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by Nick Puleo 0
Editorial
  • xbox 360
  • pc
  • playstation 4
  • xbox one
Consoles are Dead. Long live the game.

The (De)Evolution of Video Games

It all started with an article from TechCrunch called “The Console Market is in Crisis.” The quick of it is this - comparing this generation of consoles to last in terms of raw sales numbers shows a steep decline in total sales when looking at the North American market. All console sales combined were down almost 60% with the market shr...

by John Bardinelli 0
News
  • pc
  • couch
Real co-op, real retro.

Boot Hill Heroes Readies Cooperative Retro RPG Gameplay

With a successful Kickstarter project back in 2012, Experimental Games' role playing game Boot Hill Heroes is finally ready for the world. Inspired by the likes of Chrono Trigger, Earthbound, and the early Final Fantasy games, Boot Hill Heroes takes a spaghetti western-style world and mixes in some extremely well-thought-out cooperative gameplay features. At long last, teammates who spend their time sorting inventory items won't stall the game!

by Justin Reynolds 0
Review
  • pc
  • couch
Old school local fun

Fist Puncher Co-Op Review

Team2Bit aims to scratch your old school beat-em-up itch with Fist Puncher, a side scrolling local co-op game for PC, OUYA, and Xbox Live Indie Games. Constantly paying homage to classic 8-bit era games, Fist Puncher delivers exactly what you would expect from a game with such a title. While the experience is certainly entertaining, it’s not ...

by Nick Puleo 0
News
  • pc
Help em out

Asteroids Like Game Features Shiny Graphics and Co-Op - But No Name

Indie development studio Indus3 is working on a game that features Asteroids like game play, but updated for the modern era. It features some incredibly slick visuals, co-op game play, and a modern soundtrack while still doing a few other new things that make it its own thing. Coming as no surprise, Atari - who still owns the rights to the Asteroids name, has asked them to rename the upcoming arcade game. 

by Nick Puleo 0
Video
  • pc
  • online
Bring 8 friends for some serious space chaos

Fight Rocket Propelled Chainsaws with Teleporting Attack Bears in XenoRaptor

Having made an indie-twin stick shooter myself, I know it's a tough market to crack. Still, the reason I chose to create a game in that genre was because its a genre so near and dear to my heart. So when I got an email about XenoRaptor with the subject line "Fight rocket propelled chainsaws as a cyberdragon in this co-op bullet hell" I knew I had to check it out.

by Jason Love 0
News
  • pc
  • couch
Refined first levels, new in-game interface, and more

Retrobooster Update Brings Shared Co-Op Scores

The last we heard of the physics-based co-op space shooter Retrobooster, developer Terry Welsh was sharing with us how implementing cooperative gameplay, in what had begun and was intended to be a single player game, changed his perspective on things. Those cooperative elements are still having an influence as testing of the game has progressed and lead Terry to release one of the biggest updates to the game yet.

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