by Marc Allie 2
Editorial
  • nintendo wii

Billy's Holiday Gift Guide for Wii and DS

The second of our series of Billy's advice for gifting has arrived!  Our Holiday Guides are the most important, for one simple reason: if you give a co-op game, chances are, you'll get to play it!  That really makes the joy of giving just that much better, doesn't it?  Here's our list of the best co-op titles available for the Wii and DS, sorted by who you're giving them to.  Also, look for another special celebrity appearance!

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Podcast

Co-Opticast Episode 7: The Story is Surprisingly Good

The holiday season is over for buying games, so we discuss playing them. Left 4 Dead, Call of Duty, and others are on the table. We even talk about a surprise single player game, Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. There's even a bit for the developers to listen to about some standards in co-op gaming, what makes the cut and what is simply a shortcut. Ready to test your might against the co-op gods? Listen to Episode 7.

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by Nick Puleo 4
News
  • pc

Black Mesa Source Trailer

The original Half-Life set the bar in so many ways for the first person shooter genre when it launched over 10 years ago.  One of the things missing though was co-op play.  And while there's plenty of mods that add this to Valve's classic,  this brand new remake looks extremely promising.

by Marc Allie 5
Editorial
  • xbox 360

Billy's Holiday Gift Guide for Xbox 360

You've probably seen a bajillion holiday buying guides by now.  Ours is the most important, for one simple reason: if you give a co-op game, chances are, you'll get to play it!  That really makes the joy of giving just that much better, doesn't it?  Here's our list of the best co-op titles available for the Xbox 360, sorted by who you're giving them to.  Also, look for our special celebrity appearance!

by Nick Puleo 2
News
  • playstation 3
  • xbox 360
  • nintendo wii

Crazy Co-Op Deals at Amazon

If there's one good thing about the fall, it's the fact that everyone is fighting for your hard earned dollar.  Amazon is running a one day sale today on some popular and new co-op titles like Rock Band 2, Guitar Hero and even Little Big Planet.  If you missed out on any of these due to the overcrowded holiday, now's the time to pick them up.  Remember these deals end tonight at Midnight, so get them while the getting is good!

by Marc Allie 6
News
  • pc

Here's Some Left 4 Dead Achievement Stats

You didn't think we'd let a weekend go by without a Left 4 Dead post, do you?  We've totally been enjoying the zombie killing co-op here at Co-Optimus HQ.  One of the coolest parts of the game, in my opinion, are the achievements.  The best achievements add even more value to a game, and that's exactly what Left 4 Dead's do.  Play through a campaign with pistols only?  Tough, but fun.  Set a tank or witch on fire with a molotov cocktail?  Ooh, that gives me the chills.  Valve has done come interesting stats work on the PC version of the game, detailing what percentage of players have earned each achievement.  Here's a few highlights.

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