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With some of these voice lines, I keep expecting to hear Saltzpyre say, "I drink this from need"

[E3 2018] - Strange Brigade Gameplay With Developer Walkthrough

E3 2018 may be in the books, but there are still a few news stories floating around there. Rebellion posted a narrated walkthrough of some gameplay from their forthcoming co-op adventure, Strange Brigade, last week, and the more we see, the more we like. Traps, puzzles, and more await you and your buddies.

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I suddenly have very strong feelings about Vivendi.

Our Weekend In Gaming: Sponsored By Ubisoft

While the Co-Opticrew's weekend plans certainly aren't dominated by Ubisoft games, they're getting their fair share of representation.  Maybe that's a testament to the lengthy support they've been offering for their franchises of late, or maybe it's a simple consequence of being knee-deep in the Summer Doldrums.  Either way, we'll be spending more than a few hours working our way through the best games France has to offer.

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The only person I want dropping a nuke on me is my buddy because I owe him $5

[E3 2018] - Fallout 76 May Allow For a Purely Cooperative Experience With Friends

If you watched Bethesda's E3 press conference on Sunday and thought, "hey! A Fallout survival game! I can get behind that!" and then thought, "But I don't want 'SSGSSBoneLord420' to drop a nuke on me," then there's some (potentially) good news! In an interview with Geoff Keighley, Todd Howard discussed how they're looking at implementing private servers for Fallout 76 "some period later" after launch.

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You never really wanted friends that would hang out on your couch, right?

[E3 2018] - Trials Rising Tandem Bike Mode Will Test Friendships

The next entry in the Trials series, Trials Rising, was announced during Ubisoft's press conference this week, but what they didn't mention is that it would include a two player couch co-op mode called "Tandem Bike." As the name implies, you and your buddy will ride on the same bike and have to successfully navigate through the levels as a team. The catch is that all the functions (i.e., gas, brake, lean) are split between you...

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Some very interesting ideas and mechanics that hopefully will gel over time

Warhammer 40k Inquisitor Martyr Stream Recap and Impressions

After a brief delay, Neocore Games' Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr has finally arrived on the PC (next month for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One). We took the game for a spin last fall when it was still in Early Access, and it's definitely progressed quite a bit since then. If you missed our "Let's Play Co-Op" stream this week, enjoy the recap video below!

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Online co-op added so you can enjoy crazy cooking near and far

[E3 2018] - Overcooked 2 Heading To Multiple Platforms This August

Yesterday's Nintendo Direct had a lot to say about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (I mean, A LOT), but they also revealed a sequel that we're super excited about. Overcooked 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One this August, and will now include online co-op play. WOOOO!!!

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Hey, if you haven't seen this already and want to avoid any kind of spoilers, skip this news post

[E3 2018] - Latest Forsaken Trailer for Destiny 2 Reveals Big Story Moment

Bungie had a new trailer for the forthcoming Destiny 2 "Forsaken" expansion during last night's Sony press conference. Look, this thing and discussion of what's in it is everywhere, so I'm not even going to try and claim some kind of "spoiler warning" here, but if you really don't want to know about the story in the expansion until you're playing it, then just don't read any further.

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Time to get your panda costume out of storage

[E3 2018] - Just Dance 2019 Drops In 2018

I truly admire Ubisoft for sticking with Just Dance being part of their E3 lineup. Every year they bringing out a dance crew, and they just commit. You may find it cringeworthy or awkward, but it is absolutely joyous and a refreshing break from how many of these presentations go. Just Dance 2019 will be marching its way onto just about every console produced in the past 13 years on October 23, 2018.

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The secret Star Fox game fans have been waiting for?

[E3 2018] - Pilot An Arwing and Play As Fox McCloud In Starlink

Last year, Ubisoft revealed a surprising partnership with Nintendo that lead to Mario and Rabbids Kingdom Battle. Yesterday, they announced they're teaming up again for their forthcoming action toys-to-life title, Starlink: Battle for Atlas. The core conceit here is you pick a pilot, a frame, wings, and guns, and assemble your own ship to play in the game. If you pick it up on the Switch, you can do all that with Fox McCloud and his Arwing.

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PayDay developer Overkill show us when money doesn't matter...

[E3 2018] - Four Player Co-Op Walking Dead Game Set for November

Overkill’s The Walking Dead, a four-player online co-op zombie shooter from built in part by Starbreeze, will be released on November 6 on PlayStation 4, PC and Xbox One. We got our first look at the game in action from publisher 505 Games with a trailer that debuted during the PC Gaming Show at E3 2018.

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Thinking about the endgame at the start of development is definitely good

[E3 2018] - The Division 2 Will Include Eight Person Raid At Launch

At today's Ubisoft Press Conference, Massive Entertainment revealed more details about Tom Clancy's The Division 2. Particularly, the development team discussed how they focused on the way players progress as they play and the activities that await them when they get to the coveted "endgame." At launch, The Division 2 will include an eight-man raid.

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Fight Nazis in 1980s Paris

[E3 2018] - Wolfenstein: Youngblood Is A Co-Op Shooter

Bethesda had a lot to talk about during their press conference last night. From Rage 2, to a tease of a new DOOM game (DOOM Eternal), to their new IP (Starfield), the Maryland-based company has a lot going on. There wasn't much, unfortunately, in the way of co-op (Fallout: 76 appears to be a PvPvE survival with an emphasis on the PvP part thanks to in-game nukes), but MachineGames did have a pleasant surprise. Wolfenstein: Youngblood will be a two player co-op adventure!

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Some cool games are on the way, and hopefully we'll learn more this week

[E3 2018] - Microsoft Press Conference Recap

Microsoft's E3 2018 press conference wrapped up just a few hours ago, and there were some exciting things announced, like a new Halo title, Dying Light 2, and Gears 5. While Microsoft Studios is making the right moves towards "hey, come check out our excellent console," it was a bit disappointing that they didn't have more to say about what they were showing.

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Agent, these orbs aren't going to collect themselves

[E3 2018] - Crackdown 3 Screens and Video, Delay till 2019

It's unfortunate, but Crackdown 3 has been delayed until 2019 - moving it out of this fall as originally planned. The game was originally slated to launch alongside the Xbox One X last year, but has seen troubled development. If the latest screens and videos are any indication though - the third game in this cult classic franchise might be worth the wait.