Itís not a surprise to have a brand new console like the PlayStation 4 take a while to get rolling in the new games department. One upcoming title, Basement Crawl, looks to flesh out that library sometime in the coming months with a dark and gritty take on multiplayer combat.
Avalanche Studios' Just Cause 2 is still trucking forward, still making waves and still making news thanks to the unofficial multiplayer beta mod that makes it easy for owners of Just Cause 2 to boot the game, log-in and start playing with thousands of other players.
Paradox Interactive's The Showdown Effect is an over-the-top multiplayer battle-arena game similar to that classic Xbox title, Kung Fu Chaos from Just Add Monsters. The fast-paced melee and projectile combat fused with classic movie tropes could help The Showdown Effect find a nice niche audience on the digital marketplace when it launches soon for the PC and Mac.
A lot of people have been cautious about the game Faceless because its primary selling point is having co-op in a Slenderman setting. Well, the new horror-survival game Survivors proves that co-op can work perfectly fine and that sometimes the more people you have with you the scarier it is.
One of the other standard inclusions of AAA blockbuster games is multiplayer, and the lead designer of World of Wacraft feels that in the near future there won't be a game out there that focuses entirely on the single-player experience.
Not too long ago gamers were asking about split-screen support for Borderlands 2 on PC, well even though Gearbox didn't offer any official support for split-screen on the PC rendition of their popular shooter, it didn't stop the community from using some wits and a little ingenuity to get split-screen working for the game.
It's not often that we see stealth elements utilized in RTS games. Yes, there's always the scout class that gives you a bonus in map visibility and whatever, but in this latest gameplay video of BlueGiant Interactive's Tryst, the stealth elements play a vital role in getting the jump on the enemy and securing victory.
EA's president of labels, Frank Gibeau, recently made an idiotic comment about all their single-player games having some sort of online component. This instantly drew ire from the community as the quality of single-player games from EA seemed like they were destined for doom. However, Gibeau quickly came back into the spotlight to correct his statements and instead say, all EA's single-player games will simply have online functionality.
Could Just Cause 3 have an open-world, massive multiplayer mode just like the Just Cause 2 MP mod designed by the community? Well, who knows. Founder of Avalanche Studios, Christofer Sundberg, talks briefly about the JC2MP mod as well as how it ties into the Just Cause franchise.
EA released a new multiplayer trailer for the upcoming first-person modern-combat military shooter, Medal of Honor: Warfighter. The trailer takes players to the Tungawan jungle in the sweltering jungles of the Philippines.
The first gameplay trailer for Warner Bros. and Monolith Games' upcoming DotA style multiplayer game, Guardians of Middle Earth, has been released. The trailer features gameplay that's to be expected from a multiplayer arena battle game just with a coat of Middle Earth skin on it.
After just barely meeting their goal on Kickstarter, Mercenary Games' FleetCOMM: Operation Vigrior still didn't quite get the exposure it needed to make the headway the developers wanted. Mercenary Games has now taken to IndieGoGo to raise funds to finish the game, market it and get it out to the public.
Orion: Dino Beatdown from Spiral Game Studios has hit a very slight snag and will no longer make its April release deadline. Instead, the independent developers have acknowledged that the game will release the first week of May and showed off some new content in a ViDoc.
Given that the new KickStarter for the upcoming post-apocalyptic, battlefield FPS has gotten underway, 2Dawn Games has decided to release some additional screenshots of the game's weapons and vehicles.
The latest attempt from a mod group to become a legitimate design studio is the UK group Xitol Softworks. They originally modded Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2 for PC and then eventually moved on to bigger and better things, including their very own game, Zone: The Battleground.