Co-Optimus Feed for Co-Op videogame news for .Captain America and the Avengers A custom RSS feed on co-op gaming for: Co-Op videogame news for .Captain America and the Avengers http://www.co-optimus.com en-us http://www.co-optimus.com/images/cooplogo.pngCo-Optimushttp://www.co-optimus.com Co-Op Classics Video Edition: Captain America & The Avengers and The Real GhostbustersMarc Allie

Today we take a look at two classic arcade games, one based on a superhero team led by an iconic super soldier who has his own movie in theaters right now, and the second based on one of the biggest Hollywood hits of the 80s: Ghostbusters.

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Co-Op Classics: Captain America and the AvengersMarc Allie

It's no secret that I am a comic book superhero fan.  Superhero games, then, are usually quite enjoyable for me.  Lego Batman came out just this past week; we picked it up, and love it.  Over the summer, for a Co-Op night, Marvel: Ultimate Alliance was the game of choice, and I was happy.  Way back in the first Co-Op Classics, we looked at my all time favorite, X-Men: The Arcade Game.   This gem of a game was even mentioned in the most recent Co-Opticast.  Today, we'll dig a little deeper for a title that wasn't quite so memorable, but was still a favorite of mine: Captain America and the Avengers. When I was growing up, I was a bit of a Marvel zombie.  Batman and Superman were just not my cup of tea, and the Marvel books were just way more interesting, during the 80s, at least.  I collected and still own large runs of Iron Man, Thor, the Avengers (East and West Coast!) and all the crossovers I could get my hands on.  So, one day back in 1991, when I saw this brand new arcade game, I just about freaked out and ran to the change machine.

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