This week on the co-op front we have some handhelds I should have mentioned last week, sorry. We also have some masked mercs and a dose of indie randomness.
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (3DS) It's a Pokemon game, which means more money for Nintendo, right? I missed out on this whole trend. I asked DJ, a younger member of the Co-Optimus staff, to sum it up. He tells me it's "rogue-like lite," whatever that means. There are randomly created dungeons and Pokemon. Buy it. 4 player local co-op
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) DJ tells me this game is a "fun exploration adventure." Jeez, DJ, that's the most generic thing I ever heard. Blind ghosts with a flashlight and then suck them up with a vacuum. Co-op takes place in a separate mode called ScareScraper. 4 player local co-op, 4 player online co-op
Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel (PS3,360) Salem and Rios may have been replaced with Alpha and Bravo, but the Bro-force is strong with this one. Cooperatively open doors, hoist each other to new levels, create matching masks, and flank and kill your enemies. Unleash hell with Overkill mode. 2 player local co-op, 2 player online co-op
Terraria (PSN) It's like a 2D Minecraft with more RPG elements. Of course there's digging. Lots and lots of digging. 4 player local co-op, 8 player online co-op
Terraria (XBLA) Same as above, less Station, more Box.
Below you'll find Amazon links for the bigger releases of the week. As always, if we missed something, please let us know in the comments section.
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
WRC 3 - FIA World Rally Championship 2012 (PS3)
Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel (360, PS3)
Bioshock Infinite (360, PS3, PC)
Final Fantasy XI: Seekers of Adoulin (360)
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (3DS)
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 (360, PS3)