-op play were surprised to find it missing. After many complaints from fans, Capcom has now issued an apology via the game's Steam community page . According to the publisher, the whole thing was a mistake, as the feature... More
  • Blog Post: BioWare Job Listing Confirms Multiplayer For Mass Effect 4

    Recently, job posting went up for an online multiplayer producer for the next Mass Effect game. Yesterday, project lead Chris Wynn tweeted , "Things are getting real now and I need an excellent Producer to come shape online for the next Mass Effect." While the tweet didn't specify multiplayer... More
  • Blog Post: Next Halo: The Master Chief Collection Matchmaking Update Will Be Available Soon

    343 Industries is still polishing Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and the next update for online multiplayer should be available soon. In an update posted yesterday , 343 Industries said the the next content update is currently undergoing testing and will be available in the next few days. This latest... More
  • Blog Post: New ‘One Shot’ Mode Now Available For Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare

    One Shot is a team mode that’s for snipers only. You start matches with decreased health and pick a highly-specialized class. “Each class features the MORS, a bolt-action railgun sniper, along with a variety of perks, Scorestreaks, and Exo abilities,” Sledgehammer writes in its blog... More
  • Blog Post: Dragon Age: Inquisition Multiplayer Expands (For Free) With ‘Destruction’

    Dragon Age: Inquisition’s multiplayer just got a little more dangerous. BioWare and EA have released a free update to the game that adds new paths to the existing multiplayer locations. In addition to the new winding ways through the scenery, the "Destruction" update introduces wildlife... More
  • Blog Post: Don't Starve Together Enters Early Access December 15

    Don't Starve has been a big success for Klei Entertainment, and the company continues moving forward with its plans for a standalone multiplayer add-on, Don't Starve Together. Klei is opening up Don't Starve Together in beta form on Steam Early Access, and you can get a taste of what to expect... More
  • Blog Post: #IDARB Will Be Free For Xbox Gold Members In February, Other Ocean Giving Away Copies Now

    Other Ocean's crowd-developed #IDARB will be releasing on Xbox One in February for free as a part of Microsoft's Games with Gold program. #IDARB, which is a competitive multiplayer game in the vein of Smash Bros. and NBA Jam, was developed using ideas from Other Ocean's fans and friends.... More
  • Blog Post: New Halo: The Master Chief Collection Update Speeds Up Matchmaking Among Other Fixes

    As promised by 343 Industries , a new update is now available for Halo: The Master Chief Collection improving matchmaking and team balancing. You can find the full breakdown of the update by heading here . The update speeds up matchmaking, prevents false matches form being created, helps maintain your... More
  • Blog Post: 343 Industries Removes Halo Playlists To Speed Matchmaking

    In an effort to fix Halo: The Master Chief Collection's online problems, 343 has removed some playlists from the game. Here's the statement posted on Halo Waypoint: We are aware that while some users are reporting improved Matchmaking experiences, many users have not seen an improvement. As a... More
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