Nick Puleo - Owner

Owner, creator, and mad scientist of Co-Optimus, Nick spends every spare minute devoted to gaming.

Co-Op gaming has been in his blood since the days of Sega Genesis playing Streets of Rage and Golden Axe. Of course the fond memories of the boardwalk arcade and Raiden II, Aliens vs. Predator, and Ninja Turtles didn't hurt either.

Nick's resume includes over 6 years of gaming coverage experience, including leadership roles at many prominent gaming outlets. He has created numerous websites to feed his insatiable appetite for world domination, of which, is coming along nicely.

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Some quick deals!

Here are the Best Co-Op Deals for Black Friday

Black Friday seems to become longer and longer every year. I'm pretty sure it started on November 1st for most of the internet, but there are some exclusive deals today on Amazon for gaming goodness you can grab. We've looked through the pages and pages and picked out some of the best co-op focused deals. Clicking the links support Co-Optimus!

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  • playstation 4
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Feel the Tron

Battlezone VR Co-Op Review

It’s fairly fitting that Battlezone VR is a launch title for Sony’s PlayStation VR platform. The original 1980’s arcade game in some ways can be considered one of the first VR games that was released. The cabinets had players looking through a set of goggles at a black and green lined based battlefield filled with tanks. Players w...

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  • pc
  • playstation 4
  • xbox one
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Disconnecting Like your Mom Picking up the phone...

Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary Edition World Tour Stream Recap

Last night four middle aged men tried to relive their teenage years of playing some classic Duke Nukem 3D in co-op. The recent release of Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary Edition World Tour gave us a chance to not only check out the game with some fancy new visual effects, but all new levels designed by some of the game's original creators. We were stoked.

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  • pc
  • couch
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Horrors and Tea

Monsters and Monocles Hits Early Access Today, View our Stream Recap

I must admit, I'm sort of surprised to see so many co-op twin-stick shooters lately. It's a good thing, don't get me wrong, it's one of my favorite genres of games - after all I created one myself. It's just surprising because they always seemed sort of niche. Perhaps Monsters and Monocles, launching today on Steam Early Access, is the very embodiment of that. Combining steampunk, horror, and retro goodness into a four player twin-stick game.

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