Co-Optimus Feed for Co-Op videogame news for articles tagged with 2-player-local-co-op A custom RSS feed on co-op gaming for: Co-Op videogame news for articles tagged with 2-player-local-co-op http://www.co-optimus.com en-us http://www.co-optimus.com/images/cooplogo.pngCo-Optimushttp://www.co-optimus.com Shadow Puppeteer Co-Op ReviewJohn Bardinelli

Who here hasn't tried playing games with their shadow? It never really works like you hope, as that shady jerk always matches your every move. With Shadow Puppeteer, that old sidewalk shadow-stomp game is taken to a completely different (and cooperative) level. In order to survive in the real world, you have to work with your independ...

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Chariot of Freer (Games with Gold Oct 2014)Sam Tyler

Chariot is out today, but hold out until tomorrow and you will be able to download it for nothing as part of the Games with Gold promotion from Microsoft.  The game is available throughout October and is so fresh there is no Co-Optimus review yet, but our preview suggests that it looks like a fun game.  The co-op is local because developers Frima Studio feel the game is best played together in the same space.

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9.26.2014

Hyrule Warriors (WiiU) - Zelda meets Dynasty Warriors. Who would have ever thought that was possible? But it is, and it features two player local co-op play as you smash through swarms of baddies set in the Zelda universe. We'll have our review this coming Friday. [2 player couch co-op]

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/12322/co-op-release-alert-for-the-week-9-28-2014.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/12322/co-op-release-alert-for-the-week-9-28-2014.html Exo Survival is Co-Op Horde Mode for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Justin Reynolds

Maps are unlocked on a tier system, based on total rounds played. Complete 35 rounds and Tier 2 is available. 75 rounds for Tier 3, and hitting the triple digits at 100 rounds for Tier 4. 

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/12312/exo-survival-is-co-op-horde-mode-for-call-of-duty-advanced-warfare.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/12312/exo-survival-is-co-op-horde-mode-for-call-of-duty-advanced-warfare.html New Character Videos for Skylanders Trap TeamTally Callahan

First up, we have a trailer for Food Fight, one of the Skylanders that is included in the Skylanders Trap Team starter pack. He's a living artichoke that shoots vegetables out of a gun. Terrifying? Awesome? Terrifyingly awesome? It's your call!

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/12313/new-character-videos-for-skylanders-trap-team.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/12313/new-character-videos-for-skylanders-trap-team.html Co-Op Adventure Chariot Out Next Week on PSNJason Love

Sony's PSN Blog brought news of the game's release along with a handy little summation of what the game is all about:

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/12306/co-op-adventure-chariot-out-next-week-on-psn.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/12306/co-op-adventure-chariot-out-next-week-on-psn.html All You Ever Wanted to Know About Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's NishaSam Tyler

Borderlands 0.5 is out in only a few weeks, 14 Oct to be exact, so anticipation for the game is rising.  Unlike most recent games it is shunning the latest generation of software in favor of Xbox 360, PS3 and the perennial PC.  

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Resident Evil 5, which was always an excellent co-op game,  along with Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising Off the Record are the first titles being transition to Steamworks for online co-op play, achievements, and leaderboards. Right now that's all slated to happen by early next year, so you'll have to wait a bit longer to get your hands on it, but rest assured, your games will continue to work when the time comes!

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/12303/resident-evil-5-and-dead-rising-2-move-off-games-for-windows-live.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/12303/resident-evil-5-and-dead-rising-2-move-off-games-for-windows-live.html Earth Defense Force 2025 Comes to PS4 With 4.1 EditionTaylor Killian

Introducing Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair, coming in 2015 to PS4, at least in Japan. This is something of an enhanced version of EDF 2025, fixing some of the issues and adding one big new element.

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The game play mode seems to be a mix of typical horde based gameplay combined with some light tower defense elements. As you progress through the waves of enemies a "Mystery Box of Doom" will open with larger enemies and bosses to defeat. According to the press release there 100 waves of destruction to wade through with your Skylanders. Sounds like the perfect mode to take on in co-op with a friend and earn some unlockables.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/12299/skylanders-trap-team-getting-survival-mode.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/12299/skylanders-trap-team-getting-survival-mode.html Defense Grid 2 Co-Op ReviewTally Callahan

While it seems like the boom of Tower Defense games has finally died down a bit, it’s still a solid, well-known game mechanic that’s used in newly released games. Defense Grid 2, the sequel to Defense Grid: the Awakening, brings the franchise to the new consoles and introduces cooperative play. How does it stack up? Let’s find out...

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/review/1406/page/1/defense-grid-2-co-op-review.html http://www.co-optimus.com/review/1406/page/1/defense-grid-2-co-op-review.html Nintendo Confirms DLC Packs for Hyrule WarriorsChristopher Metz

Among the dozen or so characters that players can choose to embody on the battlefield in these future DLC packs, Nintendo confirmed that an additional three characters (shown in the gallery below) will be available for a free download alongside the version 1.3 update going live in Japan on September 30th. However, a North American date has yet to be revealed by Nintendo.

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Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for Wii U was originally slated to release on November 18th, one week after the 3DS version of the game, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal. Now, SEGA has announced that both games will be available in North America November 11, with the UK versions dashing in just ten days later. Co-op is limited to two local players, but with the focus on speed and exploration, that's probably a good thing.

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