Our next Games for Windows Co-Op Night is here, and we'll be playing a Relic RTS. No, not Dawn of War 2 - Company of Heroes Tales of Valor! Read on to find out how to join up for Operation Stonewall against waves of the Nazi army!
I'm not quite sure how this one got past my radar. Halo Wars is the latest franchise getting its own construction toy treatment. Mega Bloks brings us the Halo Wars Authentic Collector's series. Right now, just a few sets are available, ranging from the Warthog, pictured above, to a sweet box including Hawk vs. Banshee, Aerial Assault.
Earlier this week we posted our review of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time Reshelled for the Xbox Live Arcade. Yes the game name is extremely long, but that doesn't make four player co-op turtle action any less fun!
After what seemed like months of rumors, Sony has finally officially confirmed a new PlayStation 3 console today dubbed the PS3 Slim. It's 32% smaller, 36% lighter and consumes 34% less power. It'll sport a 120GB hard drive, Wi-Fi and a matte black finish. The best part about the console is the price - $299. The console won't be backwards compatible with PS2 games though.
I've been hitting the gridiron, almost nightly, in Madden NFL 10's co-op mode. We'll be having a full review of that later this week, but until then you'll want to check out GameTrailer's coverage of the mode.
Microsoft has added the first batch of new titles to its Games on Demand service over Xbox Live. Among them is Saint's Row 2, a two player co-op title we rather enjoyed last year. The game costs a staggering 3000 , which translated into real world monies is $37.50. Considering you can get the full retail game for $28 (shipping included) I'm not quite sure you want to hop on the On-Demand bandwagon just yet.
In case you hadn't experienced the adorable cuteness that is Sackboy yet, next month might be a good time. One of the finest co-op titles available for the PS3 last year is getting a feature packed rerelease. LittleBigPlanet: Game of the Year Edition is coming on September 8.
The first Marvel Ultimate Alliance was a comic book lovers dream game. With dozens of characters, four player co-op play, and lots of replayability - it was a sure fire hit. Now with the sequel on the horizon hoping to up the odds, we sat down with Dan Tanguay, Game Director, at Vicarious Visions to get the details of Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2.
Even though we don't cover MMOs to any real depth on Co-Optimus.com, we know the experience is inherently cooperative. That being said, the latest announcement from CCP at the GamesCom conference in Germany has really piqued are interest. The game is called Dust 514, and it's a console MMO/FPS that interacts directly with the PC MMO Eve Online.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time Reshelled is one of the longest game titles in recent memory. What has changed in the remake, besides the graphics? What is missing? And oh yeah, how's the co-op? Find out in our review.