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Indie-Ana Co-Op and the Ruin of the Reckless Interview

Exploring a new kind of cooperative rogue-lite

Many of the rogue-lite games we see these days all fall within the boundaries of the "twin-stick shooter" genre. While both Charles Webb and Daniel Crockenberg of Faux-Operative Games are fans of these titles, they wanted to do something a little different with Ruin of the Reckless; they wanted to make a "twin-stick fighter." We spoke with Charles about what that descriptor entails and their vision for Ruin of the Reckless.

 
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No time for eggs.

Our Breakfast Buffet includes Blood and Bacon

Sometimes you have to dig deep...very deep into the Steam sales to find a gem. Sure it's easy to recognize the AAA titles and their 30% off values, but finding something that provides a real bang for your buck type scenario can be challenging amongst the thousands of titles. We did the work for you and found your next co-op game.

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Let them live!

What Happens to Abandoned Multiplayer Games?

Have you ever really enjoyed playing an online multiplayer game, only to have the server abandoned? This is one of the most frustrating aspects of online multiplayer games, but it does happen to all games eventually. Sometimes companies feel the need to officially move on from a video game and shut it down. Whether this is due to poor sales, a new ...

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This should just be 30 seconds of him hacking up a console

One Last Character Vignette for LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

If you didn't know, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens makes its debut on every gaming platform ever next week. To ensure it stays in the forefront of your mind, here's one last character vignette featuring everyone's favorite Vader fan boy: Kylo Ren. I'm glad for the bit of fun poking they have with Kylo in this. To...

Latest Reviews

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan
Co-Op Score:
2.5
Overall Score:
2
Homefront: The Revolution
Co-Op Score:
2.5
Overall Score:
2
Salt and Sanctuary
Co-Op Score:
4
Overall Score:
4
Neon Chrome
Co-Op Score:
4
Overall Score:
3
Shadowrun Chronicles - Boston Lockdown
Co-Op Score:
4
Overall Score:
3
Battleborn
Co-Op Score:
4
Overall Score:
4
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Many hands make light space work

Four Player Update Now Live on Consoles for Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime

The four player update to Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime is now live for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions. So if you haven't played the game yet, what are you waiting for? Grab a couch, four friends, and bring love to the galaxy! If you're still not sure, check out our co-op review of the game. And that was when the...

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Also Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

Both Marvel Ultimate Alliance Titles May Be Coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Apparently, if you want to find out about whether or not a game is coming to the consoles, you should hit up the Taiwan Game Software Rating Information board. Similar to how HAWKEN got listed on a Taiwan Microsoft store page early, three older Activision games (Marvel: Ultimate AllianceMarvel: Ultimate Alliance 2, and Transformers: Fall of Cybertron) all got ratings for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Players can affect outcome of sector events

Warhammer 40k: Inquisitor - Martyr Will Feature Co-Op Missions

Developer Neocore Games - best known for the Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing series of games - has shown off a little more of their next title, Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - MartyrThe game is set within the Caligari Sector of the Warhammer 40k universe and it will feature specific co-op missions that will have an affect on the rest of the sector.

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We don't need new teaser trailers. Who said that? Are you a cop?

Our Weekend In Gaming: Post E3 Withdrawals

This weekend, the Co-opticrew are coping with our E3 withdrawals the only way we know how:  extricating ourselves from "the grid".  Many of us will be living in the wilderness as our ancestors did, with their nylon tents and their branded water bottles.  Others will be adopting an ascetic lifestyle and simply abstaining from video games altogether.  A select few are apparently hoping that if they play enough video games in a short span of time, they'll somehow loop back around to normalcy.