Co-Optimus - Editorial - The Co-Op Games of 2010 Preview - Part 1

Squad 51 vs. the Flying Saucers

  • Couch Co-Op: 2 Players
  • + Co-Op Campaign

The Co-Op Games of 2010 Preview - Part 1 - Page 2

Dynasty Warriors Strike Force - 2/17/2010 (360/PS3)

Co-Op Four player online co-op through the campaign.

Dynasty Warriors Strike Force is a slight departure from the traditional formula of the Dynasty Warriors series. Featuring a stronger focus on fantasy, special spells and moves, and giant boss battles - Strike Force has four player cooperating online to level up their characters and unlock new content.

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Splinter Cell Conviction - 2/23/2010 (360/PC)

Co-Op: Two player unique campaign co-op (split/online), various four player online co-op modes.

Splinter Cell Conviction has had a long and arduous development process, but it looks like Sam Fisher is finally back in 2010. The co-op of the game follows agent Archer of Third Ecelon and agent Kestrel of Russian agency Voron. The short campaign is a prequel that sets up the single player story of Conviction. In addition to this two player co-op mode, super spies can enjoy a whole set of Deniable Ops online co-op modes for four players. Survival, Hunter, Infiltration and other game types are all on display.

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Command and Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight - 3/16/2010 (PC)

Co-Op: Two player online co-op campaign.

While Red Alert 3 introduced us to a co-op RTS, C&C 4 looks to take things to the next level. The entire campaign can be played in co-op with each player assuming the role of a commander like before. This time each player can choose a sub role of Attack, Defense or Support which unlocks specific units and abilities. All of this makes team work and communication even more crucial.

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