by Mike Katsufrakis 3
News

This Week in Co-Op: Kestrel & Archer, Pencil Pushers

Every successful national or global operation abides by a set of documents; these are sometimes called control forms (as in the United States CFR system). Everything is documented, all the way down to each request for a box of pencils. After playing a full co-op mission of Splinter Cell: Conviction together, Mike and Jim wondered what a mission file full of control forms would look like, as penned by operatives Archer and Kestrel. What follows is an accurate picture of what our Nation’s top operatives REALLY think.

by Katrina Pawlowski 0
News
  • playstation 3
  • xbox 360
  • nintendo wii

[Update] Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011 Offers Co-op Help, Brilliant Ad Campaign

Generally when people go hunting they take along a buddy, right? Even in the arcades there are usually two rifles set up to shoot deer, bunnies, whatever else Cabela's hunters mark as prey. Now we're getting a taste of that action at home with Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011, bringing plastic rifles into your livingroom and a giant truck into your neighborhood.

by Nick Puleo 5
News
  • xbox 360

Microsoft Launching Xbox 360 Dashboard Preview Program this Fall

Microsoft plans to launch a revamped version of its dashboard for the Xbox 360 this fall, coinciding with the launch of their Kinect peripheral.  Much like they did with the last major update, they are inviting users to test the dashboard before its released to the general public.  According to Major Nelson, the Preview Program will give you the chance to check out ESPN on Xbox LIVE, Zune music, Netflix search, the new Xbox LIVE dashboard, and new updates to Zune video and Family Settings on your Xbox 360.

by Tally Callahan 6
News
  • xbox 360
  • pc
  • couch
  • online

Fable 3 Achievements Include Co-op Achievements

Fable 3 is fast approaching us, and we're crossing our fingers that this time we'll be treated to a delightfully genuine, fully fleshed-out co-op experience. The achievements for the game have been leaked, and we're happy to note there are some co-op achievements present. As is always the case with viewing achievements before playing the game, be aware there may be some spoilers if you want a completely pristine experience.

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Podcast

Co-Opticast Episode 51: Why Aren't We Playing Halo Reach Right Now?

This week, Mike and Nick scrutinize the latest indie title to cross our paths which is sure to be a sleeper hit: Halo Reach! There's an awful lot of Halo talk this time around, but there always is when a new title is released, considering its immediate predecessor was our (Staff) Co-Op Game of the Year for 2009. We briefly run down some news from TGS and express our sadness over the (apparent?) closure of GoG.com. All this, plus the week's news in this edition of The Co-Opticast!

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