Best of 2012
Videogames offer a ton of different experiences, and in this modern age we can connect with the world over in order to save the day cooperatively, or just shoot the hell out of each other in the face while screaming through headsets.
Multiplayer is an important factor for creating lasting longevity in a title. This year saw two of the biggest shooters around embrace major changes for the competitive crowd, two uniquely distinct cooperative experiences that enticed players with multiple playthroughs, and the arrival of a new brawler in town. These are our nominees for best multiplayer of 2012:
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Congrats to all the nominees! We'll be announcing the official winner on Friday, December 14. In the mean time we want you to tell us which game this year had the best multiplayer. Plus, be sure to go vote in our Community Choice Award for your favorite game of 2012.
Check out all our other categories and nominations:
Call of Duty: Black Ops II isn't a game to be bought on the strength of one mode. This is, in essence, three games in one, and those who are playing for at least two of them are the ones who will ultimately get the most of out of it. If you're just in it for multiplayer or Zombies, you're likely to leave unfulfilled, while the campaign is brilliant but perhaps not quite worth the price of entry on its own. Taken as a whole product, this is a robust and varied game that suffers mostly due to market saturation and growing exhaustion with military FPS releases.
Read more at http://www.destructoid.com/review-call-of-duty-black-ops-ii-238414.phtml#UlgqEv4XzwYAOtL6.99
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