by Katrina Pawlowski 3
News

Design Many Robots Contest Finalists Revealed, Designs are Beautiful

Demiurge Studios put out a contest a few months ago that requested some guest artists work on some Robots that may appear in Shoot Many Robots. As you may have heard about Shoot Many Robots, the game features many robots in which to shoot. The design of the game is a side-scrolling shooter featuring an over-the-top hero, and up to four player co-op with loads of weapons and customization in the game. The Design Many Robots contest came up with some great designs, with some pretty vicious-looking robots that require shooting.

by Andrew Gaskill 4
Video
  • playstation 3
  • xbox 360
  • pc
  • online

New Brink Video Explains the Basics

Brink releases in less than two weeks.  This new video from the XP granting, genre-bending, single-, multi-, co-op player FPS is called "The Basics."  This will help prepare you for Brink's role-based combat.  It's a very informative video which covers game modes and character roles.  The three gameplay modes available are Campaign, Free Play, and Challenge Mode.  Each mode has a series of objectives.  It seems players will have to become familiar with each role to be an asset to their team.  I wonder how this will apply to players who enjoy sticking to one role, whether it's a Soldier, Operative, Medic, or Engineer.  We'll find out in the weeks ahead.  For now, check out this video, and prepare to battle for the the Ark.

by Jason Love 5
Editorial
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Indie-Ana Co-Op and the Wizard's Empire

The latest Indie-Ana Co-Op entry is a rather exciting one. Not only do we have two more fun co-op titles to share with you, action-RPG Wizard's Keep and zombie shooter Undead Empire, but we are also pleased to announce a new games section here on Co-Optimus!

by Mike Katsufrakis 11
Review
  • xbox 360
  • pc
  • couch
  • online

Portal 2 Co-Op Review

It’s hard to believe it’s been almost four years since Valve released The Orange Box, and my mind is already starting to have trouble remembering what life was like before Portal was unleashed upon an unsuspecting gaming populace.

by Andrew Gaskill 0
News

WSJ: The PSN is Down Indefinitely *Update*

      Rather than continue with constant esoteric updates in the vein of "We're working on it," Sony has come out and stated that the PSN will be down "indefinitely" while they're "rebuilding" the service.  This is according to the Wall Street Journal and Reuters. The new...

by Jim McLaughlin 0
News
  • pc
  • couch
  • online

The Settlers 7 Settles for 2

So...you never bought The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom for a potential co-op patch. Okay, so you never actually bought The Settlers 7 at all. Well...this news isn't for you, then. But for those of you who do own The Settlers 7 it might be interesting to know that the latest downloadable pack - DLC Pack 4 - is currently available for $4.99 and adds two player co-op support and two co-op exclusive maps, among other things. If you don't feel the urge to expand your experience for a mere fiver, then you'll be delighted to know that a free compatibility patch is available...and it provides the capability to play co-op with anyone else who's installed the patch or DLC Pack 4.

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