Last of Us has Multiplayer

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#2 Posted by dbz1995 (4962 posts) -

Thanks for the upload. I haven't been this excited for a game in a while, and I'm not even a big fan of the Uncharted series.

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#3 Posted by Nilazz (827 posts) -

If I don't remember completely wrong, they already said there won't be any coop.

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#4 Posted by BlackLagoon (1925 posts) -

Capture the bullet?

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#5 Posted by N7 (4159 posts) -

Dude mutliplayer is going to be nuts. The sheer potential alone is insane.

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#6 Edited by Yummylee (24646 posts) -

Hmm...err, OK. I've made it a habit to not completely jump to conclusions should multiplayer be announced for what is otherwise largely promoted as a single-player experience, so I'm going to hold my tongue and wait to see what they have in store. Maybe it could be something super original? If it'll just be some ''MUTANTS VS HUMANS - FIGHT!'', then fuck that. I don't think it's coop, or at the very least won't be in the main game, since they've been adamant in saying that the campaign won't feature coop - or at least that Ellie won't be playable.

It'll surely be separate whatever it is, but it better be something that's completely out of left field since Last of Us is one such game that really doesn't come across as something that needed some sort of added multiplayer fluff.

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#7 Posted by Yummylee (24646 posts) -

@Anwar: Yeah, I feel like the AC series, and Mass Effect 3, are the perfect examples to showcase how adding in MP for the more unorthodox games--aka something that isn't a shooter--isn't always just a waste of time. Best case scenario, if it does turn out to be bleh, could be that it's like Dead Space 2 where the multiplayer's there, and it's not particularly great, but it doesn't detract from the single player in any way.

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#8 Posted by AngelN7 (3001 posts) -

I'm sure it won't be a horde mode that wouldn't make sense in a world with few resources , but I can see them going into some scavenge hunt some sort of co-op in wich you and other players team up to gather resources for the surviving camp by avoiding or dealing in some way with the infected and other humans since bullets, guns and med kits are scarce so it should be interesting.

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#9 Posted by Mushir (2631 posts) -

Let's not jump to conclusions. We're talking about Naughty Dog here. They're some of the best in the business. And I really love multiplayer in the Uncharted games, so I'm looking forward to hearing more about this. But still, I'll buy the game for the story, as will most others I assume.

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#10 Posted by Yummylee (24646 posts) -

I have to admit, there are an astonishingly small amount of replies to this thread given the title O_o

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#11 Posted by Kierkegaard (708 posts) -

Color me intrigued. I'm more interested in the story beats revealed there than the multiplayer since they had some substance. Some altruistic factions and more survivors makes this sound less like the road and more like a real community coming out of hardship. I like the sound of that.

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#12 Edited by Justin258 (14374 posts) -

I came in here expecting the beginnings of a shitstorm.

Instead, as of this writing there are a lot of ...reasonable answers? On the internet!? Damn. Maybe we are making some sort of progress.

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#13 Posted by AngelN7 (3001 posts) -

@Yummylee said:

I have to admit, there are an astonishingly small amount of replies to this thread given the title O_o

Wait you actually want people going " OMG! this game is ruined! multiplayer is gonna suck! Naughty Dog is the new EA Rawwwr!" ?.

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#14 Edited by Yummylee (24646 posts) -

@AngelN7 said:

@Yummylee said:

I have to admit, there are an astonishingly small amount of replies to this thread given the title O_o

Wait you actually want people going " OMG! this game is ruined! multiplayer is gonna suck! Naughty Dog is the new EA Rawwwr!" ?.

...I never said I wanted it, I'm just surprised - astonished even that they're not... yet.

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#15 Posted by Phatmac (5930 posts) -

This was already confirmed in the GI cover. Interested to see what the multiplayer is all about.

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#16 Posted by Cloudenvy (5893 posts) -

@believer258 said:

I came in here expecting the beginnings of a shitstorm.

Instead, as of this writing there are a lot of ...reasonable answers? On the internet!? Damn. Maybe we are making some sort of progress.

To be fair, we already went through this whole shitstorm when it got announced that Uncharted 2 had multiplayer.

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#17 Posted by Mutley (351 posts) -

That could be really cool.

Like all players have a very limited number of bullets and you have to deal opponents through other means than shooting in a kind of free-for-all match.

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#18 Posted by eroticfishcake (7857 posts) -

@Yummylee said:

I have to admit, there are an astonishingly small amount of replies to this thread given the title O_o

Considering how my response was "Huh...co-op?..." I didn't think it was worth a comment. But now that I'm here I guess that's kind of interesting? Considering the nature of the game I would've thought it was some along the lines of co-op at the very least but I don't know. I'm not sure what to expect from the multiplayer. Either way so long as it doesn't take anything away from the singleplayer I'm fine with that.

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#19 Posted by Yummylee (24646 posts) -

@Cloudenvy said:

@believer258 said:

I came in here expecting the beginnings of a shitstorm.

Instead, as of this writing there are a lot of ...reasonable answers? On the internet!? Damn. Maybe we are making some sort of progress.

To be fair, we already went through this whole shitstorm when it got announced that Uncharted 2 had multiplayer.

People got pissy even when Uncharted 2 was announced to have multiplayer? That was one game I remember specifically thinking that it would do well with multiplayer as well. I thought the same about BioShock too, though while it did work, I got in too late when it mostly impenetrable with a community filled with high level players and such.

Uncharted 2 proved me right at least, and it along with Uncharted 3 are some of the most fun I've had playing online. Though to be fair, I don't play a lot of online..

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#20 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6805 posts) -

It could be awesome if it was similar to Day Z in structure.

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#21 Posted by Cloudenvy (5893 posts) -

@Yummylee said:

@Cloudenvy said:

@believer258 said:

I came in here expecting the beginnings of a shitstorm.

Instead, as of this writing there are a lot of ...reasonable answers? On the internet!? Damn. Maybe we are making some sort of progress.

To be fair, we already went through this whole shitstorm when it got announced that Uncharted 2 had multiplayer.

People got pissy even when Uncharted 2 was announced to have multiplayer? That was one game I remember specifically thinking that it would do well with multiplayer as well. I thought the same about BioShock too, though while it did work, I got in too late when it mostly impenetrable with a community filled with high level players and such.

Uncharted 2 proved me right at least, and it along with Uncharted 3 are some of the most fun I've had playing online. Though to be fair, I don't play a lot of online..

It was the very generic response to any singleplayer only game getting multiplayer! "OH GOD why are you taking people off of the singleplayer to make multiplayer. Now the singleplayer is going to be worse oh god I hate videogames!!" You know, that kind of thing.

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#22 Posted by Zereta (1521 posts) -

@N7 said:

Dude mutliplayer is going to be nuts. The sheer potential alone is insane.

Which is what scares me. They could do something completely unique. Or they could do the same old shit everyone does.

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#23 Posted by Jeric (150 posts) -

This actually makes me more excited. Pretty sure ND could pull this off without ruining the tone of the game's universe.

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#24 Posted by Deusx (1943 posts) -

I'm ok with Co-op but competitive multiplayer... no. Please no.

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#25 Posted by SomeDeliCook (2353 posts) -

I can see the generic regular deathmatch and CTF modes in there but the infected/mutant/monster/whatever creatures are roaming the map. Also not the most original idea.

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#26 Posted by DarthOrange (4178 posts) -
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#27 Posted by Brodehouse (10827 posts) -

Goddamn you EA, you ruined Naughty Dog toooooo!

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#28 Posted by BBQBram (2478 posts) -

Well it's easy to be skeptical, but we simply don't know. The devs are probably way too proud of their game to tack on some lackluster mode at the publisher's command. Even if they didn't envision originally I'm sure they'd want it to be as ambitious as the single player. High hopes.

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#29 Posted by MarkWahlberg (4714 posts) -

Wait, this was announced months ago? Huh.

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