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Posts tagged “multiplayer vs single player”

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Look, Single-Player People Are Just Better

I'm not denying this is territory I've covered before. There's no disguising that I'm a fan of single-playing gaming over multiplayer. Finally it's time to just say it. We need to stop avoiding the matter, stop not saying what everyone's thinking. I'm the man brave enough to do this. I am a valiant man, and maybe I won't be recognised within my own lifetime, but…

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Valve “Not Giving Up On Single Player At All”

A couple of weeks ago we were speculating on what US journalist Geoff Keighley meant in his iPad-only documentary The Final Hours of Portal 2 (yes, iPad-only) (I DON'T KNOW) when he said... “Portal 2 will probably be Valve’s last game with an isolated single-player experience... What this all means is something Newell is still trying to figure out." ...and there was much wailing and…

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War, In Your Face. It’s Crytek’s Warface.

Talking of Crytek, they've just announced a new game. It's looking to be aimed at Asian markets, a multiplayer shooter with the eminently shoutable name, Warface. And that's about all we know just now. It's in the CryEngine 3, as you might imagine, and if my Chinese is up to scratch, it's emphasising "positive versus" gaming. I've no idea what that means, but I imagine…

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The Trouble With Other People

You’ve probably encountered them, whether in shops, on trains, or perhaps burgling your kitchen. Other people are everywhere, like some sort of uncontrolled disease. Recognisable by their not being you, with their different faces and opinions, they’re exactly the sort of thing that‘s wrong with society. History books show there has never been a war that wasn’t caused or exacerbated by the involvement of other…

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