Eurogamer: The State of Split-Screen Gaming

Eurogamer writes: "In this era of ubiquitous online connectivity, finding a decent split-screen game is much harder than it used to be. Despite studios spending boatloads of cash on fashioning a fully-fledged online multiplayer experience, and despite them working with technologically advanced systems, good old fashioned split-screen multiplayer appears to have fallen by the wayside.

That's not to say developers have given up on the idea entirely. Some still believe in the ritualistic joy of post-pub, Friday night, sofa-based gaming, and understand that being able to share the game with the person sat next to you will always trump having to play squawking pre-pubescent strangers with lag issues."

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