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by Tally Callahan 0
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Content patches and DLC for GW2 and ESO, major expansion announcement for RIFT

MMO Co-Opportunities Volume LXVIII: Shadows and Starfalls

As the end of the summer starts to roll around, large content launches and expansion announcements start to gear up for MMOs, just as we see this August. This month for MMO Co-Opportunities we take a look at Living World Season 3 starting up for Guild Wars 2, a large content-focused DLC and update hitting Elder Scrolls Online, and a major expansion...

by Taylor Killian 0
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It sure got Geordi excited.

[E3 2016] Party Up In The Final Frontier In Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Despite an accidental leak on Reddit a few days prior to E3, Star Trek: Bridge Crew was one of the highlights of the Ubisoft conference. When LaVar Burton gets incredibly excited about something you know it's got some value, and watching the Trek alums wax praise about the game was fun in itself. Co-op fans might finally have the VR experience we've all been waiting for. 

by Jason Love 0
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Hack n slash some pixels with a friend

Hyper Light Drifter Now Features Local Co-Op

Initially released as a single-player only game, Hyper Light Drifter now supports two player couch co-op. This feature was a stretch goal for their Kickstarter campaign, which launched in September 2013, and while it didn't make it into the title for its initial release at the end of March, the developers have been working on getting it implemented into the game for the past month.

by Nick Puleo 0
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Virtual couch co-op becomes a reality

How VR Could Change Co-Op Gaming Forever

Virtual Reality (VR) are two words which are about to have a huge impact in the world of co-op gaming. Tech industry leaders like Facebook, Samsung and Sony are currently tripping over themselves in the rush to become VR global leaders and seize the sizeable market. You may already have tried out a beta version of VR but the latest technology is literally going to transport you to a different world. Devices are as simple as headphones and a visor but the experiences the technology can now produce are astounding. 

by Tally Callahan 0
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Whether it\'s supporting a premium service, pre-ordering a game, or continuing to play, loyalty is rewarded

MMO Co-Opportunities Volume LXIII: Rewarding Loyalty

This month for MMO Co-Opportunities, we have a nice mix of the new and the old. We take a look at changes that RIFT is making to its Patron system, the new things that Guild Wars 2’s Winter 2016 Quarterly Update added, and the excitement beginning to build for the North American release of Black Desert Online. RIFT Provides More Bonuse...

by Eric Murphy 0
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Heal kids AND get your co-op on.

A Humble Extra-Life Co-op Bundle Available Now

Humble Bundle has put together a bundle of games and other goodies, and, as usual, is letting you pay what you want. A portion of your sale goes directly to Extra Life, a charity Co-Optimus has actively participated in for the past two years. Extra Life is a 24 gaming marathon that raises money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, who care for sick kids and premies.

by Tally Callahan 0
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Upcoming changes to Wildstar and Guild Wars 2, Details for RIFT: Nightmare Tide

MMO Co-Opportunities Volume XLVI: For the Players!

Summer’s wrapping up, but the patches and such are still steadily rolling out for some of the bigger MMOs. This month, we look at some upcoming changes to Guild Wars 2 and Wildstar as well as more details about the upcoming RIFT expansion, Nightmare Tide. Interestingly enough, all of these new pieces seem to be really geared towards addressin...

by Taylor Killian 0
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Oh wait, I meant DON'T cut the blue wire.

Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes: A Bomb Diffusal Game

The Global Game Jam went down last week, and when you get enough crazy people in a room together, madness is to be the only outcome. Which brings us to Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, a co-op game where a player attempts to disarm a bomb as guided by someone who can't see anything they are doing. And if you don't think that's the greatest video game title in the history of time then you would be only lying to yourself.

by Nick Puleo 2
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It's like a pro-sports free agent signing

Legendary DOOM Programmer and id Co-Founder Joins Oculus Rift

John Carmack is a monster name in the gaming industry. He's a pioneer, a legend. John co-founded id software and help create such games as Wolfenstein 3D, DOOM, QUAKE and many others. He's been a driving force in gaming for over 25 years, specifically in the area of 3D. So perhaps it shouldn't surprise us that he's leaving id Software to help with what foks are saying is the future of 3D gaming - the Oculus Rift.

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