While there is quite a bit of buzz in the air today for Microsoft's big reveal of the next Xbox, Sony is working on putting out as much information as possible to get folks excited for the PlayStation 4. This includes discussion of the console port of the popular action-RPG, Diablo 3, which recently celebrated a year anniversary since it first saw release on the PC. A console port of the game seemed highly unlikely at first, despite the great deal of speculation, but along with the announcement of the PS4 came the bit of news that had thousands across the internet shouting "I KNEW IT!" This was immediately followed by a thousand more cynical statements of, "psh, it'll never work. PC MASTER RACE!"
Welcome to another installment of Beyond Co-Op, where we look "beyond co-op" and bring you some of the gaming news that doesn't necessarily revolve around cooperative play. This week, we have an assortment of topics and quotes that revolve around the event of E3 (not necessarily this one) and of the gaming industry’s predicted future.
Blizzard can’t seem to make up its mind about whether Diablo III is coming to consoles. First they say they have no plans, and millions of console gamer weep. Now all of a sudden they are “‘very, very serious’ about Diablo for consoles,” according to Kotaku.
I want to paint this on the side of a van.
The Total War series has been in the business of combining turn-based strategy and real-time strategy action for over ten years. A recent addition to the series has been full campaign co-op (found in Napoleon Total War and the upcoming Shogun 2: Total War), a phrase we here at Co-optimus find truly delectable. Many of our readers, however, may be missing out on this series as it been almost entirely exclusive to the PC. For those of you who enjoy strategy games but aren't into PC gaming, hope may be on the horizon. Developer Creative Assembly says they are not opposed to the idea of bringing Total War to consoles, iPad, and/or Facebook.
News as good as this takes AGES. Having seemingly dropped out of the console race with the Dreamcast, SEGA have actually been producing several one off pre-packaged consoles that contain many of their classic games. Their latest effort in this range is far more exciting, not only will the new console called SEGA Zone have classic co-op games included (such as Golden Axe), but will also have motion controls.
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