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Diablo 3 Hands on Preview

Game Name: Diablo 3 Co-Op: Yes Co-Op Type: currently 4 Player story/quest based Publisher/Developer: Activision (Publisher) / Blizzard (Developer) Release Date: Not Soon Enough (2010/2011)

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Dolby Axon takes PC Voicechat to the Next Level

One of the biggest problems with PC gaming for cooperative games is communication.  Traditionally PC games use text based communication as a standard, with voice chat as an afterthought or missing altogether.  While there's software available ilke Ventrillo and Teamspeak to assist in this, a dedicated server is still required.   

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Dawn of War 2: The Last Stand Preview and Gameplay Footage

We broke the news last month that Relic would be unveiling their new co-op mode called The Last Stand at PAX 2009 this year.  Co-Optimus was there as Relic opened the curtains to the three player add-on for their game.  The mode can best be described as a survival mode with persistent progression and a focus on scoring for three players in co-op.

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League of Legends: Clash of Fates Preview

Game Name: League of Legends: Clash of Fates Co-Op: Yes Co-Op Type/Multiplayer Type: Competitive co-op in the vein of DotA Publisher/Developer: Riot Games Release Date: Oct. 6, 2009 We sat down yesterday with Steven Snow, Vice President of Productions for Riot Games, to talk about their free upcoming release, League of Legends: Clash of Fates.  Gamers who are familiar with the Warcraft 3 mod Defense of the Ancients: Allstars (or DotA: Allstars as it’s also known) are likely to feel right at home with Legends as it uses the same style of play.  What’s more, the designer for DotA: Allstars, Steve “Guinsoo” Feak, and the creator of the fansite that was the official support base for it, Steve “Pendragon” Mescon, are both involved with the making of this game and it definitely shows.

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