Co-Optimus Feed for Co-Op videogame news for .Metal Slug A custom RSS feed on co-op gaming for: Co-Op videogame news for .Metal Slug http://www.co-optimus.com en-us http://www.co-optimus.com/images/cooplogo.pngCo-Optimushttp://www.co-optimus.com Classic Metal Slug Coming to Steam This MonthChristopher Metz

One of our staff's personal favorite arcade games, Metal Slug, is finally getting a port to the PC this coming June 26th. Online two-player co-op has replaced the local co-op many veteran gamers know and love. If we could compare this classic to some modern titles, Mercenary Kings or Shoot Many Robots would be prime examples. Without Metal Slug, these two titles and many other might not even exist today. Thanks to DotEmu for bringing this original classic to the modern age, and with online co-op!

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NEOGEO Station Chugging Onto Playstation NetworkMarc Allie

The NEOGEO system was quite popular in arcades in the 1990s.  Though renowned for a slew of great fighting games like Samurai Showdown and King of Fighters, some excellent co-op titles were available on the platform as well.  Later this month, NEOGEO Station is coming to the Playstation Network, bringing classic NEOGEO titles to your console or handheld. 

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Suppose for a moment that you could go back a decade in time.  The original Playstation is achieving popularity, and the Nintendo 64 is still new.  The Xbox and its successor won't be available for years.  If you were to walk into an arcade, you wouldn't see many DDR machines yet, but there would be dozens of fighters.  Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, and Killer Instinct ruled the day.  One on one fighting was by far the most popular genre, but there were a few notable exceptions that featured co-opgameplay.  One of those, a fondly remembered classic, one that spawned several sequels, was Metal Slug.  

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