Co-Optimus Feed for Co-Op videogame news for articles tagged with playstation-3 A custom RSS feed on co-op gaming for: Co-Op videogame news for articles tagged with playstation-3 http://www.co-optimus.com en-us http://www.co-optimus.com/images/cooplogo.pngCo-Optimushttp://www.co-optimus.com Dead Rising, Dead Rising 2 and Off the Record Coming to Consoles and PCJason Love

While the original title was single-player only, all of the subsequent games have supported two player online co-op. In the case of Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record, the second player is able to assist the host player in completing main story missions, but he/she only gets to keep the experience and money they earn. No story progression or items will carry back into the second player's game.

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Fantastic Beasts Expansion for LEGO Dimensions Spotted in the WildJason Love

Similar to the Ghostbusters "story pack," the Fantastic Beasts pack will include six new playable levels, a minifigure (Newt Scamander), what could be a vehicle or gadget (a Niffler animal), and a new configuration for your LEGO Toy Pad (based on the Magical Congress of the United States of America, or MACUSA, building). The pack is listed for 39.99 pounds sterling, which will translate to $49.99 over in the States, and appears to be slated for a November release.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14353/fantastic-beasts-expansion-for-lego-dimensions-spotted-in-the-wild.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14353/fantastic-beasts-expansion-for-lego-dimensions-spotted-in-the-wild.html Co-Op Mode Revealed for Attack on TitanJason Love

The Scout Mode will encompass separate missions in which players can engage to battle the mysterious Titans. Each mission will be set in an iconic environment from the anime and require the team to complete certain objectives. While the mode is separate from the campaign, players will be free to use and upgrade their weapons/gear regardless of what you're doing.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14328/co-op-mode-revealed-for-attack-on-titan.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14328/co-op-mode-revealed-for-attack-on-titan.html Japanese Servers for All LittleBigPlanet Games Are Shutting DownJason Love

What this means for anyone who is playing the game or plans to pick it up in that country is that you will basically lose all the functionality that makes that game what it is. Specifically, you will no longer be able to upload content for others to enjoy, you won't be able to play or view content created by others, and you won't be able to play with others online. Presumably any DLC you've purchased for the games will be fine, as it is saved to your system, so at least there's that.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14325/japanese-servers-for-all-littlebigplanet-games-are-shutting-down.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14325/japanese-servers-for-all-littlebigplanet-games-are-shutting-down.html One Last Character Vignette for LEGO Star Wars: The Force AwakensJason Love

If you didn't know, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens makes its debut on every gaming platform ever next week. To ensure it stays in the forefront of your mind, here's one last character vignette featuring everyone's favorite Vader fan boy: Kylo Ren. I'm glad for the bit of fun poking they have with Kylo in this. To...

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14298/one-last-character-vignette-for-lego-star-wars-the-force-awakens.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14298/one-last-character-vignette-for-lego-star-wars-the-force-awakens.html Both Marvel Ultimate Alliance Titles May Be Coming to PS4 and Xbox OneJason Love

While the ratings do point to a potential release of the games on the consoles, they do not indicate how. It's quite possible that on the Xbox One, all three would be part of the Backwards Compatibility program, which just recently saw the addition of Portal 2 and Left 4 Dead. PlayStation 4 has its PlayStation Now program that lets you play select Playstation 3 titles on either a per-game basis or via a regular subscription, and it has also started releasing certain Playstation 2 games for direct purchase. Then again, and this is my hope, they could be remakes with some visual enhancements. I remember playing through a significant portion of both Ultimate Alliance games with my brother-in-law and having a great time, so I would love to see those make a return.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14290/both-marvel-ultimate-alliance-titles-may-be-coming-to-ps4-and-xbox-one.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14290/both-marvel-ultimate-alliance-titles-may-be-coming-to-ps4-and-xbox-one.html [E3 2016] Next Skylanders Title is Imaginators, Crash Bandicoot AppearsJason Love

When you place the new "Creation Crystal" toy onto the new Portal of Power, you'll be taken into a series of character creation menus that let you pick you Skylander's Battle Class (e.g., Knight, Sorcerer, Bowslinger) that affect the character's abilities, its appearance and catchphrases, and its powers. All of this gets saved to the crystal so you can use that creation over and over again. Each crystal is single-use only, however, and is also of a particular element type, i.e., fire, water. So if you want to make a Fire Knight and a Fire Sorcerer, you'll have to buy two Fire-type Creation Crystals.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14281/next-skylanders-title-is-imaginators-crash-bandicoot-appears.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14281/next-skylanders-title-is-imaginators-crash-bandicoot-appears.html TMNT Mutants in Manhattan Co-Op ReviewMarc Allie

I have been a fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for decades now, long enough to have read the comics before the iconic 80s cartoon. The franchise has had a long and generally successful history, and video game tie ins are a big part of that. Turtles in Time is in my top five arcade games of all time, and between me and my two boys, we’v...

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The name and some art had been floating around for the past couple weeks, but the game listing page (here's the cached version of it) gave out all the pertinent details for the next big content update (though much of this was speculated already). In addition to new gear, a new light level, and a new raid, Guardians will embark upon new Story missions into the "Plaguelands" of Old Russia to fight off infected Fallen alongside Lord Saladin. This area will include a new social space and a new Strike mission as well.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14257/next-destiny-expansion-rise-of-iron-leaked.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14257/next-destiny-expansion-rise-of-iron-leaked.html More Franchises on the Way for LEGO DimensionsJason Love

When the fall comes around, things kick off with Adventure Time and Mission: Impossible "level packs," Harry Potter and Adventure Time "team packs," and an A-Team "fun pack." As a quick breakdown of what all of that means, the level packs include a new level, new character, and a couple new gadgets or vehicles, the team packs include characters and gadgets/vehicles, and the fun packs include a character and a gadget or vehicle. All of this new content will be compatible with the existing LEGO Dimensions Starter Pack, so you won't need to buy anything but the expansions.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14256/more-franchises-on-the-way-for-lego-dimensions.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14256/more-franchises-on-the-way-for-lego-dimensions.html GTA Online Is Getting A Finance And Felony Update In JuneEnoch Starnes

In just a few days, Grand Theft Auto Online will be adding in the "Further Adventures in Finance and Felony" update, which finally allows all you over-the-hill geezers to really invest in the youth. By that, of course, I mean a few punk kids willing to haul a highly illegal payload across state lines for little more than a handshake and a few cases of Ecto Cooler. According to developer Rockstar Games, this latest update will hit on June 7th and bring with it all new ways for you to spend those dirty, dirty clams.

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Similar to how LEGO Dimensions has split up its various offerings in to "Level," which include a new level and characters to play, and "Character" packs, which only include new characters, the planned content for LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be similarly split. Three level packs (Poe's Quest for Survival, First Order Siege of Takodana, and Escape from Starkiller Base) and four character packs (Prequel Trilogy, Freemaker Adventures, Star Wars: Rebels, and The Clones Wars) are slated for release once the game launches next month. Each of these will retail for $2.99 or you can pick up the Season Pass for just $9.99. The Season Pass will also include a special character pack, The Jedi Order.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14230/finn-vignette-for-lego-star-wars-the-force-awakens-season-pass.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14230/finn-vignette-for-lego-star-wars-the-force-awakens-season-pass.html Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan Out NowJason Love

If you're headed to San Diego Comic Con this summer and you're a Turtles fan, then you're in luck! The National Entertainment Collectibles Association (or NECA) is producing some exclusive TMNT figures for the convention that are based on the TMNT: Arcade Game released back in 1989. You'll only be able to pick these up at the convention, unfortunately. If you are headed that way, then you'll want to head over to the pre-order site to secure yours before the event.

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