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by Jason Love 0
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Indie-Ana Co-Op and the Summer Prep

The days are getting longer, warmer, and just a bit more busy. Yes, summer is finally arriving and we've got some fun things planned for you all with our Indie-Ana Co-Op feature. Before we get there, though, we thought we'd do a quick retrospective of some of our winter and spring highlights.

by Staff 2
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  • pc
  • couch
Final Form Games Shares Their Story of How Co-Op Came to Be in Jamestown

Indie-Ana Co-Op and The Dev Stories - You're All In This Together

When the Indie-Ana Co-Op feature first began, I always intended to one day extend this space to the indie development community to share their trials and tribulations in game making. Today marks the first of what I hope to be many such pieces as Final Form Games, developers of our PC Co-Op GOTY winner Jamestown, share their story of making a four player 'shmup, and the challenges they faced along the way. This is a must read!

by Nick Puleo 19
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  • playstation 3
  • xbox 360
  • pc
  • xbox live
  • playstation network

The 2011 Co-Op Game of the Year Awards

2011 was an incredible year for co-op gamers. We saw 100s of releases of co-op games. When we started this site, co-op was barely a bullet point on the back of a box, now it’s a standard feature in many AAA titles. After sifting through all the titles we've weighed in, discussed and voted on our favorites for the year. Here are is the 4th Annual Co-Op Game of the Year Awards.

by Jason Love 3
Editorial
  • pc
Because Someone's Always Hogging the TV During the Holidays

Co-Optimus 2011 Holiday Buyer's Guide PC Edition

Sure, you could buy some co-op game for the PS3, Xbox 360, or (insert other generic console here), but c'mon! We both know the truth. We both know that what you really want is a game on a platform where you can tweak those graphics all the way to 11; a platform that holds no illusions about install times, patches, or updates. Staffers Mike "pheriannath" Katsufrakis and Jason "OrigamiPanther" Love are here to point you towards the best hardware and software on which to drop some holiday green.

by Jason Love 3
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  • pc
  • couch

No Reason for Jamestown to E'er be Forgot

Remember, remember the fifth of... well, you know the rest. Indie developer Final Form Games, designer of the spectacular four player co-op 'shmup Jamestown, certainly does. They've announced today on their website that the first DLC for the game will be hitting soon, and it brings with it a new ship and perhap a few other surprises based around the historical event of November 5th...

by Jason Love 6
Review
  • pc
  • couch

Jamestown Co-Op Review

In the midst of the latest summer releases, one title has quietly come along that has managed to capture my attention and affection more than any other. Jamestown, from Final Form Games, provides the kind of 16-bit co-op experience that feels so genuine it could have been a summer of ’92 release…

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