How Do You Do Bullet Time in Multiplayer?

The original Max Payne introduced the concept of bullet time to players, forever setting a new standard for “cinematic cool” in video games. But it was strictly a single-player mechanic, and for good reason — how do you slow down time in a multiplayer match in a way that works to one player’s advantage? Eleven […]

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer has version for iOS

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer is by far one of my favorite card games. It’s right up there with 7 Wonders and Bang! Board Game Geek has awarded Ascension: CotG 3.5 stars out of 5 and the good news is that they full game is now available on iOS for a mere USD $4.99. The […]

Will You Pay to Play Used Games Online?

EA, Sony, THQ, Ubisoft, and Warner Bros. Interactive have all announced plans to start charging for “Online Passports,” which will be required purchases for players who want to play with used game discs. Specifically, these $10 passports will be needed to play multiplayer games (like Ubisoft’s Driver: San Francisco, pictured above), but there’s nothing to keep […]

Blizzard removes LAN Multiplayer on Starcraft II

Without a doubt, Blizzard’s upcoming sequel Starcraft II is one of the most anticipated games in recent memory. The first Starcraft created such hardcore fan appreciation that up to this day — 11 years after it was released — thousands of people still play the game. That is unprecendented and anyone would be hardpressed to […]