Ubisoft has announced, via their Twitter Feed, that a PC demo for HAWX will be released tomorrow - one week before the retail release of the four player co-op title on PC. The console versions will be released this week.
Halo. Diablo. Gears of War. Each of these franchises feature co-op, and each of them are legendary. They are also violent, grim, and gritty, for the most part. For Co-Op Classics today, we will look at a co-op game at the opposite end of the spectrum. There are no bullets, demons, or chainsaws in the world of Bubble Bobble. But you won't care, because there is some top notch co-op here.
The stories for this week:
Patapon 2 was released in Japan last year, so American and European gamers have been waiting anxiously to find out when they can get their hands on the game. Sony has announced an official launch date of May 5th, 2009 for the game.
One of the best things about video game customization, is our ability to pay homage to our favorite things. Since the games release, Little Big Planet has been huge on player created content reminiscing the side-scrolling classics, including Mario, Mega Man, Sonic, and even (kind of) Tetris to name a few.
Nick "bapenguin" Puleo - "I hope to squeeze in some gaming tonight, perhaps some Halo Wars or Dawn of War 2. Killzone 2 comes in today, but for some reason I have very little interest in playing it. We shall see. Otherwise it's a busy weekend." Jim "txshurricane" McLaughlin - &quo...
Two player co-op brawler Watchmen: The End is Nigh hits PCs, Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network next week. The game is touted as an old school beat em up set in the Watchmen universe. Various previews and interviews for the titles have shown the game's length to be somewhere in the neighborhood of about 2 hours.
ArmA 2 screenshot - PC version “Since Codemasters has no right to use the Bohemia Interactive game engine or any other component of the Bohemia-developed game, how can it rightfully claim to produce a ‘sequel’?” This is what CEO Marek Spanel of Bohemia Interactive -- the original Operation...
50 Cent: Blood on the Sand hit retailers this week sporting a fancy 2 player co-op option. We sat down with Julian Widdows, Game Director from Swordfish Studios, to talk about the game and what it offers.
Unfortunately, the above pic isn't mine. It belongs to the photostream of Flickr user "mrandypuppy". And yes, that's the Limited Edition version of Halo Wars, in its opened, weeks before release glory...
Konami has announced a new game for the Nintendo DS called Magician's Quest Mysterious Times. The game is a hybrid RPG and adventure game that puts players in the role of a young student at a magic academy.
Halo Wars, Microsoft's 2 player co-op RTS, is set to launch next week on the Xbox 360 in North America while our friends in Japan and the EU should have it in hand already. To put you in the mood, they've released a brand new trailer for the game.