by Marc Allie 5
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Co-Op Classics: Happy Twentieth Birthday, Sega Genesis

Twenty years ago today, the Sega Genesis was released in North America.  Known as the Mega Drive in Japan, the Genesis was a big hit.  The NES was dominant at the time, but that fabled console was a bit long in the tooth.  With the help of truly superb marketing (Sega does what Nintendon't!), and a certain blue hedgehog, the Genesis became Sega's most successful console.  It was also a great way to play co-op with a friend, with many stellar co-op games in the Genesis library.

by Jim McLaughlin 5
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Had Enough Left 4 Dead Already? Too Bad! Here's More

Valve revealed in last night's GameTrailers TV preview that a new area we'll be visiting in Left 4 Dead 2 will be a carnival! Officially called "Whispering Oaks", the creepy amusement park is the centerpiece of the latest campaign to be revealed: The Fairgrounds. Along with the campaign news comes the world debut of the katana, yet another melee weapon (magical flashlight beam included). We've got the video embedded for you.

by Nick Puleo 3
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Doom 2 Coming to XBLA

Doom on the Xbox Live Arcade was a solid port of the game, and if my count is correct, it's the 37th system to get such a port.  Yes I'm counting graphing calculators.  But if you've had your fill of the first game, then it's time to upgrade to the double barreled shotty and play Doom 2 in glorious four player co-op.

by Marc Allie 1
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Guitar Hero 5 Wii Won't Need Game Specific Friend Codes

It would appear that Wii gamers, jealous of the easy online capabilities offered by the Xbox 360 and the PS3, will be pleased with this news.  Game specific friend codes might be on their way out!  Guitar Hero 5 will be among the first games to use the Wii console codes for online play.  No more entering long codes for each game you want to play online sounds pretty good to us.  Vicarious Visions CEO Karthik Bala gave more details to the folks over at IGN.

by Katrina Pawlowski 6
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  • xbox live

Co-Op Couples: Bridging the Gap

Sometimes a relationship keeps people apart. The long distance relationship was always considered difficult, but thanks to modern technology there's no reason to feel apart from your significant other. Our latest co-op couples looks at using co-op gaming, movies and chat to keep connected.

by Nick Puleo 7
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New Fairytale Fights Screens and Video Hide the Goods behind a Leaf

I'm going to go on record right now and say that the Naked Emperor from Fairytale Fights may be the most disturbing and the most awesome character I've seen in video games in quite some time.  There's something psychotic, and yet hilarious, about a naked guy running around with a sword lopping heads off colorful characters.  Perhaps it's the little green leaf hiding his man parts.

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