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Destiny

Destiny details new Trials of Osiris PVP mode, pre-mades only, no matchmaking


Strictly 3v3
Apr 29
Destiny is eschewing the typical raid format this time around with House of Wolves. A lot of people are excited that raids aren't the main focus of endgame this time around, but personally, I just see it as a way for them to ... read
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Far Cry 4

Ride a dune buggy in Far Cry 4's 'Overrun' DLC


Or just keep on riding on elephants, that's cool too
Feb 10
Already tired of everything Far Cry 4 has to offer? You're in luck, because Overrun, the latest batch of content for Far Cry 4, is available today. This is a more multiplayer-focused endeavor, with a brand new PvP mode in whi... read
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Depth

Shark vs. diver game Depth adds Megalodon Mode


The latest update brings new mode, more sharks and level editing tools
Dec 21
I've never been much for official "best of" lists for any given year, but if you pinned me down and asked me what my favorite multiplayer experience was in 2014, I'd have to reply that it was had in Digit... read
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Cannibalism in DayZ

DayZ may implement cannibalism in the next update


Would you eat another player to survive?
Nov 20
"With savages, the weak in body or mind are soon eliminated; and those that survive commonly exhibit a vigorous state of health." -- Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man. It appears that the developers of DayZ may impleme... read
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Wickland Early Access

Arena shooter Wickland releases on Steam today


They had me at high-speed, shotgun-toting primates
Nov 14
"Sooner or later, everything old is new again." -- Stephen King, The Colorado Kid As Darren Nakamura noted in his article, it seems that twitch-based arena shooters are making a comeback of late. Quake Live recently re-launc... read
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Depth

The devil and the deep blue sea: Depth gameplay


I think the sharks may have the advantage
Oct 28
Digital Confectioners' gruesome shark-'em-up Depth has been high up on my list of most-anticipated multiplayer games for a while now. I mean, who doesn't want to assume the role of a great white shark and reduce their friend... read
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Horizon Danger Greenlight

Horizon Danger looks like my kind of PvP platformer


Think Smash but with more Skynet
Oct 25
Horizon Danger is described by its lone creator, SCaffa, as a "2 to 4 person local-multiplayer action game set in a cyberpunk dystopian future." Without a doubt, this is the kind of local PvP multiplayer game that I would be... read
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King Arthur's Gold

Build a base/destroy a base in King Arthur's Gold


Or just flood the base so the inhabitants drown
Oct 21
The developer behind King Arthur's Gold describes the title as sharing elements with Terraria (2D digging and building), The Lost Vikings (class-based problem solving), and Worms (destructible environments). All right, I'm l... read
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Magicka: Wizard Wars

Magicka: Wizard Wars on Steam Early Access today


We can start competing to see who hilariously kills himself less often
Oct 15
We've seen footage of Magicka: Wizard Wars previously, and some have been playing the alpha for the competitive multiplayer take on the 2011 element-combining "cooperative" adventure. Today, the Early Access version is avail... read
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Artemis Bridge Simulator

Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator 2.0 is out now


Improved movement, a new race, and player vs. player combat
Aug 19
Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator has been around for a few years now, though we haven't covered it much here on Destructoid. For those out of the loop, Artemis is a six-player cooperative game that mimics a Star Trek-esque ... read
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The Division

Massive: The Division's player versus player is its hook


'You need to have something to lose'
Aug 17
It's no secret that Ubisoft is aiming to blur the line between single- and multiplayer experiences. That's the predominant theme with a lot of its upcoming titles. Surprisingly, the Tom Clancy's The Division developers d... read
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EVE

CCP releases statistics for largest EVE Online fight


Spoilers: It was a glorious death!
Aug 03
Last weekend, we reported on a battle that was taking place in EVE Online. At the time, it wasn't hard to see that it was the literal largest battle that had ever taken place in the game since it launched back in 2004. Develo... read
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EVE Online

Largest EVE Online battle yet is currently in motion


Is a titan about to fall?
Jul 28
[Update #2: All fighting is complete, and the remaining CFC/Goonswarm players are leaving the system now as well.] [Update: Test Alliance has started to back off from the system. A small amount of fighting still remains, b... read
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Good enough to monkey around in
In an era where some games tend to get weighed down by convoluted designs, overindulgent narratives, and overdone mechanics, simplicity can often times not only evoke brief moments of nostalgia, but can also deliver us a much... read feature

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Dragon's Crown PVP

Dragon's Crown will feature some form of PVP


Cue the 'hnnnnnghs'
Jul 03
We already knew that Vanillaware's upcoming Dragon's Crown will feature raw four player cooperative action involving six classes, and a robust leveling system to encourage multiple playthroughs. But according to Siliconera, F... read
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Magicka: Wizard Wars

First screens for Magicka: Wizard Wars revealed


Wizards, ho!
May 15
It seems as if we haven't heard from the folks at Paradox North about Magicka: Wizard Wars for ages, but here we are with fresh screenshots, showing off the game in action. Set to combine the humor of the Magicka franchise wi... read
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Camelot Unchained PvP

Camelot Unchained is being designed for 500-player PvP


Everyone can join the party
Apr 11
In an update to its Kickstarter page for Camelot Unchained, City State Entertainment showed off a video with 500 players on the same battlefield running smoothly on a Macbook pro. That's pretty impressive if a game... read
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Magicka: Wizard Wars

Magicka: Wizard Wars combines PvP with men in dresses


At last, killing your friends is actively encouraged
Mar 25
No game of Magicka is complete without a ruined friendship or two. Fellow wizards have a way of getting in between monsters and fatal spells, and it's always their fault, never yours. The latest iteration of the Magicka seri... read
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Guild Wars 2 tournaments

Guild Wars 2 removing paid tournaments


Free fighting for everyone!
Feb 25
With the recent introduction of a ranked matching system, ArenaNet has decided to drop the current system in Guild Wars 2 of paying to participate in high-level player-versus-player matches. The earlier system -- ch... read
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Guild Wars 2 PVP

Guild Wars 2 introduces the Spirit Watch PVP map


Bring out your Norns
Feb 18
ArenaNet has a new video out showcasing their new Norn-themed PVP map for Guild Wars 2, Spirit Watch. It promises huge idyllic vistas, crystal clear waters, and of course, deadly combat. The map will combine conquest g... read
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League of Legends

Riot Games inspired by the NFL for League of Legends


Developer talks about the future of eSports in League of Legends
Jan 30
Riot Games is no stranger to the spotlight, and certainly not above giving players their own chance to shine. The competitive scene for League of Legends has blown up in the past two years since it launched. Things ... read
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A misclick causes The Battle of Asakai
Every once in a while I have people who don't play EVE Online ask me about something major that happened in the game. This past weekend, I have had a lot people asking me about the Battle of Asakai, in which one pilot's simpl... read feature

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Disclaimer: Forging may not be featured
Maybe it's just me, but it seems that every once in a while there is a game that comes out that makes a statement about MMORPGs. That the best part of those games is the player-versus-player segments. In 2007, there was the "... read feature

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The DTOID Show: Adam Sessler's 2013 Gaming Predictions


Dec 28
It's our last Destructoid Show episode of 2012, so filling in for Max today is Adam Sessler, whose name I am in no way ashamed to peddle so long as it drives views to this post! (Plus, who doesn't love a good predictions epi... read
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EVE Online update overhauls bounty hunting


In a game this crazy, the patch notes are just insane!
Dec 05
EVE Online is one tough cookie to crack. Sure, it's a massively multiplayer online game. It's also one part space-faring strategy game, business simulator, and space-pirate dream fantasy as well. Much of the game is filled wi... read
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Preseason Update is live for League of Legends


Apparently, preseason means 'test things on everyone'
Dec 04
It wasn’t too long ago that big sweeping changes were being discussed about the future of League of Legends. Well, now it seems like the change has gone live on the main servers. To commemorate this, Riot games has put... read
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Upcoming League of Legends preseason update detailed


Competative gaming > eSports
Nov 19
It seems like we can't go too long without there being some big news about League of Legends. It can be something small like a record-breaking number of users, or perhaps a map with a new mode, or even a holiday getting the f... read
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League of Legends Harrowing event officially begins


So many spiders, not enough fire!
Oct 26
A week ago, Riot Games teased its new Halloween event while keeping a good bit of detail secret. Now, not only are more details available, the event has gone live and is in action! There's a new champ out, new harrowing-them... read
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Riot announces League of Legends Championship Series


Aug 06
It wasn't too long ago when Riot Games was hyping up the season two championship as being the big new thing to begin a strong focus on revolutionizing competitive gaming, or "eSports," into something that no one ha... read
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MLG League of Legends Summer Arena wrap-up


Aug 06
This past weekend, Major League Gaming hosted a League of Legends competition, featuring a $10,000 prize, winner take all. Two teams, Curse Gaming and Team Black, won qualifying tournaments beforehand for spots in this compet... read
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League of Legends: Yesterday, today, and tomorrow


May 07
League of Legends, the fantastic competitive online game brought to you by Riot Games, has been going through a lot of changes over the past couple of months since the last time we posted about the game here on Des... read
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Live show: Exclusive early look at Depth on Mash Tactics


Mar 23
We have a special edition Mash Tactics of shark punching proportions in store for you today. Alex Quick, who recently came by to play his game Killing Floor with King Foom and the viewers, is returning with his current projec... read






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