Definitions

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  • adj. Requiring or allowing multiple human players to play simultaneously.

Etymologies

multi- +‎ player (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Homophobic slurs and other hate speech are often broadcast by players on Micosoft's Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStation Network online services, as well as within multiplayer online games, such as "World of Warcraft" and "Lord of the Rings Online."

    'Fable III' Game Offers Players Gay Marriage, Adoption

  • If you decide to play the game in multiplayer mode you can face off against your opponent, whether in your house or on the internet.

    Metal Series | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • Red Faction: Guerrilla, was the last game to have jetpacks in multiplayer, so far as I know. blog comments powered by Disqus publicola nerds

    We Were Promised Jetpacks « PubliCola

  • They can create unique characters, build original worlds and tell their own stories in multiplayer online universes with a few or a few thousand of their friends.

    Virtual violence is free speech

  • On the other hand, maybe I will buy it, because I have no interest in multiplayer and always hate feeling like I'm paying for content I don't want.

    How To Address The $5 RE5 Vs. Mode Issue

  • And if so, why not jack the original price of RE5 in the first place and include multiplayer from the get-go?

    How To Address The $5 RE5 Vs. Mode Issue

  • If the multiplayer is "downloadable content", then its tied to your account instead of to the game disc.

    How To Address The $5 RE5 Vs. Mode Issue

  • It seems to me that anybody trying to pitch multiplayer is entirely dependent on creating a critical mass of online players - which this decision works directly against.

    How To Address The $5 RE5 Vs. Mode Issue

  • This has been my issue with Half Life for a long time (why doesn't anyone notice me jumping on the table and flinging cups at their head like a hyperactive child?) and its very noticeable in multiplayer gaming.

    The Authorship Conflict

  • Members of the site can participate in multiplayer games, write their own articles and read news stories relevant to them, according to CEO Shay Bloch.

    Tweens unite, online!

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