All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘multiplayer’

Naughty Dog Details Latest Patch, Map Pack For The Last Of Us

It’s been a while since Naughty Dog’s excellent The Last of Us hit store shelves, but it’s not like the game has become any less relevant. In fact, thousands of gamers are hitting up the game’s multiplayer mode everyday and Naughty Dog has a little something for those players. Last night, Naughty Dog released two updates for The Last of …

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Call Of Duty: Ghosts Is Overhauling How It Handles Clans

Clans are an integral part of any multiplayer FPS experience. As such, Call of Duty: Ghosts will obviously integrate clan support into its multiplayer component. The game will be introducing some new elements to its clan support though. Check out how Clans is an integral part of the Call of Duty: Ghosts’ multiplayer experience. This year introduces new breakthroughs, including …

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Call Of Duty: Ghosts Will Have Dedicated Servers On All Platforms

A game like Call of Duty doesn’t just need dedicated servers – it requires them. Unfortunately, dedicated server support has been spotty over the past few games, with the console versions of Modern Warfare 3 not supporting them. Infinity Ward’s latest game will not repeat the same mistake. Mark Rubin, Executive Producer at Infinity Ward, took to Twitter on Monday …

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Splinter Cell Blacklist Homeland DLC Detailed In Trailer

Splinter Cell Blacklist released earlier this summer to rave reviews with many saying it was a return to form after the past few outings with Sam Fisher proved to be somewhat controversial among fans. One reason for this was the return of a co-op mode that was more like what fans saw in the universally praised Chaos Theory. Speaking of …

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Battlefield 4 Will Have 10 Multiplayer Maps At Launch

Map variety is perhaps one of the most important aspects of any multiplayer shooter. Sure, gameplay still reigns supreme, but a limited selection of maps would ensure that things get boring very fast. That’s why it’s reassuring to learn that DICE is launching Battlefield 4 with plenty of maps. On Friday, DICE announced that Battlefield 4 will have 10 multiplayer …

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Of Course Killzone: Shadow Fall Will Have A DLC Season Pass

The next generation of consoles will bring with it a lot of changes – better graphics, social integration and live streaming to name a few. One thing that won’t change, however, is the game industry’s relentless pursuit to make you pay for DLC before it even comes out. Sony announced today that it would be continuing the tradition started by …

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Here’s Some Assassin’s Creed IV Multiplayer Gameplay

Starting with Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, Ubisoft introduced multiplayer into the franchise in an attempt to convince people to hold onto their copies of the game. As the franchise has evolved from then, so has its multiplayer. Now with Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Ubisoft is further refining the franchise’s mulitplayer. In a new trailer released today, Ubisoft shows off some …

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The Last Of Us Gets A New Multiplayer Mode

The Last of Us remains in many gamers’ minds as one of the best single-player experiences of the year. It also sports a competent multiplayer mode that Naughty Dog is starting to expand with new modes. Sony announced that the latest patch, version 1.03, for The Last of Us includes a new multiplayer mode called Interrogation. Unlike other games that …

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Battlefield 4 Video Shows Us Multiplayer, Ultra Graphics

Say what you will about Dice/EA’s upcoming sequel to their successful Battlefield series, especially when the latest iteration is still popular with the gamer community, the developers certainly now how to make a good looking game. Take this latest video, for instance. While short, it offers a look at the multiplayer aspect of things, and while those who are familiar …

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Check Out Some More Multiplayer From God of War: Ascension

God of War: Ascension comes out next week, and you’d be forgiven if you forgot the game had a multiplayer mode. Most of the press leading up to the game’s release has been focused on the traditional single player campaign without much attention being given to this new gameplay element. To correct that oversight, Sony has been sharing some videos …

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Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Goes Free To Play This Week

In the past, Sony has experimented with free to play by making Killzone 3’s multiplayer free to play to a certain point. The experiment must have worked pretty well because Sony is now offering the multiplayer component from Uncharted 3 for free. Naughty Dog announced that Uncharted 3 will be broken up into parts and sold separately from each other …

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Halo 4 Trailer Released For New Map Pack

Though it’s often baffling that the shooter genre has spawned the most successful console franchises, a little observations could reveal why. Game franchises such as Call of Duty and Borderlands are well-supported by their developers and new content is being released for the titles on a nearly bi-monthly basis. Now, this could be a chicken-and-the-egg problem of which came first, …

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Halo 4 Crimson Map Pack Coming December 10

343 Industries is certainly determined to support the Halo 4 multiplayer community. In addition to the weekly updates and story videos that accompany the game’s Spartan Ops mode, it appears that map packs for more standard multiplayer modes are coming as scheduled. Today 343 and Microsoft announced that the first Halo 4 map pack, Crimson, will be launching on December …

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New Far Cry 3 Trailer Shows Multiplayer Action

With its open, sandbox-style single player campaign, Far Cry 3 looks to provide an explosive experience for players come December. The multiplayer modes, on the other hand, look to provide players with a chance to rub their success into the ashes of their opponents. The new Far Cry 3 multiplayer trailer gives a good overview of what players can expect. …

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Medal of Honor Warfighter Multiplayer Launch Trailer Released

Though the Battlefield and Call of Duty franchises seem to be the two sides gamers are taking in the war for multiplayer war-simulation supremacy, there are other first person shooters with entertaining multiplayer. Sure, there’s going to be Halo 4 in a few weeks, but there’s also EA’s other modern war game, Medal of Honor Warfighter. Much like Battlefield and …

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Assassin’s Creed III Multiplayer Trailer Revealed

Early this morning I had a terrible thought. It had been four days since Ubisoft posted the last trailer for Assassin’s Creed III, and I was beginning to get worried. Had something happened to the Ubisoft marketing team? Worse yet, had they run out of new footage to show us? Have we seen the entire game already? My mind can …

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New Halo 4 Trailer Shows Off Mech Multiplayer Mayhem

Everyone’s second-favorite Halo multiplayer map is back, along with a surprising new addition. A new trailer released this weekend by Microsoft and 343 Industries shows off Halo 4‘s re-imagining of the classic Halo 3 map Valhalla. The map appears to be very similar to the Halo 3 version, staying very close to the original layout. The real change in gameplay …

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Take Back Earth In Latest Mass Effect 3 DLC

People seem to really enjoy the multi-player component in Mass Effect 3. I wouldn’t know as I still have yet to play the game, but general consensus is that it’s great fun. Free DLC packs definitely help make things more fun and BioWare is continuing to spread the love with a new DLC pack hitting next week. The pack is …

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Minecraft 1.3 Tears Down The Barrier Between Single Player and Multi-Player

The times where I do have fun with Minecraft is when I’m on a multi-player server with some friends. The single player experience is a little too lonely for my tastes, although I do understand the appeal of staving off hordes of zombies by yourself. Fortunately, or unfortunately depending on tastes, there won’t be a difference between the two anymore. …

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Killzone 3 Multiplayer Going Free-To-Play

One of the PlayStation 3’s best multiplayer shooters is going free-to-play next week. On the PlayStation Blogcast this week, Sony revealed that Killzone 3’s multiplayer will be available as a free download next week. To clarify, there is no single-player component involved in this – it’s just the multiplayer. It will be free-to-play, however, and it will be glorious. Like …

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Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer Trailer Hits The Interwebs

In what seems to be an early leak, the multiplayer trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has hit YouTube. The over 3-min video gives us a quick look at some of the new features to the upcoming title, cinematic slow-mo and dramatic explosions. Just what you would expect from a reveal trailer. Some of the new things coming …

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