There's a glaring flaw with modern video games that's staring us all in the face — something that we accept as normal only because it's always been that way: not being unable to play online games with friends across platforms.
For example: Every year, a new "Call of Duty" game comes out, and every year, millions of people buy that game.
Many of those customers buy the game solely to play it online, but those people are siloed off in their own consoles for online multiplayer. impossible, of course, though there are some logistical issues getting in the way. If you're playing a game on Xbox One, you can't chat with players on Play Station 4, nor can you team up with players on Play Station 4.
Your Aunt bought "Call of Duty" on Xbox, but you got it on Play Station? So, even if you got both Sony and Microsoft to sign off on the idea, implementing it would mean an imperfect compromise that game developers don't want to allow.
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Just a dude in his 20's trying to accomplish his dreams: -Move in Japan: Check -Attain fluency in Japanese: Preparing to smash the N2 -Trav...
So how do you balance your relationship with his games?
Gamer guys tend to get a bad rap–they can be seen as competitive, geeky, anti-social, even a little out of touch with the real world.
But don’t let that scare you off–gamers can make the best boyfriends, as I came to realize.
You just have to know how to push their right buttons.
But while she accepted the gift, Kelly couldn't trust him again and found solace in playing Call of Duty as she adjusted to single life.
As her expertise on the game grew, she found herself chatting with other players online including mechanic Paul Abbey, 24, who called her a 'show off' after she thrashed him in one online head-to-head cyber battle.
I have been putting off this series for far too long, and I feel ashamed for learning so much without playing them.