To say that people are hyped for Evolve would be an understatement. The game regularly attracts queues of several hours at expos, and it was with this knowledge that I headed straight to the game’s booth when doors opened at …
Going into this year’s E3, Microsoft had carefully procured the coal which they were hoping would be turned into diamond in Los Angeles. After a press conference that was left spinning its wheels a little too often, it feels like what we’ve they’ve come away with is simply a slightly shinier lump of coal. While the Xbox arsenal continues to look strong for the coming year, you would not be alone in thinking the industry giant lacked that real heavyweight blow that would keep the conference at the forefront of gaming minds when all is said and done for this week’s expo. Here’s what went down.
For the past few years, multiplayer has grown stale. We’re all just a bit fed up with the same old games of online shooters, where rounds endlessly repeat without much variation. But with next gen consoles, there’s a glimmer of hope for better, more engaging multiplayer. Different players have different roles, and they’re possibly even playing on radically different devices. This is the future of multiplayer. This is asymmetry.