Multiplayer Video Games – Then and Now

multiplayer gaming then and now

Have you heard of Xbox Live? Playstation Network? How about Steam?

If you haven’t heard of any of these, you most likely live under a rock – on the moon – with noise-cancelling earphones on. If you have, you’re like almost every gamer and participate in online gaming. That’s right grandpa, you can play video games with other people through the Internets. The younger generations grew up with this gift. Others experienced multiplayer gaming by gathering all of your friends at the house of whoever had the Nintendo Entertainment System (yes, that means leaving your cave), blowing on the cartridge and taking turns playing Super Mario Bros or Metroid.

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Killzone 2


Killzone 2 was billed as one of the most serious rivals to the Halo franchise, but it met a somewhat disappointing reception in North America. Under a forced comparison, it may not measure up to Halo’s innovative gameplay. However, it does easily pass the high standards that Halo set for the industry and remains one of the best first-person shooters in the Playstation 3 catalog.

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