A year ago, No Man’s Sky players were disappointed to find out that they could not see each other even if they were in the same location at once. Now, after the latest update, players are finally meeting each other in-game. It’s kind of magical.
Strong multiplayer maps in video games create stories. Their construction and design generate emotional reactions from frustrated defeat to jubilant victory. It is not enough to put players in a space and do battle; strong maps shift and contort in unexpected ways. They are not always fair and they are rarely…
I’m a multiplayer game skeptic. The idea of playing against another human both online and in real life usually doesn’t appeal to me at all. Overwatch, Splatoon 2 and Pyre are making me come around on this, kinda.
Crawl is a spooky, nasty multiplayer brawler that creates good-natured rivalry in a gruesome, 8-bit world. Tomorrow it comes out of early access on Steam and releases for PS4 and Xbox One.
Fans of Battleborn’s story operations that are sick to death of playing the initial set of scenarios get a reprieve today with Attikus and the Thrall Rebellion, a retelling of the third Thrall uprising with a little film noir flair.
I’ve been playing Gears of War 4 for a few dozen hours now and a good portion of that time has been spent waiting for the game to find someone to play with.
The biggest challenge in Micro, the “fun” multiplayer map in Call of Duty: Black Ops III’s final batch of downloadable content, is pulling yourself away from the massive cupcakes and copious amounts of alcohol long enough to shoot other people.
Gemini is a mobile title that encourages you to go on a galactic journey. But it’s more than just lovely visuals and rousing music; this game wants you to get intimate with a partner as you dance around the stars. In some ways, quite literally.
If you’re hungry for a quick and quirky couch co-op fix, Videoball is here to scratch that itch. Game designer and former Kotaku contributor Tim Rogers, along with the rest of the team at Action Button Entertainment, have smashed together Asteroids and Pong to make a pretty fun game. Join me for a match as I talk…
Prison servers are some of the most popular game modes in Minecraft: every day, tens of thousands of people wade through anarchy, murder, and lots of grinding. It is a dystopian experience unlike anything I’ve ever experienced in a video game.
When people say Doom is awesome, they’re usually talking about the game’s single player campaign. Multiplayer? Not so much. It’s bland. But in an interview with Eurogamer, developer id Software claims changes are coming.
Uncharted 4's year-long DLC multiplayer plan, which is promising free maps and modes, gets detailed on the official PlayStation Blog.
Poor Shrek. He just wanted some peace and quiet, but some jerks just won’t stop trespassing over his swamp! This won’t do at all.
And now a contender for funniest game of 2016: Genital Jousting, an experience that lets you play as a literal dick butt. I’m serious.
Introducing New Vegas: Multiplayer, a mod that will let players venture out into the Mojave wasteland with buddies (or enemies.)
A short story. Last night I was playing a game of league of legends and losing really, really badly. One opponent was boasting in /all chat about winning. Suddenly we rebounded. He immediately responded “OMFG LAGG.”
The first look at the online competitive component for Uncharted 4 just went live today. Let’s take a look at how the new versions of Nathan Drake, Sully and Elena fare when running around and trying to kill each other.
With the release of Halo 5 leaving at least one of our writers yearning for same screen multiplayer, Fine Bros.’ React channel uses an N64 classic to ensure six photogenic teenagers never forget its fractional majesty.
Not only does Call of Duty : Black Ops III have all of its campaign content unlocked from the start, it has content that looks as if it comes from other games unlocked from the start as well. Check out the new multiplayer parkour-flavored “Free Run” mode.