Ever miss the light gun/arcade cabinet shooters of old? The latest game from top3line and Mastiff Games, Reload, looks to try and recapture some of that as it places you and up to three more of your friends at a shooting range with a bevvy of scenarios/modes to play.
Gaming conference season is kicking off in full gear next week with the Game Developers Conference (GDC). One of the games that will be making its debut there is AIPD, or Artifical Intelligence Police Department, a co-op twin-stick shooter from developer Blazing Badger. The hook to the game is that you can modify not only your ship, but the game itself.
It's the last week of February. Do you know what that means? No more crappy weather! We can finally go outside and enjoy the beautiful sunshine! Wait, it's not beautiful where you live? Fine. Move somewhere nicer. If that's not an option you can drown your snowy sorrows in the warm embrace of these new co-op releases:
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The lovable scoundrels of Star Wars Rebels have been covertly sneaking into the hearts of embittered Star Wars fans since the show launched back in October. Here to celebrate the fairly well liked CGI program is a brand new skin pack for Minecraft featuring the colorful cast of the show. The skin pack is available for both Xbox One and 360 versions of Minecraft for $2.99.
In Space We Brawl is a twin stick shooter meets brawling game by developer Forge Reply. While the game supports up to 4 players competitively, two players can also form a team to go up against a team of two bots for some 2-player local co-op play. How well does the co-op work? Let’s find out....
The Lady Tallowmere has put together a dungeon designed to challenge your combat prowess. Who are you to shy away from the challenge? Taking on the role of a nameless hero, your job in the roguelike Tallowmere is to carve your way through as many rooms as you can before you bite the dust. And if things get too bad, you can always sacrifice a kitten.
Broforce just received a ton of new content in its 'Alien Infestation' update over on Steam. This is said to be one of the largest updates for the title to date, and we can't imagine why.
Some serious sales going on this weekend at that little service called Steam. So many games, such large discount numbers, it's kind of overwhelming. The massive Square-Enix publishing catalogue is available for as much as 85% off, but there are a couple of outliers with co-op that warrant some attention, too.
A little bit of co-op wild west role playing is front and center in the new Indie Royale games bundle. Boot Hill Heroes takes the traditional RPG formula and adds cooperative battles that are every bit as exciting as fighting raccoons and clowns in real life. Cheaper, too!
If you follow the mobile scene, it's a sure bet you heard about BADLAND. The game was released in early 2013 and walked away with handfuls of awards from handfuls of publications. A rudimentary local co-op mode was added to the Android, Windows Phone and iOS releases, but tiny screens and multiple players equals meh. That's why BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition is so friggin' exciting: it's coming to PC and consoles!