Note: iOS 9 + Facebook users w/ trouble scrolling: #super sorry# we hope to fix it asap. In the meantime Chrome Mobile is a reach around
hot  /  reviews  /  videos  /  cblogs  /  qposts


doro blog header photo

doro's blog

  Make changes   Set it live in the post manager. Need help? There are FAQs at the bottom of the editor.
doro avatar 11:45 AM on 07.20.2007  (server time)
Multiplayer? please? maybe?

So today I have a little rant. What is the deal with gaming companies these days and cooperative multiplayer? Is everyone afraid to make cooperative multiplayer games that don't end up just being team deathmatch or something? Look at Bioshock. The game sounds amazing. Will I buy it? No. Single player games really don't do it for me any more. Instead of sitting on the couch playing Bioshock by yourself, how much more fun would it be to have your friend playing it along with you instead of ganking your chips while watching? That alone would make things more interesting. The first letdown of this nature that I can remember is Vampire: The Masquerade, which announced the death of it's anticipated coop multiplayer on it's forums not long before release.

So what am I after? There are games that include coop multiplayer out there. Just look at Gears of War. My point is, how many of you actually played through Gears by yourselves, and if you did, was it not more fun hooking up with someone to beat it? Why can't a game be made for coop game play? Think of the possibilities you could have if there were puzzles set up like Resident Evil Zero style. Where for literally an hour let's say, you had to split up to get things done in tandem, while keeping contact on radio. Think of all the times the NPCs have been right there in the story to flip a switch or something for you. That could be you!

   Reply via cblogs
Tagged:    cblog  

Get comment replies by email.     settings

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our comment moderators

Can't see comments? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this. Easy fix: Add   [*]   to your security software's whitelist.

Back to Top

We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -