Welcome to Beyond Co-op, the weekend piece that gathers up some of the more interesting non-co-op news from around the industry. This weekend is full of S’s between Season updates, Sony announcing it’s March line-up for PS Plus, and Swords and Soldiers II announced for the WiiU.
- Walking Dead Season 2 Continues Next Week
- Sony Reveals a Kickin’ Line-up for March PS Plus in North American
- Swords and Soldiers II Announced for the WiiU
Walking Dead Season 2 Continues Next Week
If you’re anxiously following Clem’s story in Season 2 of Telltale’s excellent adventure game, the Walking Dead, then great news: Episode 2 will be released next week. Entitled A House Divided, the episode will be released Tuesday, April 4th on PC, PS3, and Mac. Dates for Xbox 360 and iOS are still to be announced, but it will likely be quite soon. Additionally, Season 2 of the Walking Dead will be making its debut on the PS Vita at the end of March, will both Episode 1 and 2 launching at the same time.
Sony Reveals a Kickin’ Line-up for March PS Plus in North America
Not only will North America’s March line-up for PS Plus include some sweet co-op titles (Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition for the PS4, Unit 13 for the Vita, and Monster Hunter: Freedom Unite for the Vita), but it will also highlight last year’s successful reboot, Tomb Raider. Also to be featured in March are Thomas Was Alone and Lone Survivor: the Director’s Cut, both on the PS3. Once again, Sony impresses with its monthly titles for PS Plus.
Source:: Playstation Blog
Swords and Soldiers II Announced for the WiiU
Ronimo Games, knowns for Swords and Soldiers as well as their MOBA Awesomenauts, announced this past week that they’re developing Swords and Soldiers II for the WiiU. Swords and Soldiers II will continue on with Redbeard and his viking crew, launching them on a brand new adventure. Like the first game, released in 2009, the sequel will also be a side-scrolling strategy game. Not much else has been revealed currently, but Ronimo has disclosed that more details will be revealed at the Game Developer’s Conference and the game will be available to play at PAX East this April.
Source: Press Release email
That about wraps up this installment of Beyond Co-Op. What non-co-op industry news did you find exciting this week? As always, let us know in the comments below!