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If you think that is bad wait until they have Mann Co (item mall) in all future multiplayer games. I have a feeling the next Counter-Strike will have the same item mall just like TF2 and Portal 2 does.
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If you think that is bad wait until they have Mann Co (item mall) in all future multiplayer games. I have a feeling the next Counter-Strike will have the same item mall just like TF2 and Portal 2 does.
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If you think that is bad wait until they have Mann Co (item mall) in all future multiplayer games. I have a feeling the next Counter-Strike will have the same item mall just like TF2 and Portal 2 does.
That would be horrible. Valve needs to realize that they're not making Korean F2P MMOs.
    
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are you kidding? i loved the co-op! do you have no friends or something?
Plenty of friends, I just prefer my SP games to be complete. IMO, co-op is a waste of time and resources which could have been put into lengthening the SP. I enjoy the game I just wish they had not wasted the resources on co-op.

I felt the same about BioShock 2's MP. Was a waste of effort and the SP, IMO suffered for it. Some games should be SP only, Portal 2 is one of them.

Forgot to add: And I damn well don't want my EP3 to have some sorry co-op tacked on. :shudders:
    
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Seems to me Valve is just in it for the money, I bet its far easier producing multiplayer driven games where they don't have to devote the time and resources to getting perfectly scripted cut-scenes and elaborate plot lines, instead they can keep churning out games like Left 4 Dead and Team Fortress and rake in the cash.


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I will rage so hard if they try and make Half Life 3\\Episode 3 "multiplayer".

Please dont follow all the other Devs and start making crap games.
honestly, a Half-Life 3 where you're one of the resistance fighters fighting against the Combine in an MMO setting would be pretty f***ing epic

but for the most part I agree

there's a time and place for both single and multiplayer, I was majorly let down by the news of KOTOR3 being an MMO. To go from one of the most badass and powerful Jedi ever to one of millions is not quite the same thing
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Seems to me Valve is just in it for the money, I bet its far easier producing multiplayer driven games where they don't have to devote the time and resources to getting perfectly scripted cut-scenes and elaborate plot lines, instead they can keep churning out games like Left 4 Dead and Team Fortress and rake in the cash.
Again, Valve never said anything about making all future games multiplayer only. They said no more isolated solo-campaigns. No more single-player ONLY campaigns.

More than likely that means they will be taking an approach where campaigns are designed for multiple players, but can still be played solo.
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Plenty of friends, I just prefer my SP games to be complete. IMO, co-op is a waste of time and resources which could have been put into lengthening the SP. I enjoy the game I just wish they had not wasted the resources on co-op.

I felt the same about BioShock 2's MP. Was a waste of effort and the SP, IMO suffered for it. Some games should be SP only, Portal 2 is one of them.

Forgot to add: And I damn well don't want my EP3 to have some sorry co-op tacked on. :shudders:
IMO portal 2 coop was more entertaining than the single-player. Awesome experience.
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Throw another one on the "I hope this is not true" fire.

I rarely play games online. I much prefer the single-player experience. I like the story and to see how the game unfolds, plus you can take it at your own pace and not have to rely on anyone else... Multi-player never has that connection with me. If I want to play a multi-player game, I play something like Fortress Forever or some other HL2 mod. Plus, in games where it's meant to be scary/suspenseful/etc having someone there to hold your hand just kills it for me...

Why can't the gaming industry let me be the introverted geek I want to be at 4 o'clock in the morning?! Always gotta try to force the co-op/multi-player on everyone. haha
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You people honestly amaze me. Do you guys even read the article? Or even the quoted portion in the OP?

Keywords that they use in the article are "Isolated Solo-Campaign", meaning separated from multiplayer. The campaigns will be able to be played through by yourself, or with a friend. Think Halo: Reach.

Also, the thread title is very deceiving. It's not at all what they're saying.
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You people honestly amaze me. Do you guys even read the article? Or even the quoted portion in the OP?

Keywords that they use in the article are "Isolated Solo-Campaign", meaning separated from multiplayer. The campaigns will be able to be played through by yourself, or with a friend. Think Halo: Reach.

Also, the thread title is very deceiving. It's not at all what they're saying.
You've been around here since 2007 and you don't know that the vast majority of the people who respond don't do more than read the title?
    
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