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The Games You Forgot Came Out in 2021

So many 2020 video games got pushed into 2021. With it being such a jam-packed year, here are a few of the forgotten games of 2021.

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The 7 Best Co-op Games on PS5

There's no better way to enjoy your PS5 than with friends, so here's our picks of the best co-op games on the console.

Cacabunga40d ago

For coop, get a used switch instead

jznrpg40d ago

I own a Switch and have never played co-op on it. I do play Elden Ring , Demons Souls and some other co/op games with my friends on PS5. Baldurs Gate 3 is the next game I’ll play co-op. Can’t do that on a Switch

Cacabunga40d ago

I was thinking for couch casual immediate fun.. not online coop games that require some adaptation.

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Knockout City's Closure Is Part Of A "Painful Truth" Of The Games Industry, Studio Says

GameSpot caught up with Velan Studios to discuss the life and death of its taken-too-soon dodgeball game, and tried to figure out why modest success is often not enough in the live-service market.

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Knushwood Butt376d ago

Was this on PS+ at launch?
Never download it.
Have almost no interest in competitive online multiplayer games these days unless they are made by Naughty Dog.

purple101375d ago

It was on ps+ a few months back not at launch I believe. That was probably the last ditch to get a larger player base,. Obvs didn't happen. I would have liked to have played it but have too much of a backlog shame as it looks good but noe servers will be taken down it's too late prehaps

AnotherGamer374d ago

....why Naughty Dog specifically of all studios?

Dandalandan117374d ago

I mostly play single player games so I rarely try online multiplayer games especially since I find most of them similar.
This game is one of those rare online games that I gave a shot. Although I didn't spend a ton of time with it, I did have a couple of memorable and fun moments together with my son. Close fights, last minute passes, and exciting turn arounds made it a lot of fun to play. So it's kinda sad to hear that they're pulling the plug on this one.

Mr_Writer85374d ago

The problem with live services is there isn't an infinite amount of gamers or even gamers with an infinite amount of free time.

It's really a very small market and sure you get the occasional surprise hit (Rocket League, Fall Guy) but alot of the time these games aren't interesting enough.

My biggest bug bare with online multiplayer in general is the whole "progression system" in games like COD and Battlefield.

I haven't got time to be unlocking all the best gear, and it's almost impossible to play and have fun as those who do have the time, get the best weapons.

One of the reasons I like Overwatch is that if you're good at the game and with other good players, you're likely going to win.

Where as less skilled players end up with less skilled players. I'm not very good at Overwatch, but I am 9/10 playing with people who are similar.

Majors374d ago

Exactly this !! Cod and BF are a prime example - the more you play the better weapons you get that kill a whole lot quicker, a person who plays a few hours a week gets destroyed game after game gets fed up and quits.

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Why Are Live-Service Games Failing So Badly?

Wait, weren't these sort of games supposed to be the future?

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S2Killinit380d ago

Good. Love it.

Personally I think because they are mostly the same sh&t and there is only room for a limited number of them thriving at the same time.

dumahim380d ago

Isn't it kind of obvious? The market can only support so many. Everyone wants a piece of the pie, so they try and grab a slice, but many fail because they're chasing a trend someone else was already successful at instead of bringing something new.

FinalFantasyFanatic379d ago

Exactly, people only have so much time and money, and there are so many of these games now, gamers can't support them all, thus they all flock to the most popular games.

I also feel like alot of these developers don't have enough of a road map to keep the content/updates flowing to keep the game fresh for players. I also feel that alot of dvelopers try really hard to nickle and dime players at every opportunity when a live-service game can demand alot of the player's time and money.

Godmars290380d ago (Edited 380d ago )

Because they're focused on making money, appealing to addictive traits, than actually being fun.

MrCrimson380d ago

Because live service became zero content and reskins.