"Multiplayer in games today is huge. Ten years ago, we were lugging our Xboxes over to our friend’s house while PC gamers have always enjoyed the power of online frag fests." - MP1st
Matchmaking can make a good game a disaster but to be honest, if the games going to be good then it should have good matchmaking
Community is a hard thing to achieve, especially for smaller IPs, but I think that's what games like Counter-Strike have done really well with.
Personally, I find gameplay to be the most important of the bunch, but you need to have all of them.
Some of these reasons are why multiplayer in some games are worse
People have to learn how hard it is to make a game before they say devs need to add more stuff
Gamers should probably ease on the addition of excessive features. But gamers are smart enough to know what the standard feature set is for a game they are buying with their hard earned money. There will always be better. And there will always be a fresh hungry developer ready to take the place of less efficient developers. We as gamers are watching, and the Development bosses and publishers are watching too. The difficulty of a job is no excuse for doing a poor job when it's what you trained for. And when I say "poor job", I'm talking about below industry standard for the current price point.
What about hit detection, or balance?
Hit detection is mentioned under gameplay: "Is your hit detection off?" Btw, Black Ops has the worst hit detection; Treyarch has to do some work on their hit detection in the next Black Ops to get my money.
For me the main things are "Why do I want to come back and play" basically unlocks and perks, etc and also gameplay including things such as lag, hit detection, controls... If one of these are not implemented correctly the multiplayer is pretty much flawed in my opinion anyway...
I agree with everything
halo and uncharted imo are the best multiplayer games out there halo is just all out fun i can play that for hours and uncharted is soo diff from everything else in soo many ways the reason i like both are becuz its no bunch of booster and b.s just strait up gaming anyone can jumo in and no matter thier level can win
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