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"Aliens: Colonial Marines" Gameplay Details Burst Forth

From the NES to the PC to the arcades, many games have been based on the storied Aliens franchise.  Desperate marines gunning down hordes of slimy xenomorphs in confined spaces make for compelling gameplay.  The graphical firepower and online capabilities of next-gen systems look to continue this trend in "Aliens: Colonial Marines&qu...

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What do YOU want in a Co-Op Game?

We've only begun to build a strong community of gamers, co-op fans, and readers who want to know the latest news about their favorite form of gaming.  But now the question is...what makes co-op gaming so much fun?  Is it the teamwork?  Perhaps those "had to be there" moments? 

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Army of Two Co-Op Loses Its Passport

According to Destructoid, Army of Two's online co-op mode is limited by disc region.  What exactly does that mean?  That means if you've got a buddy with the game in England, and you are located in the US of A...well you are SO of L.  The lone clue to this fubar situation came from the PAL version game's manual. "NOTE: The ...

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Rainbow Six Vegas 2: Co-Op Video

The folks over at GameVideos.com have a brand spankin' new video of Rainbow Six Vegas 2's Co-Op mode.  The game is set to come out in a few weeks for the Xbox 360 and the Playstation 3. While the previous game had a cooperative mode, the new RB6 title will allow you to play through the entire campaign together in one seamless experience. ...

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Rocketmen: Axis of Evil Review

We've just posted our review of the latest Playstation Network and Xbox Live Arcade from Capcom called Rocketmen: Axis of Evil. The game is based on a popular WizKids card game of the same name and features 4 player co-op in a cell-shaded Smash TV style game. Do the RPG elements add enough depth to make this a must have title? Read our review ...

by Nick Puleo 2
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Co-Op Release Alert

Another week and another double pack of co-op games.  Both games are available exclusively for the Wii.  First up is the highly, neigh, the insanely anticipated Super Smash Bros. Brawl.  While the game traditionally has just been a beat-em-up, the new game adds an additional story mode which can be played through with a buddy.  ...

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Army of Two Video Review

The review highlights just how good the co-op is.  That is, playing with a friend yields rewarding gameplay and re-playability.  Playing with the AI is just downright frustrating at times.   One thing many people might not realize is the level of customization available in the game, whether it's customizing your characters appearance, or customizing a weapon to use. 

by Nick Puleo 8
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Resistance 2 Co-Op Roots

Multiplayer: So, people read the Game Informer story [about “Resistance 2″]. People don’t believe the Game Informer story. Because that’s insane amount of content to put into one game. We’re talking about a full-fledged campaign, eight player –

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Undertow Expansion Now Live with New Co-Op Campaign

Can't get enough of the game that "redefined underwater action games"?  Well you are in luck!  The folks from Chair Entertainment have announced a brand new expansion pack for their game Undertow on the Xbox Live Arcade.  It features a brand new 5 mission campaign that is playable via co-op.  It also adds a new race, a...

by Nick Puleo 6
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Co-Op Gaming Trend Continues to Grow in Popularity

"Competition is fun, but it's just as fun to do teamwork," said Nick Puleo, founder of Co-Optimus, a Web site devoted to cooperative gaming. "Co-op is more of a positive thing than going around and killing the other team. It's built around a story or an objective that you can accomplish together."

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Rocketmen: Axis of Evil Now Live - Gameplay Video

Capcom's newest addition to their arcade lineup is called Rocketmen: Axis of Evil.  The game is based on a popular WizKids product line.  The game is a dual analog shooter with RPG elements.  Think of an RPG version of Smash TV.  You can create and customize a male or female character based on one of three classes (Fighter, Engi...

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