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by Nick Puleo 0
Microsoft, Sony, Ubisoft and EA

[E3 2014] - Press Conference Wrap-Up Video Coverage

Day 0 of E3 is done, and Co-Optimus is bringing you their wrap up of all the press conferences that happened, with impressions of the games announced including all the co-op goodness. We've got surprise announcements like Dead Island 2, Magicka 2 and Assassin's Creed Unity. So sit back and relax and here all the good news that went down for co-op gamers on Monday, June 9th 2014 at E3 in Los Angeles.

by D.J. Waaland 3
  • playstation 3
  • xbox 360
  • pc
  • playstation 4
  • xbox one
A bold move from video game monolith

EA to Eliminate the Online Pass Model

Good news to those of us who own games, or who plan on owning games, made by EA that contain an online pass. EA is moving to phase out the online pass model completely. EA has stated "As we discontinue Online Pass for our new EA titles, we are also in the process of eliminating it from all our existing EA titles as well. We heard the feedback from players and decided to do away with Online Pass altogether."

by Sam Tyler 6
  • pc
  • online
The latest info on the server palava

SimCity Still Struggling with Unnatural Server Disaster

Games used to be all about buying a copy off the shop shelf and taking it home, unwrapping the ridiculously tight plastic and smelling the manual.  Those days are increasingly over as games can be accessed digitally.  In theory, this should lead to a seamless buying to playing workflow; unless the game is SimCity and you need to be connected to the EA servers at all times to play.  Servers that are currently not working very well...

by Locke Vincent 0
Build A City With Your Buddy?

No Co-Op Details On The New SimCity

Electronic Arts just held their press conference this afternoon and there wasn't a ton of specific co-op titles to come out of the Orpheum Theatre. One game that was shown that we are clamouring for more information about is the new Sim City from Maxis. The game looks stunning and the new aethestic seems more designed than any of the previous titles, giving players a more tacticle feel than the usual dry user interface. No details were given on how players would interact with each other, but it looks as though there is some form of co-op in the upcoming city simulator.

by Christopher Metz 0
  • ipad

Beyond Co-Op - May 27th through June 2nd, 2012

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.

by Nick Puleo 17

Electronic Arts President Says Single Player Games are Dead

EA Games' label president Frank Gibeau has made a bold statement, basically saying that, the single player only experience is not in the Electronic Arts portfolio moving forward.  "Online is where the innovation, and the action, is at.  It's not only about multiplayer, it's about being connected," he said, "I firmly believe that the way the products we have are going they, need to be connected online. Multiplayer is one form of that." 

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