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In the early 2000s, four-player, split-screen Halo was a revelation for my then-girlfriend Jenn (who would later become my wife), her two sisters and me. It was amazing, frantic, swear-filled fun. Controllers were thrown; tempers flared. But that's all sadly in the past. Last week, Halo's current...

July 7th 2015 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Split-screen multiplayer in the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft requires an HDTV connection, but the game's description on the Xbox Live Marketplace website fails to note this necessity. Minecraft's description on XBLA does list "HDTV 720p" under the "Local Capabilities" details, but that generally i...

May 10th 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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More and more games these days opt for online multiplayer rather than the more personal and intimate "couch" variety. Ronimo Games, however, knows that people have roommates and siblings, and as such has built split-screen multi into Awesomenauts for up to three people/talented pets.

March 3rd 2012 at 2:01am 0 Comments
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Croteam, the folks behind the upcoming Serious Sam 3: BFE, must be seriously crazy about nostalgia, because they've decided to include a feature PC gaming hasn't seen in quite a while: Split-screen multiplayer. The developer has announced that the game will indeed allow for up to four players to...

August 9th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Hunted: The Demon's Forge was plagued by a number of issues, both technical and fundamental, when Joystiq last saw it two months ago. At Bethesda's recent "BFG 2011" media event, developer inXile Entertainment brought a markedly improved build, if not a less generic game title. "Feedback has bee...

April 18th 2011 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Of all the projects teased by Microsoft Research's Applied Sciences branch, we certainly hope that this is the one that makes it to market. In the video demonstration posted after the jump, Steven Bathiche shows off a few of the interfaces and displays the company's currently researching -- the c...

February 27th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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According to an image from NicaGamerz of an alleged Killzone 3 preview build, the third Helghast murder simulator will allow for split-screen co-op -- a function that previous entries lacked. Sony of Europe gave VG247 an official "no comment" on the possibility, but also didn't deny the rumor. Howe...

December 6th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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While we were flipping through the Facebook this morning, looking for pictures of Bobby Jones with that tramp Kelly Sue Eakins, we couldn't help but notice that our best buds on Ubisoft's Splinter Cell account had put up a sweet new pic. The snap captures our pals helping out some Russian friends w...

January 11th 2010 at 11:45am 0 Comments

We're only a few scant weeks away from the release of Gearbox Software's Mad Max–inspired FPS Borderlands, but that doesn't mean we're fully sated in the way of gameplay trailers. No sir, we were more than happy to watch the split-screen co-op above, all the while envisioning a future couch b...

October 2nd 2009 at 1:59pm 0 Comments