Welcome to Beyond Co-Op, a weekly piece that talks about industry stories that may or may not be related to co-op gaming.
The stories for this week:
-SSX: Deadly Descents Revealed
-Elder Scrolls: Skyrim Announced
-Quake 3 Arena Hits XBLA this Week
-Batman: Arkham City VGA Trailer
SSX: Deadly Descents Revealed
There hasn't been an SSX game since the first year the Wii was released - yes its been that long. What makes matters worse is THAT SSX title wasn't any good. Now we'll be getting the first next-gen SSX game, and it looks like its taking the series down a more realistic and deadly path. Players will be snowboarding down impossible mountains and climates like Mount Everest. Here's the trailer straight from the VGAs.
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Announced
I'm a long time fan of the Elder Scrolls series, my affliction for the game goes way bag to Daggerfall on the PC. Oblivion was a solid title that impressed us not only with visuals, but with an epic story and hours upon hours of gameplay. The next game has been announced, titled Skyrim, it looks to feature a focus on dragons. As of now the game is slated for and 11.11.11 release.
Quake 3 Arena Hits XBLA This Week
Quake 3 Arena has been slated to release on Xbox Live Arcade for quite some time, like...in 2007. The game will feature full 16 player multiplayer across 30 maps as well as single player support against bots. No price was given.
Source: Colony of Gamers
Batman: Arkham City Trailer
We've got the first meaty trailer for Batman: Arkham City - a game revealed at LAST YEARS VGAs. We've rumored the game to contain co-op play, but at this point, its still unconfirmed.