multiplayer

Battlefield V

A Battlefield for Everyone, But Rarely at the Same Time

At its best, DICE's latest achieves moments of greatness, but it struggles to sustain them.
Rob Zacny
11.24.18
MMOs

'Empires of EVE' Creator's New Podcast Tells Online Gaming's Lost Stories

'The Secret Lives of Virtual Worlds' aims to bring to life the personal histories of online communities.
Cameron Kunzelman
12.14.17
NHL

The Haunted 'NHL 12' Multiplayer Ladder and the Ice That Tilted into Hell

For a Canucks fan, there is no escaping the ghosts and demons of the team's cursed history, not even in a video game.
Brendan Vance
10.31.17
Star Wars Battlefront 2

Disney Revives Beloved 'Battlefront II' As New, Shiny Version Enters Beta

As they try to play on new servers, fans are remembering just how much they loved old-school Battlefront, and how much they didn't love DICE's version.
Connor Trinske
10.4.17
open thread

What's Your Most Memorable Multiplayer Gaming Memory?

So there we were, surrounded by fog...
Austin Walker
9.21.17
Destiny

With 'Destiny 2' the Crucible Is More Approachable, But Less Interesting

Is there such a thing as encouraging too much teamwork?
Rob Zacny
9.16.17
open thread

'Destiny 2' Is Better with Friends

Despite having the option to play the story campaign and the rest of the game alone, I’d much rather do it with friends.
Danika Harrod
9.15.17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Why a Funny 'Battlegrounds' Strategy Could Also Get You Banned

It's supposed to be you against 99 other people, but sometimes, it makes more sense to work together. Bad news: it's against the rules.
Patrick Klepek
7.25.17
doom

The Multiplayer Mode of ‘DOOM’ Almost Never Happened

Well, it was certainly a panicked, last-moment addition. But it all worked out OK, John Romero remembers.
Mike Diver
7.21.17
Overwatch

In the Company of Heroes: An Interview with ‘Overwatch’ Designer Jeff Kaplan

We discuss new characters, the importance of the meta, and the social responsibilities of game developers in the 21st century.
Justin Mahboubian-Jones
4.11.17
Golf With Your Friends

Golfing with Your Friends and Mine, PooperScooper420 and boOb

Maybe the hole-in-ones were the friends we made along the way.
Danika Harrod
2.16.17
Overcooked

​Is There Room for Couch Co-Op in a World Obsessed with Online Multiplayer?

<em>Overcooked</em>, an arcade-y restaurant sim, is one of the best co-op games in recent memory—but fans are upset that it doesn't offer more communal playing options.
Shonte Daniels
9.6.16
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