Back in the dark days of 2007 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launched and became one of the most important games in history, it’s great singleplayer and addictive multiplayer laying the foundations on which the shooter genre would build itself upon for years to come. Whether or not you think the industry’s fascination with Modern Warfare was a good thing or a bad thing is obviously up for debate, but the point was Modern Warfare was special.
Ah, the medieval times. Let’s be honest; they were a bit crap to live in. But that didn’t stop us romanticizing the whole thing and dreaming about being heroic knights smacking people around with swords. Mordhau knows that we like knights and swords and hammers, and it also knows that we love violence and blood and skulls being smashed. So Mordhau lets us play as knights and decapitate each other. Thanks Mordhau. You’re a good friend.
Rising from the ashes of Rainbow Six: Patriots comes Rainbow Six: Siege, Ubisoft’s attempt at bringing the old series back to life for a new generation of consoles via the medium of competitive multiplayer. With a clearly troubled development there’s been some considerable doubt as to whether Siege was going to be any good. Well, I’ve some great news; it’s actually quite a bit fun. The bad news is there’s some big problems that have left it under siege. See what I did there? Sorry.
The long-awaited Metal Gear Solid V is due to arrive in just a week and early reviews have been incredibly so far, praising the game and declaring it the best of the series. However, the game isn’t without controversey as it came to light that the online portion […]
Following up on my interview with Colossal Order about their excellent game Cities: Skylines, which you can read HERE, comes a session with Jos Hoebe of Blackmill Games, one half of the development team responsible for Verdun, a rather brilliant World War 1 multiplayer FPS. I was rather […]
At the Videogame Awards the very first gameplay footage for Metal Gear Online debuted, giving people a glimpse into what they can expect. To a degree the footage is bullshit as it shows a level of fluidity, planning and co-ordination that the vast majority of gamers will never […]
Batman: Arkham Origins Will Have Multiplayer, According To Anonymous Source. Robin Also To Be In The Game?
In a report from Kotaku it seems that the upcoming third game in the Batman: Arkham franchise, due for release on October 25th, might have a multiplayer component. The news comes from an anonymous source, but Kotaku are confident of the legitimacy of the claim as it comes […]
Next month heralds the arrival of the third game in Crytek’s stupidly pretty Crysis series of shooty games, but if you want to get a taste of the multiplayer action a little bit early then you’ll be pleased to know that EA have announced a Crysis 3 multiplayer […]
Not long ago the controversial news came through that the new Tomb Raider reboot was going to feature multiplayer for the first time, not counting the co-op Tomb Raider title that was released on to the digital markets. As per usual the internet exploded with people pre-judging the […]
It was the morning of New Years day when someone sent me a text message that caused me to raise my head from the alcoholoc stupor it was in and examine my phone. The person used this exact phrasing: “Erhm mah gawd, Tomb Raider iz gunna hav mltiplayer”. To be entirely honest this didn’t really […]