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The Co-Op Release Alert for the Week of 10.15.2012
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The Co-Op Release Alert for the Week of 10.15.2012

What do jetpacking chickens, dancing time travelers, grotesque portable horrors, and headless kamikaze bombers have in common? Other than being awesome? They're all coming to your friendly neighborhood game systems this week. 


Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken (PC) This side scrolling shooter tells the story of Hardboiled Chicken and his struggle against evil penguin overlords. There is also a cooperative campaign featuring six budgie commandos. Birds with guns. 2 player local co-op


Dance Central 3 (360) Grab a friend and travel through time to different decades. Rock the dance floor in one of the best Kinect franchises. Booties be shaking.  2 player local co-op

Silent Hill: Book of Memories (VITA) Co-op action comes to Silent Hill in this new handheld experience. This new title feels more like a dungeon crawler than a survival horror game. It could be an interesting take on the Silent Hill universe. Dual wield hammers.   4 player online co-op


Serious Sam 3: BFE (XBLA) Paint your screen red with the latest entry in the Serious Sam franchise. It's bloody, loud, and obnoxious. Crank some metal and shred aliens with advanced weaponry. Hell, you can even tear them apart with your bare hands. Eye heart melee. 2 player local co-op, 4 player online co-op

The following games are the retail releases of the week, complete with Amazon links.

007 Legends (360, PS3)
DOOM 3 BFG Edition (360, PS3, PC)
Dance Central 3 (360)
Jeopardy (360, PS3)
Mugen Souls (PS3)
Rocksmith Guitar and Bass (PC, 360, PS3)
Rollercoaster Tycoon (3DS)
Silent Hill: Book of Memories (Vita)
Wheel of Fortune (360, PS3)
Zumba Fitness Core (Wii, 360)

If we missed anything, be sure to include it in the comments section.