Get your multiplayer out of my single-player games!
As wonderful and awesome as the internet is, it really fucked things up for gamers like me. It wasn’t really an issue in the early stages – that short period of time before it was as all pervasive as it is now. Consoles remained offline for the most part, with only a handful of games offering any kind of online component. Online gaming was for the PC crowd, not the console kids who enjoyed a far more streamlined and simplified gaming experience.
THQ shifting to a single-player focus, over 100 employees laid off.
Financial woes at THQ have brought many titles being developed for the publisher under scrutiny. While some titles have been scrapped altogether, other titles, such as the planned MMO Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium, have been “refocused” – changed to fit into their evolving new strategy of serving the hardcore gamer.
Your actions in co-op multiplayer will ripple through the single player campaign.
Yesterday our long-held suspicions were confirmed: Mass Effect 3 will indeed contain some kind of Multiplayer element. Now we’ve been provided details on exactly what’s in store for multiplayer via a blog post by Chris Priestly of BioWare.