Multiplayer News


Call of Duty: WW2 Multiplayer Free on Steam This Weekend

By Chris Jarrard, May 03, 2018 1:40pm PDT

Open call for all soldiers who would like to dip their toes into the virtual theater of World War 2 at no cost.


Stardew Valley Multiplayer Beta is Available Now on Steam

By Chris Jarrard, Apr 30, 2018 11:15am PDT

Get your friends and start taking care of farming business with what will likely be one of the most popular game updates of 2018.


How to Add Moves and Attacks to Your Combat Deck in Absolver

By Charles Singletary, Aug 29, 2017 3:55pm PDT

We've got the tips to help you add as many moves as you can to your combat deck so you can finally declare proudly "I know kung-fu". 


Just Cause 3 Multiplayer Mod Explodes Onto Steam

By Chris Jarrard, Jul 24, 2017 8:40am PDT

The long awaited arrival of multiplayer in Just Cause 3 hits Steam this week.


Landfall VR Multiplayer Beta Gameplay Preview

By Asif Khan, Feb 01, 2017 6:00am PST

Check out this old-fashioned top down virtual reality multiplayer game from Oculus Studios and Force Field VR.


"Multplayer VR Giant Head Simulator, awesome. I assume it will support the Oculus Touch head and ..."

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Max Payne, Alan Wake dev adding multiplayer to its game repetoire

By John Keefer, Sep 15, 2016 8:19am PDT

Previously, all of Remedy's games have been single player. That will change going forward.


"Yes. It was tied to the windows store and there was a minor kerfluffle about it. There was ..."

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Co-Optimized: Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

By Steven Wong, Jul 01, 2015 11:45am PDT

Although many may be working to save the city in Batman: Arkham Knight, an adventure that goes far beyond the city limits awaits in Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. In this week's Co-Optimized, we bring heroes and villains together to save the world from falling to colored piec...


"Imma let you finish, but I just got to say Lego Marvel Superheros is better though. My biggest ..."

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Co-Optimized: The Best Cooperative Games Shown at E3 2015

By Steven Wong, Jun 24, 2015 1:30pm PDT

E3 2015 showcased a ton of exciting games, including plenty of cooperative titles to look forward to. Here's a quick look at what awaits willing and able teams.


"Fuck I hope Total Warhammer has a co-op campaign like the previous games."

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Co-optimized: Mass Effect 3

By Steven Wong, Jun 10, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Our sincere hope is that a new Mass Effect game will be announced at E3 2015. In order to help will that into existence using positive biotic energy, this week's co-optimized takes a look at Mass Effect 3's integrated multiplayer mode.


"Nice read. With ~1200 in-game hours of co-op I'd say you covered the good and the bad fairly."

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Co-Optimized: Magicka 2

By Steven Wong, Jun 03, 2015 12:15pm PDT

It's time to spell like crazy with Magicka 2, the cooperative game with friendliest fire around.


Co-Optimized: Badland: Game of the Year Edition

By Steven Wong, May 27, 2015 9:00am PDT

Badland: Game of the Year Edition makes its PC, Mac, Linux and PSN debut this week, and these flappy furballs don't stand much of a chance when it comes to surviving a fairy tale forest full of deadly traps and machines. But maybe a little four player action is the thing tha...


Co-Optimized: Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

By Steven Wong, May 20, 2015 11:45am PDT

Looking for a co-op game that worthy of some Mad Max violence until the actual Mad Max game releases? We've got you covered. The Borderlands: Handsome Collection has tons of gameplay, character, and guns to keep you and your teammates going.


Co-Optimized: CastleStorm

By Steven Wong, May 13, 2015 12:00pm PDT

CastleStorm combines the thrill of chucking objects at enemies with the high action of fighting a horde of enemy soldiers head on. The Definitive Edition is available for free this month with the Xbox Games With Gold program, but the game is available on a broad variety...


Co-Optimized: Dragon Age Inquisition: Dragonslayer

By Steven Wong, May 06, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Dragon Age: Inquisition's cooperative multiplayer got a free upgrade with the Dragonslayer expansion. We gather together the party, comprised of both new and familiar faces, play a few chords on a magical lute, and go dragon hunting.


Co-Optimized: Magicka

By Steven Wong, Apr 29, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Magicka: Wizard Wars exited beta this week, so spell-slingers are free to bash, burn, and blast each other in full on combat. Given the competitive nature of Wizard Wars, it's hard to believe that the whole Magicka phenomenon began with a cooperative game where "accidentally...


"Magicka co-op is amazing, shame about same-screen co-op, as the gamepad controls take quite a ..."

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