This is one category of MMO games that might become more proficient if virtual reality becomes mainstream. Virtual worlds go beyond video games in their purpose: they are a combination between social networks and games. They have vast open worlds that are inhabited by large numbers of members that can interact in a variety of ways, from chatting and playing to selling and buying virtual goods, even land. These virtual worlds don’t have a set objective, and lack a “manufactured conflict”. … [Read more...] about No Role-Playing: Massively Multiplayer Online Games With No RPG Involved
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Multiplayer has steadily become the rule, as opposed the exception, when it comes to modern gaming. In our super-connected age, solo experiences alone simply don’t offer enough to keep players interested. There’s no question that adding real people to the fray offers a degree of chaos that can’t be replicated by AI and helps to make games more exciting. But MMOs have come a long way from their usual haunts in role-playing games and can now be found in a wide variety of genres that includes shooters and beyond. One of the best examples of this multiplayer mayhem can be found in Bungie’s MMO, shared-world shooter, Destiny. … [Read more...] about Keeping Fans Happy is Crucial for Multiplayer Games
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7. Red Dead Redemption 2 There are few titles more anticipated right now than the follow-up to Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption. The sequel, which will sport some kind of online multiplayer functionality (but who needs specifics, right?), is coming out on consoles in the spring. The big question mark, however, is if the title will also come to the PC, as has been rumored virtually since the moment this western was announced. … [Read more...] about Perfect Ten: 20 multiplayer games to watch in 2018
E3 2018: Hands-on with Ubisoft’s open-world pirate PvP game Skull & Bones - So, you want to be a pirate, but Sea of Thieves isn't your cup of tea? If the issue was PvP, well, you're probably out of luck, as Ubisoft Producer Karl von der… E3 2018: Well-earned hype for Rend’s pets, construction, modding, and PvPvE - When I met Frostkeep Studios' CEO Jeremy Wood and crew at GDC earlier this year, I walked away impressed. I finally felt like I understood why other MOP staff are… E3 2018: Hands-on with Pokemon Let’s Go - You know with my being the one at this year's E3 that this would happen. A console Pokemon game that also connects to Pokemon Go? The possibility for a way to… E3 2018: Hands-on with Super Smash Bros Ultimate - With all the online talk about Nintendo this year, it feels only fitting to give Nintendo's Super Smash Bros Ultimate a little time. We've talked recently about the unbundling of MMOs … [Read more...] about All our E3 2018 MMO and multiplayer coverage!