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No release date, but at least we know when we can preorder it

Arcade1Up Announces Preorder Date for X-Men Home Arcade Cabinet

Arcade1Up is a company that releases 3/4-scale arcade cabinets for home use. At E3 2021, the company promised a Turtles in Time cabinet for later this year. Today, Arcade1Up also announced a preorder date for a previously announced cabinet: Konami's X-Men. The 4-player arcade cabinet will also include two Avengers games, making it an excit...

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Two stylish beat 'em ups to come, one with online co-op!

WayForward Announces River City Girls 2 and River City Girls Zero

During Limited Run Games' LRG3 2021 E3 event, WayForward Technologies announced both a prequel and a sequel to its stellar co-op beat 'em up, River City Girls. The aptly named River City Girls 2 will introduce 2-player online co-op, whereas River City Girls Zero is the English version of a classic Japanese game. Both tit...

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Team up with friends to fight Deadites

'Evil Dead: The Game' Gameplay Revealed, Coming This Year

While there have been several games based on the Evil Dead film series over the years, Evil Dead: The Game from Boss Team Games and Saber Interactive is the first to let players team up to fight Deadites cooperatively. At E3, we got our first look at the horror-themed gameplay of this upcoming title for Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, and PC.

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Here's hoping Master Chief and friends avoid further setbacks

Halo Infinite and Free PvP Mode are Due in Holiday 2021

Halo Infinite, the sequel to the slightly disappointing Halo 5, has seen a somewhat turbulent development period, with a lackluster reception to last year’s preview, a release date delay to 2021, and the departure of several key staff members. The Microsoft and Bethesda Games Showcase recently provided a welcome update on the game, which is now set to arrive in two parts this holiday season.

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10 exciting co-op games and updates coming to Xbox and Windows

Every Co-Op Game Announced at the Microsoft and Bethesda Showcase

E3 2021 is the first E3 since Microsoft acquired Bethesda, and today’s Microsoft and Bethesda Games Showcase is the first joint E3 press conference from the two companies. The 90-minute event revealed a number of new and previously announced games that will be coming to Xbox and PC in 2021 and 2022. Naturally, we’re most psyched for the 10 co-op games featured in the showcase.

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More co-op arcade cabinets will be coming home - for a price

Arcade1Up announces Turtles in Time and Capcom home arcade cabinets

Arcade1Up has made it possible for nostalgic gamers to build their own arcades at home thanks to its ever-growing line of 3/4-scale arcade cabinets. Today, the company announced a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time cabinet as well as the Street Fighter II Big Blue Arcade Machine, which counts a handful of co-op classics among its roster.

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Prepare to co-op loot shoot in a whole new realm

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands will spin-off from Borderlands in 2022

The Borderlands series has always featured a post-apocalyptic-ish science fiction setting, but that will be changing when Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands comes to town. 2K and Gearbox have announced the new standalone spin-off game for an early 2022 release on Xbox, PlayStation, and PC. Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands will feature a pen-and-paper fantasy role-playing theme, character creation, and, of course, 4-player co-op.

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But new screenshots!

Valheim's Hearth and Home Update now Q3 2021

Valheim's popularity has certainly caught a lot of people by surprise. Developer Iron Gate is included in that list. With the influx of over 6 million players since the game hit early access in February, there's been a need to know "what's next?" But that influx shed light on several issues the game has had and the small studio of less than ten developers focused on making the game right instead of providing new content.

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Enjoy futuristic co-op in this new PSO for the modern era

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis arrives on Xbox and PC

First announced during the Xbox Showcase event last year, SEGA’s new MMO is finally here. Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is the sequel to PSO2, taking place a thousand years in the future and featuring vastly improved graphics, improved storytelling, and open-world battlefields. It’s now available as a free download on Xbox, Windows 10, and Steam.

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Team up to save Voxel Earth from blocky aliens’ attack

Earth Defense Force: World Brothers Co-Op Review

Earth Defense Force games have traditionally been M-rated affairs, if only because the giant insect and frog enemies spray lots of goopy blood when shot. Earth Defense Force: World Brothers, the new spin-off game from Yuke’s and D3 Publisher, is a more family-friendly entry that trades in low-budget but realistic visuals for colorful and bloc...

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