Proper cross-platform multiplayer hitting Minecraft later this summer

Get your shabby wooden pickaxes ready, as game developer Mojang announced at Microsoft’s keynote at the E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles that the most precious item in its portfolio—Minecraft—will be getting proper cross-platform multiplayer. This will be courtesy of a so-called ‘Better Together’ update that’s launching later this summer.
No matter the platform gamers play on, be it Windows 10, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, virtual reality devices, as well as iOS and Android, they will be able to join each other players’ games. At the moment, there are ways for …


'Star Wars Battlefront II' multiplayer looks glorious

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Star Wars Battlefront II spent a long time in the limelight during EA’s E3 press conference today, showing off intense multiplayer battles on the planet Naboo and teasing a new single player story mode.

Battlefront II will feature battles that span the entire series including the battle of Naboo from The Phantom Menace featuring Darth Maul and a fight between Rey and Kylo Ren from The Force Awakens. The battle of Naboo includes multiple phases between the clones and separatists.

You can see all the action here (the Star Wars stuff starts about 1 hour and 15 minutes in): Read more…

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Best multiplayer games for Android and iPhone (2017)

Want to get some multiplayer action going? Here’s a variety of excellent multiplayer games for Android and Apple devices that let you play over Wi-Fi or local networks. Many, if not all of them are completely free, too, and most importantly, they are super fun!

We couldn’t imagine that playing as a giant spider together with four friends can be as fun as firing rockets at said humans in deathmatch… but there you have it! Grab your phone and enjoy this selection of multiplayer games. They are all in the slideshow below, which has all the images, videos, and links you need.

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Pokemon GO developer reveals plans to add co-op multiplayer soon

Pokemon GO is still played by a lot of people. If you don’t trust us, at least believe developer Niantic, which just confirmed that more than 65 million people from around the world still play their game each month.

In recognition of the game’s popularity among mobile gamers, Pokemon GO has won the Best Mobile and Handheld Game at the British Academy of Film, Television and Arts Game Awards.

This isn’t the only award received by Niantic for their Pokemon GO, just the most recent received by the American developer. IGN gave it the Mobile Game of the Year prize, …