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by John Bardinelli 1
News
  • n+
  • arcade
  • couch
Run, jump, die, repeat... with a friend.

Crazy Tough Platformer N Updates, Gets Co-Op Play

It's been several years since we've seen anything major happen in the N universe. The minimalist take on the classic arcade platformer by Metanet Software started as a PC downloadable game then spawned a copy of itself called N+  for XBLA, PSP and Nintendo DS. Now the studio is working on a proper sequel, N++, but has released a nice little update for N to keep us screaming in frustration. Ladies and gentlemen, N v2.0 has arrived. And it has co-op!

by Jason Love 0
Video
  • playstation 3
  • xbox 360
  • pc
  • PlayStation Network
  • Xbox Live Arcade
  • couch
A Time Traveler, an Adventurer, and a Knight Walk into a Cave...

Meet the (Rest of the) Cast of The Cave

Well hello there. When last we met, we introduced you to roughly half of the cast of Double Fine's upcoming co-op adventure, The Cave. This included the Hillbilly, the Monk, the Scientist, and the Twins. Each of these protagonists is on a quest of some sort, though it would appear that not all may be as it seems. The latest character trailer has come out and we're introduced to the rest of the possible heroes.

by Paul Acevedo 0
Review
  • pc
  • PlayStation Network
  • Xbox Live Arcade
  • couch
The Dark Souls of platformers

Pid Co-Op Review

With classic 2D platforming gameplay mixed with a unique method of locomotion, stark and interesting artwork, a jazzy soundtrack, plus some of the developers of the wonderful Bionic Commando: Rearmed behind it, Pid had every opportunity to be an unforgettable modern platformer. Unfortunately, few gamers will enjoy the insane level of difficulty and terrible co-op.

by Christopher Metz 0
News
  • xbox 360
  • wii
  • couch
  • online

Warren Spector Discusses a Number of Epic Mickey 2's Characters in New Video

Recently, another behind the scenes video of Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two’s development has surfaced on Youtube by Disney Interactive. This time, the footage features Creative Director, Warren Spector, discussing the two main characters of the game, Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Rabbit, who work cooperatively to traverse their magical world of The Wasteland.

by Christopher Metz 3
News
  • pc

Help the Scott Pilgrim Game Developers Fund Their Newest Project, Mercenary Kings

The success of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game since its release has been phenomenal. It would sounds like a no brainer to make a sequel to this game, right? Well, the game to follow it up isn’t quite a Scott Pilgrim sequel, but close to it. Mercenary Kings, another 2D action title from the guys that brought you Scott Pilgrim, want to bring the amazing, old school, pixelated graphics right back into the limelight, but only through your help can they make it happen.

by Christopher Metz 2
News
  • xbox 360
  • Xbox Live Arcade
  • couch
  • online

The Behemoth Gives A Quick Rundown of BattleBlock Theater Features, Character Animation Video Included

BattleBlock Theater has been showcased in many different forms over the last couple of years, like at Comic-Con, PAX East, and E3, making its overall development stages somewhat difficult to keep up with without following The Behemoth’s official Developer's Blog or Twitter account. What they’ve been working on including in their title is quite impressive and we want as many people talking about the game as possible. Thankfully, Behemoth has given us a quick rundown of all the features BattleBlock Theater will be offering come release time, and we can’t be more excited for it.

by Christopher Metz 0
News
  • xbox 360
  • Xbox Live Arcade
  • online

Check Out a Behind the Scenes Look at BattleBlock Theater's Artwork Drawn in 800% Real-Time

The Behemoth, the guys that brought you the legendary co-op side-scroller, Castle Crashers, have in the works their newest title, BattleBlock Theater. This game is as classic a modern, arcade, co-op, puzzle platformer will ever get, so of course people are excited to see what this game holds for us. But what gave Castle Crashers its mega fanbase wasn’t only through its gameplay alone, but also through its quirky visual style as well.

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