I'm not sure which alternate dimension Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare came from or how it got here but PopCap's wacky third-person shooter has been a pleasant surprise. Against all odds, the game keeps on giving: another... more
Ahead of PAX East, Robot Entertainment has announced Orcs Must Die! Unchained and it sounds like the next logical step for the series. Players will control the forces on both sides, meaning you'll have to attack the other te... more
I've been pleasantly surprised by the way Electronic Arts and PopCap have handled Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare. First, the game itself is loads of fun -- the foundation is solid. But more than that, they don't have paid... more
[Update: Here it is!]
As you may have seen, the official Titanfall review embargo has just lifted. Where's our review? It's on the way, and here's why we're waiting to publish.
In short, with how big of an online focus T... more
We're one week out from the launch of Titanfall, and there's been so many leaks on the game over the last few days. All the leaks come from reddit, where a user has released several photos of the maps, including top down imag... more
The next content batch for Grand Theft Auto Online is called The Business. New vehicles include the Albany Alpha, Dinka Jester, and Grotti Turismo R to fill out the sports car department, while the new Vestra private jet will... more
Interested in the DC Moba game Infinite Crisis? Well it's going into open beta starting on March 14. The beta will feature the new tri-lane map called Gotham Divided, which sees Gotham City collided with the Gotham by Gaslig... more
It was the beginning of 2013 when I finally just got tired of the competitive aspect of first-person shooters. It's been my favorite genre ever since the GoldenEye 64 days, but over the last few years I've just been losing mo... more
[Update: The Titanfall beta kicks off on February 14 for the Xbox One and PC as revealed by this new trailer. There will be two maps available, and three modes which are Attrition (team deathmatch), Hardpoint Domination, and... more
Magicka: Wizard Wars has been available through Steam's Early Access program since October and it's been seeing updates at least once a week. Updates ranging from small bug fixes, to big new additions. A lot of these updates... more
Guerrilla Games has given a first look at two upcoming multiplayer maps in Killzone: Shadow Fall. The pair of maps, The Cruiser and The Hangar, are based on environments from the game's single-player campaign -- that often se... more
The nine-man team behind Strike Vector have announced that their awesome looking dog fighting game will be entering open beta in January 2014. The developers designed the game in "the pure tradition of the sacred monsters of... more
The developers behind Battlestar Galactica Online are working on a new space game, called Entropy. Entropy is out now on Steam Early Access, so you can check it out for $19.99 if you want to. It looks a lot like EVE Online t... more
Ubisoft's adding a bit of clout to the Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer roster tomorrow. Blackbeard, arguably the most influential and notorious of pirates, will be made available for download as a playable multiplayer fi... more
Tecmo Koei and Omega Force's Toukiden: The Age of Demons was one of those titles I had hoped would make it outside of Japan -- where it's done extremely well for itself, I might add -- and that's indeed happening on February ... more
The teaser trailer for Basement Crawl was unsettling, to put it mildly. And I'm none too pleased that I had to watch it a second time to refresh my memory. It was unclear how this story-centric video would apply to the gamepl... more
Currently only available on devices running Windows 8, the dual-stick shooter set in the Halo universe Halo: Spartan Assault will be coming to Xbox consoles, reuniting with the brand most closely associated with the shooter f... more
The last we had heard from the cooperative Mars excavation game Super Motherload was a failed Kickstarter campaign and word that it would eschew WiiWare in favor of "other major consoles." That was just one year ago, bu... more
You have my attention, Strike Vector. This multiplayer-centric air combat game jumps between first- and third-person flying, all while offering some high intensity action. It looks absolutely insane, and after a successful s... more
Killzone: Shadow Fall will introduce custom Warzones when it launches on PS4 this year. You'll be able to tweak your own rules, conditions, and match types, before sharing your created game modes online.
We got shown a brief trailer for the multiplayer, and you can view that above. As little as some folk care about Killzone, I'm all about it. Looks good! more
All good multiplayer games need a bustling community, and from the sound of it, the PC combat title Chivalry: Medieval Warfare has its fair share of players. Upwards of 1.2 million copies have been sold in its first nine mont... more
While fans of the Disney Afternoon have been anxiously awaiting the release of DuckTales Remastered, Disney had tossed a separate DuckTales-branded game onto iOS devices. It is called DuckTales: Scrooge's Loot, and it is a th... more
It's been a decent run for Call of Duty: Black Ops II's DLC, but all things must come to and end and the end is nigh. It's only fitting that Treyarch's fourth and final pack for the game is called Apocalypse. Releasing first ... more
DICE continues to upgrade its social service Battlelog in preparation for Battlefield 4's release later this year, and here's our look at what exactly is in the pipeline. For folks who literally can't get enough Battlefield ... more
WayForward is coming with a follow-up to last year's Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!, but it's not quite a sequel. Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW is a multiplayer dungeon crawler and, in... more
Company of Heroes 2 comes off strong with its new campaign, and it packs an impressive amount of extra features. Standing on its own, it is an impressive real-time strategy game, but there are people who want to know what mak... more
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... more
While it would have been nice for Gears of War: Judgment to come out of the gate with more content, the fact that some of the post-release DLC is free helps reduce the sting.
Following the Haven map and Execution mode, anothe... more
On Tuesday, owners of the VIP Season Pass for Gears of War: Judgment will get more mileage out of their purchase with the arrival of a second map pack named Call to Arms. Everyone else can get this multiplayer content on Apri... more
What is Hardware: Shipbreakers? It was a question that I asked myself several times after watching the trailer that Blackbird Interactive, founded by ex-Homeworld developers, released last month. The admittedly gorgeous video... more
Coming from an eclectic team made up of developers from Tripwire Interactive and community modders, Rising Storm is looking to take Red Orchestra's style of World War II combat into the Pacific theater with more guns, explos... more
As much as I genuinely like playing as the post-release characters in Awesomenauts, what I've been waiting for more than anything is another map. That day isn't here quite yet, but it is happening. Ronimo Games is adding a ma... more
The next set of maps for Halo 4 is less than a month away. The Castle Map Pack will be dropping on April 8, which should be plenty of time to continue playing the recent Majestic Map Pack. This third add-on emphasizes vehicl... more
There's still no exact release date for Atlus and Old School Games' wacky cooperative third-person shooter God Mode, though the publisher does have the final cover art, viewable below.
A game's box art doesn't seem quite as s... more
The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia is an incredible book. So incredible, in fact, that at least one unscrupulous person tried to capitalize on demand by scalping numerous copies of the book's Limited Edition -- that guy wis... more
Building on what we recently saw of the End Game expansion for Battlefield 3, DICE has another batch of screenshots, this time focusing on the four new maps. "Size-wise, they are comparable to Caspian Border and Operation Fi... more
With the latest Battlefield 3 expansion pack dropping next month, DICE has a few screenshots to tide us over in the meantime. End Game, as you'll probably remember, is the one that introduces the Capture the Flag and Air Supe... more
As part of patch 1.13 for Awesomenauts, the 2D MOBA has a new skin for Clunk that models him after The Creeper from Minecraft. It's a great fit for the explosive character, and better yet, it won't cost you any money to acces... more
On December 18, the Xbox 360 version of Resident Evil 6 will receive three additional multiplayer modes, available for 320 Microsoft Points each or bundled together for 720 MS Points. The first mode, Predator (2-6 players), h... more
A new batch of screenshots for Dead Space 3 have been shipped out by Electronic Arts. The images show bits of a cooperative mission, Marker Containment, where Isaac is helping Carver to deal with visions of his dead family.
In my my post last week about new Bandai figurines, I very casually mentioned that booby ninja schoolgirl series Senran Kagura was receiving a new installment on PS Vita. It immediately occurred to me that Dtoid never formal... more
Season passes can be a gamble, even with higher-profile games. That's why I've yet to pay up front for content that might not turn out to be great despite the savings associated with doing so. Halo 4 will get in on that actio... more
Indie developer Nitrome, known for its disgustingly massive selection of free web games, is prepping its first major commercial release, Flightless. It's a fairly basic puzzle-platformer starring a thieving duck who has had ... more
Paradox Interactive and Fatshark are already talking up their post-release plans for War of the Roses which will first come to fruition in November with a free content update.
This includes a Milanese Knights Hospitaller-craf... more
PlayStation Plus members will get the opportunity to try the PS3 multiplayer beta for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale tomorrow, while everyone else will gain access on October 23, 2012. Those with a PlayStation Vita, howe... more
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate's multiplayer has been briefly explained in the past, but you have yet to hear it described by a pair of animated Shakalaka! The above video features Cha-Cha from the original MH3 and newcomer Kayam... more
Mass Effect 3: Retaliation looks like another tempting bit of downloadable content intended to keep us playing the multiplayer mode. In addition to bringing the Collectors into battle, this will include a new persistent chal... more
There's no doubt in my mind that somewhere out there, people are pumped for Medal of Honor: Warfighter, but they sure aren't a vocal bunch, at least not around these parts. There's always the chance that the upcoming beta, w... more
Earlier this week, I got to take a stroll through Gotham and Metropolis with DC Universe Online's creative director, Jens Andersen. Being shown off was the latest DLC, Hand of Fate, which introduces a whole bunch of new PvE a... more
Blink, and you might miss this new trailer for Crysis 3. It's the kind of thing that'll pique your interest but isn't long enough to do much more than that.
The video did, however, get me to go look up the game's Hunter mode... more