Two weeks after release Dragon Ball FighterZ’ online still isn’t working reliably. Players complain of disconnects, matchmaking issues and problems connecting with friends. Bandai Namco says the devs are focused on improving online play. Thank goodness. I’d hate to think they’d given up and wandered off.
Dragon Ball FighterZ’s multiplayer battles are spectacles filled with blazing-fast combat backed by outstanding netcode. If only getting into one of those battles didn’t involve fumbling about with the game’s clunky multiplayer lobby system.
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.
For the past week, some people in Japan have been buying McDonald’s hamburgers and piercing them with drinking straws.
Have you ever wanted to be a shark and terrorize the ocean? Or maybe, you want to see what happens when a seagull fights a beaver? Well in Deeeep.io, your greatest aquatic-themed dreams can be realized.
The promised connectivity patch for Tekken 7 is now live on PlayStation 4, and I’m finally getting into more matches than I’m getting disconnected from. Look for the update to hit Xbox One and PC next week.
Years of Puzzle Quest, Candy Crush Saga and Bejeweled have all been preparing me for this moment. Now is my time to dominate. To stand over the battered and broken gems of my enemies in Force of Elements.
Back online briefly last night after launch problems brought it down, Capcom’s beta test for Street Fighter V is up and running for those lucky enough to get online past an assortment of numbered errors.
DC Comics Bombshells started out as a series of pinup-style variant covers. This summer it’s growing into a statue line, a comic book series, another wave of special covers and starring role in a brand new adventure in DC Universe Online.
Are you playing Dying Light? Are you playing online, in co-op or in "Be The Zombie" mode, on a PC or either console? If it's running well for you, let us know. If you're running into bugs or other problems, let us know that, too! We want to get a sense of how the game is running so far. Thanks.
Capcom will be releasing a new online open world action RPG this year based on its 2012 release, Dragon's Dogma.
In its ongoing war against toxic online behavior, League of Legends creator Riot Games has come up with a clever way to put a positive spin on multiplayer interactions: by rewarding players who made it through 2014 with a clean record.
The two brothers who hacked Mario Kart 8 are at it again, this time setting their sights on the original Wii console. The goal is to add online multiplayer to a number of Wii games. You can never get enough of that when it comes to Nintendo games!
Many gamers have been having a great time destroying animals and evil despots ever since Far Cry 4 came out last month. For others, it's a different story. Despite receiving several patches designed to address its performance issues, these players are still struggling to get the game up and running properly.
Smash Bros. for Wii U has a "World Status" mode, which lets you watch a ticker of random statistics collected from players. These include total number of hours played, total number of Kos people have gotten, and the total distance the Sandbag has been launched in home run contest. All of this is show on a nice global…
When we talk about a franchise as popular as Halo, sometimes the numbers get so big as to grossly outsize human comprehension. Today, Microsoft announced that the tentpole franchise has sold more than 60 million copies to date, and that people have put in over 6 billion hours into the online modes.
"If you build it, they will come," the saying goes. It's never that simple when it comes to playing video games online. I love Mario Kart 8, and have been playing it consistently since it came out in May. But lately I've been running into a problem: other people aren't. Or it sure feels that way, at least.
The latest World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, hasn't dropped yet. That hasn't stopped Chinese gamers from getting excited over it. To help the time go by faster, Sina Weibo's official WoW account started a cosplay contest, and some of the entries they got were just gold. Gold.
Mario Kart 8 received its first big update at the end of August. Most of the changes were welcome improvements. But one took some time to sink in: the new online ranking system. Now that it has, some players are left feeling confused and upset.
Playing together is deeply embedded in video game culture. Long before Xbox Live, before the days of Unreal Tournament and Quake, arcades were filled with friends jostling to get further, score higher and win bigger.