by Nick Puleo 6
  • pc
  • couch
  • online

NASA Develops Co-Op Game

Sure NASA can make rocket ships and space craft that travels to the far reaches of our galaxy or take close up pictures of the sun - but who cares about the expansions and exploration for the human race when they can MAKE GAMES.  What's even better, their first foray into the videogame sector is a six player co-op game called Moonbase Alpha.

by Jim McLaughlin 9

Mortal Kombat Creator Talks Canceled Shaolin Monks Sequel

Mortal Kombat series creator Ed Boon revealed a canceled game on Friday - one that would have served as a 'spiritual sequel' to the PlayStation 2 and Xbox co-op game Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks. According to GameInformer online, Ed described the scrapped game (titled Mortal Kombat: Fire & Ice) as another co-op campaign for the series, one that would have featured Scorpion and Sub-Zero as the main characters.

by Tally Callahan 7

MMO Co-Opportunities Volume I: Lord of the Rings Online

Welcome to a brand new monthly editorial on Co-Optimus where we'll focus on a genre that doesn't get a lot of coverage here - MMOs. For the most part, MMOs are natively a co-op experience on a much larger (and expensive) scale. Each month we'll look at a different MMO and check out the experience.

by Nick Puleo 2
  • playstation 3
  • xbox 360
  • couch
  • online

Guitar Hero Warriors of Rock Act I Music Lineup

The next Guitar Hero game, Guitar Hero Warriors of Rock will have a strong focus in rock, classic rock and metal music when it launches this fall.  Along with a co-op quest mode you'll have all your usual options of play for your band of face melting characters.  The latest trailer for the game showcases some of the songs you'll be playing and gives you a good look at the game in motion.

by Marc Allie 2
  • ipad

Grab Tweet Defense For Free Today Only

We've covered Tweet Defense a couple times here at Co-Optimus.  It's an odd blend of Tower Defense, zombies, and social networking via Twitter.  These are three things I generally enjoy very much, but I never took the plunge and checked it out.  Today, there's no excuse, as Tweet Defense is available at no charge for one day only.  The game is available for the iPhone/iPod here, and for iPad users right here.  Since your effectiveness in game is boosted by your Twitter stats, why not go ahead and follow Co-Optimus on Twitter, if you haven't already, and check out the staff page and follow us there as well!

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