Co-Optimus Feed for Co-Op videogame news for .Operation Flashpoint: Red River A custom RSS feed on co-op gaming for: Co-Op videogame news for .Operation Flashpoint: Red River http://www.co-optimus.com en-us http://www.co-optimus.com/images/cooplogo.pngCo-Optimushttp://www.co-optimus.com Operation Flashpoint Gets Humble Bundled Sam Tyler

The Operation Flashpoint games are pretty hard and sit more towards the simulation side of combat shooters than the arcade thrills of Call of Duty etc.  However, if up to four of you are looking for a challenge then both of games on offer here are worth checking out.  Dragon Rising is the earlier game in the series and we liked it a lot back in 2009.  The newer Red River suffered slightly from increased competition, but was still good fun.

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New Video for Operation Flashpoint: Red River DLCAndrew Gaskill

There's some new DLC available for Operation Flashpoint: Red River.  Titled "Valley of Death, " this content has eight new Fireteam Engagements.  You'll get an additional two missions for each FE mode, including Combat Sweep, CSAR, Last Stand, and Rolling Thunder.  These are 4 player online co-op scenarios with objectives like neutralizing all enemies, holding a position, or escort duty.  We were a little luke warm on Operation Flashpoint: Red River, giving it a 3.5 out of 5 in our Co-Op Review, due in some part to the character SSgt. Knox.  Luckily, the offensive military stereotype doesn't make an appearance in the Fireteam Engagements.  If you have three friends who are good at military shooters, there's a lot of fun to be had here.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/6349/new-video-for-operation-flashpoint-red-river-dlc.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/6349/new-video-for-operation-flashpoint-red-river-dlc.html Operation Flashpoint: Red River Co-Op ReviewAndrew Gaskill

Operation Flashpoint: Red River is a unique military shooter due to the focus on co-op play and total lack of versus multiplayer. Is this cooperative effort fans of military shooters have been waiting for? Find out in our Co-Op Review

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/review/794/page/1/operation-flashpoint-red-river-co-op-review.html http://www.co-optimus.com/review/794/page/1/operation-flashpoint-red-river-co-op-review.html Unsheathe Your Sabers for a New Operation Flashpoint: Red River VideoAndrew Gaskill

Didn't this game come out months ago?  It sure did, if you live in Europe.  Operation Flashpoint: Red River will be gracing North America with its presence next week.  This latest video is similar to the others in style.  An uber-tough military-type explains the situation:  American Marines versus the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army, in a real (but made-up-sounding) country called Tajikistan.  It's the kind of video that will have you chanting "USA! USA! USA!" at your computer.  I'm home right now, so I'm only weirding-out a baby and two dogs, and who are they to judge me?  I was thinking of sending a copy of this game to my cousin.  He's currently rooming with a Chinese exchange student...  Nah, I'm just kidding.  Anyway, the video builds appropriate tension while showcasing some beautiful gameplay footage.  

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/6142/unsheathe-your-sabers-for-a-new-operation-flashpoint-red-river-video.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/6142/unsheathe-your-sabers-for-a-new-operation-flashpoint-red-river-video.html Video for Operation Flashpoint: Red River Profiles the Sniper ClassAndrew Gaskill

If you're a fan of first person tactical shooters, and you enjoy sniping your enemies from afar, Operation Flashpoint: Red River has got the class for you.  The latest video for the super-realistic military shooter focuses on the Scout Class soldier,  Jose Soto.  You'll be able to reach out and touch your enemy with his long-range rifle using cover and physics.  Sounds sciencey!

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/6048/video-for-operation-flashpoint-red-river-profiles-the-sniper-class.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/6048/video-for-operation-flashpoint-red-river-profiles-the-sniper-class.html Operation Flashpoint: Red River Contest - Win an Intel Processor, Game and Capture SoftwareNick Puleo

Enter for a chance to win a brand new Intel Core i5 processor, a copy of Operation Flashpoint: Red River, and ROXIO PC Game Capture software in our latest contest. We have 5 prize packs available for you to win - read on to find out how to enter!

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/contest/764/operation-flashpoint-red-river-contest-win-an-intel-processor-game-and-capture-software.html http://www.co-optimus.com/contest/764/operation-flashpoint-red-river-contest-win-an-intel-processor-game-and-capture-software.html New Developer Diary Video for Operation Flashpoint: Red RiverAndrew Gaskill

Operation Flashpoint: Red River is almost upon us.  Okay, if you're in Europe it's already here.  Nuts to you!  In this latest developer diary the good folks at Codemasters discuss the new command wheel used for giving orders, the graphical details of bombs and getting shot, and a host of other things.  They manage to do all this while sitting in some sort of dilapidated warehouse.  Man, I thought my work space was bad.  The game is supposed to be an incredibly realistic military shooter, which is just a fancy way to say that bullets killify everything real good.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/6030/new-developer-diary-video-for-operation-flashpoint-red-river.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/6030/new-developer-diary-video-for-operation-flashpoint-red-river.html Operation Flashpoint: Red River Overshoots Its North American Release DateJim McLaughlin

For you Co-Optimers in the PAL region, this is an early Co-Op Release Alert, sort of - Operation Flashpoint: Red River will be available this Thursday, April 21st, as planned...for you. For us North Americans, the release date has been shot past May and impacted square on June 7th.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/5893/operation-flashpoint-red-river-overshoots-its-north-american-release-date.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/5893/operation-flashpoint-red-river-overshoots-its-north-american-release-date.html Check Out These Operation Flashpoint Red River Screens, Vid, and PC SpecsMarc Allie

The latest title in the Operation Flashpoint series, Red River, is headed your way soon.  The tactical shooter will be on store shelves in less than a month, releasing on April 21.  To help tide you over, we've got a virtual battalion of media for you.  First up in the line of fire, a gallery of screenshots, followed by a marine-centric video called "Taking The Hit".  And if that wasn't enough for you, we've got the PC system specs too!

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/5738/check-out-these-operation-flashpoint-red-river-screens-vid-and-pc-specs.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/5738/check-out-these-operation-flashpoint-red-river-screens-vid-and-pc-specs.html New Operation Flashpoint: Red River Trailer Profiles Rifleman Sgt. William KirbyAndrew Gaskill

Operation Flashpoint: Red River is coming out next month, and today we've got another trailer for you.  This one profiles Rifleman Sgt. Kirby.  He sounds like he needs a hug.  The hyper-realism the series is known for should remain in tact.  This is one of many OF: RR trailers we've brought you.  It seems like we've got enough footage for a feature film.  If you want to check them all out just look under the "Related Stories" heading.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/5688/new-operation-flashpoint-red-river-trailer-profiles-rifleman-sgt-william-kirby.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/5688/new-operation-flashpoint-red-river-trailer-profiles-rifleman-sgt-william-kirby.html Three New Videos From Operation Flashpoint: Red RiverAndrew Gaskill

We have three new videos for Operation Flashpoint: Red River.  The realistic first person shooter will be more taxing than your average military shooter.  One or two hits and it's game over.  The first video is just a snippet of taking damage.  Rushing into battle will be hazardous to your health.  The second video focuses on calling in an air strike, with spectacular results.  The final vid is a preview of the upcoming story and conflict at the focus of the game, set in the Central Asian country of Tajikistan.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/5625/three-new-videos-from-operation-flashpoint-red-river.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/5625/three-new-videos-from-operation-flashpoint-red-river.html Operation Flashpoint: Red River Release Date AnnouncedNick Puleo

Codemasters have announced a release date for Operation Flashpoint: Red River.  That date is April 21st in the EMEA region and April 26th in North America.  The game features four player co-op throughout the campaign as well as numerous single co-op missions that are customizable.  It'll launch on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

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