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Publisher Chucklefish working on implementing feature

Cooperative Play Headed to Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley has become quite the popular farm-sim game over the past few months. The title had a lot of positive buzz around it before it even launched, and that sentiment has only grown after its release. In a blog post this past weekend, Eric Barone, the one-man development team who goes under the alias ConcernedApe, stated that cooperative multiplayer would be coming to the title.

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Ambition driving design

Indie-Ana Co-Op and the Zombasite Interview

Soldak Entertainment has been making games as an independent studio for the past 12 years. A hallmark of many of the titles they have produced has been the depth in their mechanics, from taking on quests to save a village to managing diplomatic relations all while set within the trappings of an action-RPG. We spoke with lead developer and founder S...

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I called the witch doctor and this is what he said

Full Mojo Rampage Gets Rough Console Release Date

Last fall we heard that Nicalis Inc., the developer/publisher responsible for the amazing "Metroidvania" title Cave Story, would be bringing the voodoo themed Full Mojo Rampage over to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. At the time, no dates were given for when, exactly, that would happen. It's still not precise, but it was just announced that we should be seeing the title arrive sometime this spring.

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Providing players with a common base

Indie-Ana Co-Op and the Overcooked Interview

Ghost Town Games' Overcooked starts with a simple premise: work together to fix meals in a restaurant. A couple levels in, however, that task becomes much harder as you and your friends will be sliding scross ice floes, fending off rats, or trying to fix a soup in the middle of an earthquake. We spoke with Phil Duncan about where the origi...

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Sometimes the best inspiration is right outside your door

Indie-Ana Co-Op and the Wild Eight Interview

Life experiences are often at core of a developer's inspirations for making a particular video game. When Shigeru Miyamoto started gardening, he was inspired to make Pikmin. For the development team at 8 Points, their everyday lives surviving in the cold wilderness Yakutia has been one of the primary sources of inspiration for their first ...

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The stress of a kitchen meets the fun of co-op

Cook Meals with Friends in Overcooked

One of my favorite activities outside of playing video games with friends is cooking meals with my wife. Our kitchen isn't big so there's a little bit of a hectic dance as we move around each other for counter space, but it's always fun. Apparently, the two-man development team over at Ghost Town Games also enjoy cooking cooperatively as their first title, Overcooked, is just that.

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