It's finally here. The zombie apocolypse. Grab your bottled water and canned beans, round up the ammo and the shotgun. And of course, don't forget your 3 friends as Left 4 Dead hits both the Xbox 360 and PC on November 18th.
Lets hope this just has to do with some growing pains as Microsoft plans to launch the NXE this Wednesday, November 19th, but it appears that some users may be experiening random disconnects or the inability to connect altogther to Xbox Live.
With Left 4 Dead releasing this week, sporting fancy zombified 4 player co-op, we figured now was a good a time as ever to launch a Steam group for Co-Optimus.com and Co-Op gaming in general!
If you don't feel like dropping 180 large on the swanky new Rock Band 2 instruments and bundle, perhaps a $99 (Wii, PS2) or $119 (360, PS3) price tag suits you better? Online retailer Amazon.com has dropped the prices on these bundles which includes the Guitar, Microphone, Drums and a copy of Rock Band 1; which of course is fully importable into your Rock Band 2 experience on the 360 and PS3.
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The holiday season is just around the corner, and you know what that means: less dough for the latest co-op games! It's especially bad for co-op gamer parents. Check out our handy guide to managing the kids, your spouse, and all those great games while keeping the wallet fat this year!
The final boss of Guitar Hero 3 was Lou, pictured above. We thought the inclusion of the devil himself was just for fun, but it appears Activision's involvement with the forces of Hell go a little bit deeper. What's that? You need proof of this unholy alliance? Look no further than this quote from Activision CEO Bobby Kotick.
Slow moving zombies are scary. Zombies that can downright sprint are even scarier. But a zombie on a motorcycle? Yeah, that's some serious shit right there. There's only one way to stop them (pictured above) - yeah, that'll work.
Is it November 18th yet? The next direct feed trailer from Left 4 Dead from G4TV is now available. Titled "Death Toll" based on the campaign level of the same name, the trailer shows a level of a different variety with huge outdoor environments that quickly become crowded and cramped indoor deathtraps.
Just a reminder that tonight is the official monthly Xbox Live Co-Op night featuring Fable 2!