The Xbox Live Arcade is the king of co-op SHMUP titles with games like Aegis Wing, Ikaruga, and R-Type. So what's another one added to the mix? This game looks pretty interesting as it's sort of a hybrid game from SNK mixing their popular King of Fighters characters with traditional SHMUP gameplay - crazy bullet fields and all.
Upcoming movie tie-in third-person shooter and action game Terminator: Salvation has been under wraps for a while. Finally, we get to glimpse some more gameplay footage, and near the halfway mark, we are treated to a quick moment of splitscreen co-op.
EA Montreal invited Co-Optimus along for an early look at Army Of Two: The 40th Day. We were treated to seeing the new game in action, Q&A with the producers and an exclusive look at the new trailer for the title.
As a huge Transformers fan, I had mixed feelings about the game for the first Transformers movie. Graphically, it was amazing. The destructible environments, the transformations, the open world aspects, these were all quite enjoyable. Unfortunately, the gameplay was horrid, extremely repetitive, and a total mess. I ask you, how can a game about giant robots that transform into cars and tanks turn out so boring?
Microsoft is continuing its trend of co-op friendly hardware bundles today with a brand new Xbox 360 Elite bundle called the Game of the Year Bundle.
The onlsaught of Ghostbusters media continues, with a brand new trailer hitting the interwebs today for the two player split screen co-op Wii version. The trailer emphasizes the style and light hearted nature of the Wii version of the game which hits stores shelves on June 19th.
A few months ago, we previewed Damnation at New York Comic Con, with less than impressive results. Fortunately, the new behind the scenes trailer shows us part of Codemasters and Blue Omegas creation process, seems as though they're still working out the kinks. It also appears the date has been pushed back from late April, to late May, hopefully crisping the glaze on the top for this co-op shooter.
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