Call of Duty: WWII’s new Ranked Play mode lets anyone play like the pros, as long as you don’t mind being a lone wolf.
To some, Final Fantasy XV’s multiplayer expansion pack is an entertaining (if mildly frustrating) way to experience Square Enix’s epic RPG with friends. For others, it’s a hell of a lot of work to find a decent dress shirt. I’m somewhere in between.
The end of a match in multiplayer shooters is usually when players can look at stats and see how other people performed. In Star Wars Battlefront II, many matches end with a single player receiving recognition over and over again.
Call of Duty: WWII is a fantastic return to the historic WWII era, if you don’t mind playing your favorite game modes on only nine maps. As I continue to play the game, I am starting to mind.
This week, Ubisoft gave Wildlands’ Ghost War mode a much-needed update, detailed the future of PvP, and doled out a harsh penalty for quitters.
A patent granted to Activision outlines a new matchmaking system that would pair players together in order to encourage microtransactions.
The story side of Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite stumbles in trying to achieve a semblance of order amidst the clashing of discordant fictional worlds, but the multiplayer action is just as intense and chaotic as it’s ever been, with spectacular battles that are enjoyable no matter which side comes out on top.
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.