There's a new vidoc out for Halo Wars, the two player co-op RTS from the now defunct Ensemble Studios. The demo for the game hits Xbox Live tomorrow, but you can wet your appetite today for some of the special units at your disposal.
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So lets recap the Crackdown 2 rumors first, then we'll get to the Crackdown 1.5 ones - ok?
It's really no secret, we know you've been logging away hours on Gears of War 2, and want something fresh but similar to feast on. So - what if I told you that Codemasters, the creators of some interesting sleeper hits, such as Overlord, and Rise of the Argonauts, has announced a game that boasts to be similar to Gears of War 2, but let you wear more cowboy hats and draw pistols Wild West style? You know you're at least a bit curious.
If you recall, our review of Guitar Hero World Tour was somewhat mixed. The game itself was slightly disappointing when compared to Rock Band 2, but the hardware, particularly the drum set, was quite a bit nicer than the Harmonix offering. Perhaps you've been wanting to try the GH drums out, but couldn't justify buying the bundled microphone and guitar controller too. Your lucky day is coming, on February 15th to be exact.
See that big Demigod with the giant hammer? He's the Rook, and he's going to lay the smack down on those little dudes. If his hammer doesn't smash them, the hundreds of arrows coming out of his face surely will finish the job.
Propaganda Games, the Disney Interactive-owned developer of two-player co-op shooter Turok, has confirmed the layoff of 70 employees, which it cites is directly related to the recent cancellation of a Turok sequel.
You know what's better than booty? More booty. Bountiful amounts of booty. And in the Age of Booty, booty was plenty. But now we have more booty than the Age of Booty can handle.
PlayStation 3 owners have a lot of downloading to do if they want to catch up to the Xbox 360's Resident Evil 5 demo count. Microsoft has released a short press releasing stating that Capcom's controversially controlling co-op game demo has been download 1.8 million times since its release a little less than 2 weeks ago.
According to the official Sega America blog, Phantasy Star Portable for the PSP has had its release date moved up to March 3rd, 2009! PSP on the PSP (huh?) was released in Japan last year and has been undergoing translation, localization and updates for a March 24th release date. But I hear they hired the guy that translated Zero Wing so the game will be done a few weeks early!
The co-op releases keep on rolling out this week! Puzzler Lonpos is available on WiiWare this week. The game was a launch title for WiiWare in Japan, so it has definitely been a while in coming. Lonpos allows two players to take turns placing pieces in the ever-diminishing open spots. It looks like Tetris meets Mancala, doesn't it? The game will set you back 800 points and is available now! You can check out one review of the game here.