What happened to local multiplayer? Seriously? I want to know. I realize that we are living in an internet-enabled, always-on culture – but this is ridiculous. Up until this generation of consoles, virtually every multiplayer game out there offered split-screen play, sometimes for four players! Multiplayer gaming circa 2001 didn’t mean booting up your console, charging your headset and seeing which of your friends is online. It meant buying some beer, inviting some friends over and and playing games in the same room! Sadly, this style of multiplayer gaming seems to be getting forced right out of the market by game developers in 2012. This article is going to have a look at why local multiplayer is worth saving.
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