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Tabletop Co-Op: Star Realms

In 2008, a card game called Dominion was published, and an entire genre of card games was born. Known as deckbuilders, these games give players a small deck of cards to start with, and allow them to add to and customize their deck each turn. By fine tuning the contents of your deck, you can amass the most points, or defeat or your foes, or, most importantly for us here at Co-Optimus, work together to defeat a common foe. We’ve covered Pathfinder Adventure, Legendary (the original Marvel heroes and the Encounters set), and today we go into deep space with another deckbuilding game: Star Realms.

 
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Upcoming patch may fix this issue.

Co-op Glitch Discovered in Bloodborne Boss Battle [Updated]

Update: As members of our community were so kind to point out, and as we discovered after some testing of our own, the reported "co-op glitch" originally covered in this article isn't a glitch at all; it's an intended piece of the game. That being said, there is a known progression glitch out there that is tied to the co-op/PvP aspects of the game. Light spoilers ahead.

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Set it and forget it, right?

Just Got Borderlands: The Handsome Collection? Better Start Downloading the 16GB Patch.

Excited about your brand new box of Borderlands? The Handsome Collection sure is nice, what with its Borderlands 2, The Pre-Sequel, all the DLCs and local split screen for four players on your fancy next-gen console. There's just one thing you need to do before you get started: download a "strongly recommended" 16 or 8GB patch.

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Big Updates Coming To Warframe Throughout The Year

You know what's better than a group of four space ninjas stealth-parkouring their way through the galaxy with a "Shoot First, Don't Ever Ask Questions" attitude?  If you answered, "a mutual agreement throughout the world to disarm all nuclear warheads", you'd totally be right.  However!  You'd also be right if you said, "a group of eight space ninjas doing that exact same thing", which is exactly what Digital Extremes plans to add to Warframe in the coming months.

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Get Your Cute Patterns Fix with the Latest Minecraft for Xbox Reskin

Minecraft owners with an Xbox system sure do get some lovely prizes from time to time. Most of these arrive in the form of reskin packs that transform your worlds into wild new playgrounds. We've had a taste of The Simpsons, jumped into Star Wars a time or two, and even unwrapped a few holiday presents in the form of Santa and his elves. The latest pack ditches licensed works in favor of something much more simple: patterns. Pretty, pretty patterns.

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A last minute change, but all to make the game better!

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Tabletop Co-Op: Star Realms

In 2008, a card game called Dominion was published, and an entire genre of card games was born. Known as deckbuilders, these games give players a small deck of cards to start with, and allow them to add to and customize their deck each turn. By fine tuning the contents of your deck, you can amass the most points, or defeat or your foes, or, most im...

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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection explodes its way onto physical and virtual shelves today for $59.99, near to bursting with Borderlands content. In case Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel being available on both the PS4 or Xbox One for the first time wasn't enough, how about every scrap of DLC released for the both games, ever?