Co-Optimus Feed for Co-Op videogame news for articles tagged with co-op-news A custom RSS feed on co-op gaming for: Co-Op videogame news for articles tagged with co-op-news http://www.co-optimus.com en-us http://www.co-optimus.com/images/cooplogo.pngCo-Optimushttp://www.co-optimus.com [E3 2017] Local Co-Op Confirmed for Super Mario OdysseyJason Love

Similar to Super Mario Galaxy, where players took control of a star and could float around Mario and assist him, the co-op for Super Mario Odyssey allows a second player to join in at any time and control Mario's hat, Cappy. The co-op demo that Nintendo held on their stage yesterday starts around the 4:00 mark in the video below and then wraps up around the 13:00 mark. While controlling Cappy, the second player is able to fly around independently from Mario, which they show off by solving a puzzle involving collecting music notes. Cappy is also invincible and can attack enemies for Mario to keep him out of danger.

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Hammerwatch Dev Makes Serious Sam Game, Releases Next WeekJason Love

The entire campaign can be played with up to four buddies online with each player being able to gain experience and level up their Sam as they see fit. Once you've kicked some alien butt through all manner of pyramids, you can grab even more friends to tackle the Survival mode, which supports up to 12 players total.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15083/hammerwatch-dev-makes-serious-sam-game-releases-next-week.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15083/hammerwatch-dev-makes-serious-sam-game-releases-next-week.html [E3 2017] Kirby's Ready to Make Friends in His New Switch GameJason Love

The sizzle reel doesn't go into too much detail, but from the E3 game page, it sounds like in addition to inhaling enemies and gaining their powers, Kirby can also befriend them and turn them into allies. Presumably it is these newly won over recruits that players two through four will be able to control. So only player one will get to utilize Kirby's copy abilities and the new tricks, like imbuing them with different elements.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15082/kirby-s-ready-to-make-friends-in-his-new-switch-game.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15082/kirby-s-ready-to-make-friends-in-his-new-switch-game.html [E3 2017] Arts and Crafts Yoshi Finds New Home on SwitchJason Love

While it doesn't have a proper name just yet, the announcement trailer shows off all the key details we need to know. Action platforming? Check. Two player local co-op? Check. Adorable art style with a bit of a twist? Double check. It appears that rather than slinging balls of yarn around, this time Yoshi will be in a kind of cardboard world which can be flipped so you can see the other side of things.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15081/arts-and-crafts-yoshi-finds-new-home-on-switch.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15081/arts-and-crafts-yoshi-finds-new-home-on-switch.html [E3 2017] Monster Hunter: World Coming to PS4, Xbox, and PCJason Love

The game made its debut last night during Sony's E3 press conference. In the announcement trailer below, you can see a few new features that are making their way to the newest entry, like using the environment and other monsters to help you take down your prey. Additionally, while it's sort of hinted at in the footage where the monster pursues the hunter, there won't be hard break points between different map areas so both monster and hunter can move freely back and forth without any loading screens in between.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15080/monster-hunter-world-coming-to-ps4-xbox-and-pc.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15080/monster-hunter-world-coming-to-ps4-xbox-and-pc.html [E3 2017] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Officially Revealed, DatedJason Love

Update: Earlier, we reported that the two player local co-op would include co-op in the campaign. This has since been clarified and the co-op will only be in specific challenges. The main campaign will be single player only.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15076/mario-rabbids-kingdom-battle-officially-revealed-dated.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15076/mario-rabbids-kingdom-battle-officially-revealed-dated.html [E3 2017] New Co-Op Only Adventure, A Way Out, From Tale of Two Sons DevJason Love

The premise to A Way Out seems to, initially, be about two men breaking out of prison. After forging a friendship and making it out, they appear to go on some adventures and even engage in one another's backstories. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons was definitely a well-written game so there's a lot of promise here for some good shared experiences.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15065/new-co-op-only-adventure-a-way-out-from-tale-of-two-sons-dev.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15065/new-co-op-only-adventure-a-way-out-from-tale-of-two-sons-dev.html "Project Argo" To See Full Release Under New Name, ArgoMatthew Squaire

What is equally as exciting as the game’s full incoming launch is that it will be free. Bohemia Interactive said in its dev diary that it has been using Argo to learn different gameplay mechanics, including taking community feedback to create the co-op features that will be part of the official launch. The studio gives a full list of their learning intentions (as well as their success) with Project Argo here, as well as in the video below.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15057/quot-project-argo-quot-to-see-full-release-under-new-name-argo.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15057/quot-project-argo-quot-to-see-full-release-under-new-name-argo.html Killing Floor 2 Leads June's PlayStation PlusMatthew Squaire

Killing Floor 2 on any other month of the year would set you back $39.99, and with the price of PlayStation Plus being $59.99, this offer comes as one that is easy to recommend even if you are not a member just yet.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15050/killing-floor-2-leads-june-s-playstation-plus.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15050/killing-floor-2-leads-june-s-playstation-plus.html Dungeon Defenders 2 Will Officially Be Out This MonthMatthew Squaire

Announced through the developer’s site, Dungeon Defenders 2 has been in development for sometime. “For more than two years, we’ve delivered 60 updates during Early Access...On June 20th, Dungeon Defenders II will be free-to-play on ALL platforms.”

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15043/dungeon-defenders-2-will-officially-be-out-this-month.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15043/dungeon-defenders-2-will-officially-be-out-this-month.html New Game from PAYDAY Designer Revealed, GTFOJason Love

At the moment, there's not a lot of information about this new title other than the name and that it will be a "4-player hardcore co-op action horror FPS." Per the press release accompanying the little teaser trailer below, GTFO is being described as a kind of almost survival horror style game where players are forced to think on their feet and change up gearing based on ever-changing scenarios. Here's the little blurb from that press release:

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15036/new-game-from-payday-designer-revealed-gtfo.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15036/new-game-from-payday-designer-revealed-gtfo.html Far Cry 5 Will Have Full Co-Op CampaignJason Love

The past couple Far Cry games have allowed for some limited "co-opportunities" in the form of raiding outposts or taking on co-op missions in a separate mode. For Far Cry 5, though, players will be able to create their custom character and then team up together to take down the Eden's Gate cult. The game also boasts the usual open world to explore, as well as an array of weapons to collect and customize, vehicles to crash into other things, and no doubt a small mountain of collectibles to gather.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15026/far-cry-5-will-have-full-co-op-campaign.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/15026/far-cry-5-will-have-full-co-op-campaign.html New Content and Changes for Rogue Stormers on PCJason Love

When we looked at Rogue Stomers last year, we saw a title that had a lot of promise if the developers decided to continue supporting it. While it's been some time since we checked in on things, that's exactly what Black Forest Games has been doing in the past year. After the console version was out the door back in October, much of the development team's efforts seem to have gone into fixing some of the bigger sticking points. One of those was how experience was earned when playing locally; specifically, players other than "player one" couldn't earn experience at all.

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