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Beyond Co-Op: July 1st through July 7th, 2012

Look beyond co-op this week and peak the future

It’s Saturday and that can only mean one thing, a lie in!  It also means that you get your regular fix of non co-op news from Co-Optimus.  This week, have a gander at the Assassin's Creed 3 Limited Edition, sigh as a Beatle writes music for Bungie and witness the birth of a FPS based in the Walking Dead universe.


Assassin's Creed 3 Limited Edition

Announced exclusively for North and Latin America, the Assassin's Creed 3 limited edition will enable you to increase your collection of dust gathering statues and fake flags.  Available via GameStop, Amazon.com, Best Buy, Target and Wal-Mart, for $119.99 the pack includes:

A 9.44 inch figurine featuring Connor "poised to strike with tomahawk and hidden blade."
Embroidered 28x48 inch colonial flag.
3x3.25 inch metal belt buckle.

Source:  Assassin's Creed Wiki


Ex-Beatle Writes for Ex-Halo Developers

2012 is going to officially be called Paul McCartney Year here in Britain after his off pitch performance at the Queen's Jubilee and his role in this year's Closing Ceremony for the Olympics.  If you cannot get enough of this man on the run, a recent tweet confirms that he is writing some music for the upcoming game by former Halo developers Bungie.

The writer of such classics as We All Stand Together with The Frog Chorus had this to say:

I'm really excited to be working on writing music with @bungie, the studio that made Halo.

Crikes!  Let's hope he is able to write his first decent song since the early 70s.

Source: Eurogamer


Shoot First ask Questions Later - Walking Dead FPS announced 

With the Telltale's Walking Dead adventure game doing well on download platforms, the rational things to do would be produce more of them.  Activision are anything but rational so they have announced a First Person Shooter based on the zombie lovin' franchise.

Terminal Reality are on development duties and the game is planned for a 2013 release on PS3, 360 and PC. 

Source: CVG