Co-Optimus Feed for Co-Op videogame news for articles tagged with video A custom RSS feed on co-op gaming for: Co-Op videogame news for articles tagged with video http://www.co-optimus.com en-us http://www.co-optimus.com/images/cooplogo.pngCo-Optimushttp://www.co-optimus.com Battleborn's 27th Playable Character RevealedJason Love

Aside from the character art and a brief blurb, not much else is known about Pendles. He apparently hails from the same planet, Akopos, as Alani and he likes to use kama. Also, assuming you didn't pick up the game's Season Pass, you'll unlock Pendles by spending 47,500 in-game credits, just like Alani.

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7 Days to Die Developer Interview Focuses on Console TransitionJason Love

The survival/zombie shooter 7 Days to Die will be arriving on the PlayStation 4 on June 28. That's right, in about a month you and your friends will be able to team up to gather supplies, build defenses, and kill zombies. How did developer Fun Pimps manage to bring such a title over to the console? Well let's let Iron Galaxy's...

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14228/7-days-to-die-developer-interview-focuses-on-console-transition.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14228/7-days-to-die-developer-interview-focuses-on-console-transition.html Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Eclipse DLC Now on PC and Xbox OneJason Love

Pardon our tardiness as we're getting caught up on some of the news from the past couple weeks. The Eclipse DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 arrived for the PC and Xbox One versions on May 19 and developer Treyarch released a new, extended trailer for the zombie campaign portion, "Zetsubou No Shima." The Eclipse...

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14225/call-of-duty-black-ops-3-eclipse-dlc-now-on-pc-and-xbox-one.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14225/call-of-duty-black-ops-3-eclipse-dlc-now-on-pc-and-xbox-one.html Battleborn Stream Recap - Mission 3 and Mission 7 Go Down for Double XPNick Puleo

We also take on Mission 3, and while not quite as dominating, we do a pretty solid job of wrapping that up. Best of all with our play is we earned double XP thanks to the current ongoing event which wraps up on the 25th of May.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14216/battleborn-stream-recap-mission-3-and-mission-7-go-down-for-double-xp.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14216/battleborn-stream-recap-mission-3-and-mission-7-go-down-for-double-xp.html Brut@l's Co-Op Mechanics DetailedJason Love

In the PS Blog post, producer Richard Wood answers all of these hot burning questions. Loot is not instanced per player so whatever drops is fair game. As the game supports local co-op only, though, presumably you and your buddy won't be fighting too much over who gets what. You're also free to drop items at any time for your friend, or even throw them at him or her. This sharing extends beyond just loot, too. When a player revives another player, the player that is doing the reviving shares their life with the player getting revived. So, if player one has 50 HP and revives player two, both will have 25 HP.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14215/brut-l-s-co-op-mechanics-detailed.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14215/brut-l-s-co-op-mechanics-detailed.html Top-Down Arena Shooter Tankr Headed to Steam in JuneJason Love

The big appeal to a game like this is attempting to best your friends in tank v tank combat, which can be done in preset levels and levels of your design with the map editor. However, four player local co-op is also support through the title's "campaign." I put that in quotes as the 100 levels of the campaign are more akin to challenges than any kind of story-based affair.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14214/top-down-arena-shooter-tankr-headed-to-steam-in-june.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14214/top-down-arena-shooter-tankr-headed-to-steam-in-june.html Puzzle Platformer Shift Happens Headed to Xbox OneJason Love

Most of the puzzles in Shift Happens revolve around you and your co-op partner shifting your sizes back and forth. It's an idea that appears to be similar to how Shiftlings operated, with the alien janitors in space suits that inflated and deflated being swapped out for sentient blobs. That's totally fine as far as I'm concerned as I feel you can never have too many co-op puzzle games.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14213/puzzle-platformer-shift-happens-headed-to-xbox-one.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14213/puzzle-platformer-shift-happens-headed-to-xbox-one.html Civilization VI Announced, Coming in OctoberJason Love

Polygon has a more in-depth article on the title that dives into some of the bigger changes that are on the way, such as city improvements getting placed around your city rather than a button to click and units stacking to form new units. It's certainly worth a read if you're into the franchise and curious what impact these changes will mean. For folks curious about the co-op side of things, however, there's not too much to go on.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14212/civilization-vi-announced-coming-in-october.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14212/civilization-vi-announced-coming-in-october.html Poe Dameron is First in Character Vignettes for LEGO Star WarsJason Love

It's rather impressive that they've gotten all the actors, particularly Harrison Ford, to record new dialogue specifically for this game. Most of the LEGO titles thus far have just gotten voice actors that can do a rough impression of the more well-known versions of the characters, so it's kind of cool to see somebody flexing some kind of development/publishing/licensing muscle to bring these folks in to do some VO work.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14209/poe-dameron-is-first-in-character-vignettes-for-lego-star-wars.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14209/poe-dameron-is-first-in-character-vignettes-for-lego-star-wars.html Latest ARK: Survival Evolved Patch Adds New Map, 100 Player ServersJason Love

On the Xbox One, the latest patch brings all of its content up-to-date with all of the content through patch v240 on the PC. It also fixes some bugs and memory crashes along with the Center map and the 100 player servers for that map. As far as the Center map itself is concerned, it is described as "a rich, hand-drawn Tolkien-esque aesthetic... filled with stunning lighting effects, lava rivers, giant picturesque mountains, misty floating islands, ancient underground ice caves, and more."

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14207/latest-ark-survival-evolved-patch-adds-new-map-100-player-servers.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14207/latest-ark-survival-evolved-patch-adds-new-map-100-player-servers.html Expansion Details Revealed for Homefront: The RevolutionJason Love

It seems Homefront: The Revolution will follow in the footsteps of many other titles and offer a combination of paid DLC expansions and free ones. The free ones will all be for the co-op Resistance Mode, adding more missions to the existing six. The first of these expansions will hit sometime next month.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14203/expansion-details-revealed-for-homefront-the-revolution.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14203/expansion-details-revealed-for-homefront-the-revolution.html Dead Effect 2 Stream Recap - How to Enable Co-OpNick Puleo

Right from the get go it's obvious Dead Effect 2 is a port of a mobile game, visual clues within the interface design and puzzles make calls for placing your finger on the screen and such. The game's core systems are clearly designed around a free to play model, but thankfully on the PC version, require no monetary output. 

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14197/dead-effect-2-stream-recap-how-to-enable-co-op.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/14197/dead-effect-2-stream-recap-how-to-enable-co-op.html Dead Effect 2 Available on PC, Coming to Consoles This SummerJason Love

Set aboard the ESS Meridian (a space ship), you're tasked with going aboard the vessel and finding out what happened to the ship and its crew. The game supports up to three players online throughout the game's 20 story missions, so you can grab a few friends to help you shoot all them undead. It also has some RPG mechanics, such as weapon and character upgrades, so your team can gear up to be the most efficient killing squad in all the galaxy.

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