Bomberman LIVE: Battlefest Coming to Xbox Live Arcade

One of the first great XBLA multiplayer games, at least for the Horrible Night crew, is getting a sequel on Dec 8th. Bomberman LIVE: Battlefest continues the classic franchise with its second outing on XBLA. Expect the always fun and frantic Bomberman gameplay with support for 8-players online. Additions include new weapons and four new… Continue reading

Call of Battlefield: Medal of Honor Multiplayer Beta

Medal of Honor has already gotten its fair share of press amid controversy and criticism for originally making the Taliban a playable option in the multiplayer component of the game. Negative publicity aside,  the game is diving headfirst into the turbulent sea of Fall releases and its recent beta could determine whether it sinks or swims. Players… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Fix Online Multiplayer: Part 1

Our question this week addresses one feature of gaming that seems to have stagnated in recent years. Though the games and the features continue to improve, the hurdles preventing people from jumping online to play multiplayer have remained mostly the same. We want to know if you don’t play online, what is stopping you? If… Continue reading

Instant Action, a game changer?

Games in your Browser! G4 recently posted an article that consisted entirely of a 20 minute playable demo of the PC game, The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition. The post uses a service called Instant Action to embed what is essentially a rich media Java-based game launcher. The launcher works by clicking a button… Continue reading

Halo: Reach Anticipation

Ever since the good old LAN party days of Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2, I’ve been a lover of all things multiplayer. These days if a game doesn’t have a replayable multiplayer experience then I simply don’t have much respect for the game. That said, I do concede that there is still a place… Continue reading