It was only days ago we got our first details of the next Resident Evil game from Capcom. Called Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, the game is a more action oriented shooter by developer Slant 6. Thrusting co-op players into the role of the Umbrella Security Service, they'll be tasked not only with dealing with the undead, but also opposing forces.
Co-op puzzle games aren’t something you’d consider a huge time investment with your friends. At least that’s what I thought before I played Slam Bolt Scrappers. Will you be impressed by the co-op in this puzzler, or become bored with your friends?
With fedora secure and bullwhip held high, brave Indie-Ana Billy ventures forth into the depths of the XBLIG offerings to offer you two excellent co-op titles that will only set you back a humble Washington each: Abaddon: Retribution and The Hearts of Men
Time for a little Arcade Four-Play. Four player competitive and co-operative games make up the roster for this week's Xbox LIVE Arcade Deal of the Week. A World of Keflings offers co-op play for two players locally and four players online. We liked the world-building adventure game, giving it a 4 out of 5 in our Co-Op Review. You can pick it up right now for only 400 Microsoft Points, or five dollars. That's 50% off the normal 800 MSP price point, or half off, for those of you who simply hate math.
Microsoft is looking for a few willing participants for their new Xbox 360 System Update Preview. By "a few" they mean "multiple thousands," so you actually have a decent chance of making it in. Basically, participants will be previewing updated Xbox 360 Dashboard features. You can see all the details over at Major Nelson's blog, or you can go straight to the sign-up via this link. Participants will receive a copy of Halo: Reach for their troubles, as well as "other possible rewards."
It's Tuesday! Time to run off to your local game distributor to get your new game fix. Some of you may be happily snuggling your 3DS. Others may nursing your 48th lentiuclarly-induced headache, and some of you may be saying things like; "The system is two days old! Time to get something newer and shinier." Well, if you're craving a healthy dose of stylized Chinese military history, or wish to see giant sweaty men hug-out their differences, you're in luck! Here's a list of this week's co-op releases. For more info on each game, just follow the links.
It wasn't long ago that Valve asked the community for awesome mods for the four player co-op game Left 4 Dead 2. Today, we get that answer. A user mod containing new campaign levels is being released called Cold Stream, the focus is an outdoors type area set in the daylight and filled with plenty of zombies to kill.
It has recently come to our attention that the serene music puzzle game Chime (previously an Xbox LIVE Arcade title) will be making its way over to the Playstation Network, complete with four-player co-op in this Super Deluxe edition. Not only that, but it makes the trek today (March 29th). Chime Super Deluxe edition will be available on XBLA and PC sometime in the near future.
Who packs a hostage, rather than a parachute?
It's a special episode of the Co-Opticast as Charles Husemann from GamingNexus.com joins the Co-Opticrew to discuss the latest co-op news, the latest gameplay impressions, and then dive into some deep discussion about the gaming industry!