Tag: Single-Player

“Social” Single Player Games

While watching the Playstation 4 (hereafter PS4) event on February 20, I noticed that there was a heavy emphasis on the social capabilities of the PS4. The PS4 has the ability to share game-play footage and screenshots with very little difficulty, and can even allow the player to take control of another player’s game in order to aid that player. The PS4 even has a dedicated “share” button on the PS4 controller, implying the importance of social interaction in the PS4.

 

Now, all this talk of “sharing” in the PS4 seems to imply the overall importance that social interaction will have in the future of video games.… Read the rest