by Jim McLaughlin 0
News
  • playstation 3
  • xbox 360
  • pc

[UPDATE] Third-Person Perspective for Modern Warfare 2 Confirmed, Not for Co-Op

Among the many Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 rumors that we've sifted through in the last several months, the prospect of an optional third-person perspective has only come up once that I remember, and not in a plausible context. In the opinion of a last-gen SOCOM and Star Wars Battlefront fan, the option to swap to third-person in a Modern Warfare game would be a pretty great addition.

by Nick Puleo 9
News
  • xbox 360
  • pc

Microsoft Store Prints Games on Demand

Along with the launch of Windows 7 last week, Microsoft launched another huge initiative - retail stores.  Much like Apple does with their stores, Microsoft wants users to have a one stop shop for everything under the MS brand including PC and Xbox video games.  In fact, you can actually bring your Xbox into one for service should you find yourself with one of those dreaded errors.

by Nick Puleo 5
News
  • pc

Left 4 Dead 2 Steam Demo Now Pre-Loading

If you've got Left 4 Dead 2 preordered for the PC, you can now fire up Steam and preload the files getting yourself ready for the zombie slaughter.  It all begins on Tuesday, October 27th.  We strongly advise pre-loading, that way there's no need to wait for the demo to download on Tuesday.  

by Marc Allie 2
Editorial

Co-Op Classics: Space Invaders II

Finding the earliest example of a cooperative video game has long been a quest of mine.  In this column, we've covered some of the oldest and most important co-op games.  Mario Bros., from 1982, features co-op exactly as we define it here at Co-Optimus. Joust had a form of co-op, too, and it was released a few months before Mario Bros.  Today, we look at an even earlier classic game with cooperative elements: Space Invaders II.

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