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The games are available to preorder buy themselves or in a bundle.

Brazilian Co-op Platformers 'Goroons' and 'IIN' Migrating to Xbox in August

Back in 2018, Brazilian indie developer Epopeia Games released a pair of puzzle platformers on Steam: Goroons and IIN. Both games support local co-op, but they look and play quite differently from each other. Console gamers will now have the chance to experience Epopeia's brand of cooperative gameplay when Goroons and IIN launch on Xbox on August 5, both as solo releases and as a bundle.

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Become an alien creature or ride around on one in this upcoming action RPG.

'Coridden' Steam Demo Lets Players Become the Monsters They Defeat

There are lots of Diablo-looking action RPGs in the world today, so how do you make your new game stand out? Local co-op is a good step, but co-op's no rarity either. What if the players could turn from guys into animals and ride each other around, though? Now we're talking! That's Coridden, an upcoming Steam game from Aftnareld, which is totally the name of a company, so don't even ask. The game won't be out until next year, but you can try the demo right now.

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Guard the family jewels - this brawler means business.

Classic Konami Beat 'em Up Vendetta Now Available on PlayStation and Switch

Japanese publisher Hamster is best known for porting numerous classic arcade games to PlayStation and Nintendo Switch (plus some NeoGeo games on Xbox). The Arcade Archives series makes it possible to play dozens of games from yesteryear, many of which have never been released on consoles before. The latest Arcade Archives release is Konami's Vendetta, the sequel to Crime Fighters.

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Console gamers will finally be able to team up and conquer maps together.

Fort Triumph Preparing to Triumph on Consoles on August 13

After enjoying a period of Early Access, the Steam version of All In! Games' Fort Triumph launched in full early last year. A turn-based tactics game, it won us over with its environmental activity and decent local co-op. Console gamers will soon be able to get in on the strategic fun when Fort Triumph heads to Xbox, PlayStation, and Switch in August.

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Soon, all Tetris Effects will be connected.

Tetris Effect: Connected New Platforms and Cross-Play Launch Date Revealed

The Tetris Effect: Connected Beta Test just wrapped up last week, providing the developers and publisher Enhance with useful cross-play data. While Xbox and Windows 10 gamers have been enjoying the 'Connected' version of Tetris Effect for almost a year now, players on other platforms have had to wait. The wait will soon come to an end, as Tetris Effect: Connected will officially launch on PlayStation and Steam on August 18, with cross-play coming to all versions simultaneously.

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Try the Samurai before you buy, and don't ask why.

Samurai Warriors 5 Demo Now Available on Consoles and PC

Samurai Warriors 5, the latest installment in Koei Tecmo's long-running feudal Japan-based hack and slash series, launches on July 27. Waiting can be tough, though, especially given that fans have already been waiting seven years since Samurai Warriors 4 (we won't count the iterations on 4).  To tide us over until then, Koei Tecmo has kindly released a free trial version on all major platforms. Making it even more of a must-download, progress in the demo will carry over to the full game.

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Get ready to divide platforming and puzzle tasks between your team.

Puzzle Platformer 'Toodee and Topdee' Landing on Steam in August

Toodee and Topdee is the first Steam release from 2-man indie developer Diet Zribi. A challenging and colorful platformer, the game involves switching back and forth between a flat 2D perspective and an angled 2.5 view. Each of the protagonists can only move around in one perspective or another, making the game perfect for local co-op play. It will arrive on Steam on August 4.

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Find out when and how to get in on the early access open beta action.

'Back 4 Blood' Spills Its Guts with PC Trailer and New Open Beta Details

Back 4 Blood, sequel to the little-known "Back 3 Blood" (not really), is only a few months away from release. Turtle Rock Studios' spiritual successor to Left 4 Dead promises lots of co-op zombie-slaying thrills when it arrives in October. Before then, an open beta will take place in August. In the meantime, today's new PC trailer provides plenty of savory footage to salivate over while the days of the calendar slowly pass by.

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New name, new release date, same co-op game

Rainbow Six Extraction Gets Pushed to January 2022

Rainbow Six Extraction, the co-op title that started as a spin-off mode for the popular competitive FPS Rainbow Six Siege, has gotten pushed back a little bit. During E3 last month, Ubisoft announced that the game - which was previously known as Rainbow Six Quarantine, and Rainbow Six Parasite before that - would launch on September 16 this year. A few days ago, though, Ubisoft announced that they would need just a little more time to get it done.

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Repair the robot, build the warhead, and close the portal.

How to Unlock the Robot in the 'Mauer der Toten' Zombies Map of COD: Black Ops Cold War

The latest Zombies map to be added to Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is called 'Mauer der Toten,' meaning "Wall of the Dead." The Black Ops Cold War Zombies maps are surprisingly story-heavy, and this one sees the members of peacekeeping force Requiem forced to build a warhead to close the Dark Aether portal that was opened in Berlin by traitorous scientist Aleksandra Valentina. We played several co-op games on 'Mauer der Toten,' and we even found out how to unlock the robot, Klaus.

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Play as goofy characters and shoot down goofy foes.

Q-Yo Blaster Co-op Review

The shoot ‘em up genre has been around for almost as long as video games have existed. Whereas many shmups are deadly serious, there are also a fair number of humorous ones like Parodius, Cho Aniki, and Freedom Finger. Another such game has just arrived on Xbox after first launching on Steam and Switch: Q-Yo Blaster from Team Robot Black Hat ...

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Space zombie invasion pushed back till next year

Warhammer 40,000: Darktide Now Scheduled for Spring 2022

In this post-Left 4 Dead 2 world, numerous clones and spiritual successors like the upcoming Back 4 Blood and Evil Dead: The Game are left to make up for the absence of an official L4D sequel. Warhammer: Vermintide 2 from Fatshark is the best of what's actually out right now, so we're naturally looking forward to the sequel/spin-off Warhammer 40,000: Darktide. Unfortunately, we'll need to wait a while longer because Darktide's release has been delayed to 2022.

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