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by Christoph Licht 0
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We can't deal with so many games!

Co-Op Monthly Round-Up for September, 2021

It's a good time to be a co-op gamer, don't you think? What? You don't? Well our release calender showed 69 (nice!) releases for September across all platforms. Is that not enough to convice you? Yes, not all of them offer the classic couch gaming experience many so heartly desire. We know. But at the same time not everyone has the luxury of readily available friends in close proximity. As such having the option to go online is something we appreciate, too.

by Paul Acevedo 0
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  • pc
  • couch
Soon, we can make our own co-op Bubble Bobble levels!

Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron's Workshop Bursting onto Steam September 30

Billy Joe Armstrong of Green Day famously sang a plea to wake him when September ends. What's so good about the end of September, though? As it turns out, the last day of September will be very good for Bubble Bobble fans this year. That's when Bubble Bobble 4: The Baron's Workshop launches on Steam, complete with the first level editor in the series' history, 200 built-in levels, and 4-player local co-op.

by Paul Acevedo 0
Review
  • playstation 4
  • nintendo switch
  • couch
  • online
Explore killer caves and die a whole lot - alone or with friends!

Spelunker HD Co-op Review

Before there was Spelunky, there was a 1980s platformer called Spelunker. The ultra-challenging platformer saw players navigating deadly caves with little chance of survival. That game was remade and expanded as Spelunker HD on PlayStation 3, but it’s not exactly easy (or even possible) to play PS3 games on modern consoles. Hence, ININ and To...

by Paul Acevedo 0
Review
  • pc
  • playstation 4
  • xbox one
  • nintendo switch
  • playstation 5
  • xbox series
  • online
Fight online co-op boss battles in this huge falling block puzzle game.

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 Co-Op Review

The first Puyo Puyo Tetris cleverly combined two classic falling block puzzle franchises, but it almost stayed in Japan. I wrote an import guide for the Japanese Xbox version! The first game did eventually make it to English markets on some platforms, but not poor Xbox. Thankfully, Sega has seen fit to release Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 in English on ...

by Paul Acevedo 0
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  • pc
  • playstation 4
  • xbox one
  • nintendo switch
  • xbox series
  • couch
Enter Eggman's Sonic Sim with a co-op partner!

How to Play Co-op in Sonic Colors: Ultimate

Sonic Colors: Ultimate is a remake of a well-liked Sonic game that many gamers missed out on the first time around. Now that it's available on Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, and PC, Sonic fans will be speeding through 3D levels and collecting rings just like the good old days. Sonic Colors: Ultimate offers a 2-player local co-op mode...

by Paul Acevedo 0
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  • playstation 4
  • nintendo switch
  • couch
Team up with friends to fry fish in this stellar shmup.

Dariusburst: Another Chronicle EX+ Co-op Review

Taito’s Darius series has always stood out from other shoot ‘em ups thanks to its unique sea life-themed enemy ships and memorable Zuntata soundtracks. A few years back, Dariusburst: Chronicle Saviours arrived on PlayStation and Steam, impressing fans with its 4-player co-op and ample gameplay modes. Now, the arcade follow-up Dariusburs...

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