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Peek at Dark Souls III's upcoming three-on-three PvP

Some of my fondest memories in Dark Souls III were made while mucking about as a member of the Mound Makers, the game's wild-card, "When are they going to betray me?" covenant. I was a particularly friendly Mound Maker, and that always see...   read

 
 
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Celebrity Dungeons and Dragons campaign will be live-streamed to theaters

I've written before about how much I've enjoyed the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) over the last several years. For me, one of the highlights of every show is the live Dungeons & Dragons game featuring Penny Arcade's creators, Mike Krahulik an...   read

 
 
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Adding Shrek to Dark Souls III is much more fun than you'd think

People really love Dark Souls III. People ironically seem to love Shrek, the jolly green ogre with a penchant for defending swamps. There just so happens to be a swamp in From Software's latest, so I suppose it was only a matter of time bef...   read

 
 
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Killing Floor 2's PVP mode is available now

Tripwire Interactive's Killing Floor series has always been a strictly cooperative affair. Grab some buddies, put a few bullets in some monsters, drink a beer or two, and walk away with a grin on your face. Starting today with Killing Floor...   read

 
 
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Bungie makes several interesting changes to Destiny PvP matches

Bungie’s weekly update has been rebranded This Week at Bungie… and that’s not the only change coming from the Destiny developer this week. There are two new Crucible playlists headed our way - Freelance 3v3, and Free...   read

 
 
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Let's see someone top this Bloodborne triple kill

Despite not touching Bloodborne in quite a while, the game kept coming up in conversations (some sober, some not) at PAX this past weekend. Kyle and I tried to sell Steven and Brett on it. Zack and I talked at length about games that simila...   read

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

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 not drop a comp...   read

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

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 which two factions...   read

 
 
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Shark vs. diver game Depth adds Megalodon Mode

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 Digital Confectioner...   read

 
 
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DayZ may implement cannibalism in the next update

"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 implement a functional...   read

 
 


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Arena shooter Wickland releases on Steam today

"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-launched itself on S...   read

 
 
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The devil and the deep blue sea: Depth gameplay

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 friends to a swirling...   read

 
 
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Horizon Danger looks like my kind of PvP platformer

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 interested in ...   read

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

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 listening. While...   read

 
 
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Magicka: Wizard Wars on Steam Early Access today

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 available to all who...   read

 
 
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Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator 2.0 is out now

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 spaceship bridg...   read

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

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 don't consider t...   read

 
 
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CCP releases statistics for largest EVE Online fight

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. Developer CCP has ana...   read

 
 
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Largest EVE Online battle yet is currently in motion

[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, but system 6VDT-...   read

 
 
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Review: Gun Monkeys

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 needed escape ...   read

 
 
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Dragon's Crown PVP

Dragon's Crown will feature some form of PVP

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, Famitsu is repor...   read

 
 
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First screens for Magicka: Wizard Wars revealed

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 with team based P...   read

 
 
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Camelot Unchained is being designed for 500-player PvP

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 can pull that ...   read

 
 
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Magicka: Wizard Wars combines PvP with men in dresses

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 series, Magicka: Wi...   read

 
 
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Guild Wars 2 removing paid tournaments

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 -- charging for matc...   read

 
 
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