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Originally Posted by _02 View Post
This does seem ridiculous, so I'm going with it just being flat out wrong.

Single player games are like books. Multiplayer games are like sitcoms.

A coop single player style game would be instabad considering that so few people that play cooperative games care about the experience, or cooperate. You'd just have people glitching their characters to look like they were humping Alyx while the squad gets annihilated by zombies and teenage cackles echo "umad" throughout the half life universe.
This made me shudder hard. I had enough problems with kids that sounded like star wars ewoks, in L4D.
post #52 of 218
Not a fan of the news/rumor.
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Reading is fundamental. READ!
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From what I understand from it, games will not have a single player only mode, they'll have a single player with the option of co-op within the same experience (sort of how LFD has it.)

It won't be a single player campaign then separate co-op campaign.
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This sucks..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by juhansoo12;13266880 
Worst news I've heard in a while. Singleplayer is usually the only mode I play. Hope others won't be following suite.

They seem to be indicating that they will have multiplayer in all future games, and not that they won't have single player.
post #57 of 218
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i don't blame them. who wants to make single player-based games that will just be pirated? why do you think so much work is being put into bf3? because they know most people will play online and will need legit copies. why do think rockstar ditched the PC? their games are single player which can easily be pirated.

common sense to me.
When did Rockstar ditch the PS3? I play GTA IV all the time on my PC.
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I'm seeing a lot of posts taking it as potentially no more single player. If you read, what they mean or so it sounds like is that their future games from now on will have capabilities to have Co-op for the campaign experiences. I'm sure it'll still be there for loner single player style, but it'll also be optional to play a co-op experience for them. Just an added option if you will

Or maybe im over-reading it
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This can't be true.. Valve have made their money making awesome, enjoyable SP games. I really hope it isn't true..
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Originally Posted by _02 View Post
Booooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

Single player experience > Multiplayer experience.

Edit - added more oooooooooo
totally agreed! I'm so tired of multiplayer craze. Not that MP is bad, but SP is where it's at. Video games have more entertainment value, and even quality, in SP experiences than that of any book, TV, or movie can put out now-a-days. Games like Uncharted for example have WAY better stories, characters, visuals, even acting as well than most movies to this day.
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