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by Paul Acevedo 0
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We look at the recent game announcements for Sega's upcoming mini consoles.

Co-op Analysis of the Sega Genesis Mini 2 and Mega Drive Mini 2 Software Lineups

When Sega announced the Mega Drive Mini 2 for the Japanese market at the beginning of June, we wondered when an announcement for the American market would be coming. That finally happened, as the Sega Genesis Mini 2 is now official and already available for preorder! The Genesis Mini 2 and Mega Drive Mini 2 will each have shared and unique games, including co-op classics like Rolling Thunder 2 (US) and Final Fight CD (Japan).

by Paul Acevedo 0
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  • nintendo switch
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The Ninja Warriors is one of many arcade ports that will come on the mini console.

Sega Announces 11 More Games for Mega Drive Mini 2, Plus a Flight Stick

Earlier this month, Sega announced the Mega Drive Mini 2 for the Japanese market. The new mini console will feature over 50 games, 20 of which will be Mega CD games. Excitement for this type of product largely depends on the included games, so Sega is announcing the Mega Drive 2 Mini's titles in batches. The latest batch of games includes the co-op classic The Ninja Warriors and several ports of arcade classics. Interestingly, an analog flight stick will be available for the Mega Drive Mini 2 as well.

by Paul Acevedo 0
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  • couch
New mini console will come with both cartridge and CD games.

Sega Announces Mega Drive Mini 2 for Japan, Will Include New Fantasy Zone

Today, Sega of Japan announced a new mini console, though it might not be the one that fans really wanted. The Mega Drive Mini 2 is a miniature version of the Mega Drive 2 (known as the Sega Genesis 2 in North America). It's not just a reskinned Mega Drive Mini, though: the new console will feature 50 games from both the Genesis and Sega CD lib...

by Perron Wiley 0
Video
  • nintendo
  • nintendo switch
I'm trying to contain myself

Nintendo Releases Video of New Console

Ladies and gentlemen, this is a pivotal moment in gaming that many of us have eagerly been waiting for. After over a year of vigorous rumor and speculation, light has finally been shed on a question that has showered discussion boards and plagued the minds of gamers everywhere: what is the Nintendo NX? Well folks, today we get a glimpse of Nintendo’s next generation console, simply named the Nintendo Switch.

by Taylor Killian 0
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The Littlest Console!

PlayStation TV Launches October 14th, Nearly 700 Games To Play

The PlayStation 4 isn't the only Sony product vying for space in your entertainment center. The PlayStation TV is slated for a North American release on October 14 for $99, and it's launching with a catalog of almost 700 games from all over Sony's lengthy gaming history. The little device can play Vita games, access PSOne Classics, stream using PS Now, and even delve into the realm of remote play for PS4 owners.

by Jason Love 4
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  • playstation 3
  • playstation 4
  • couch
  • online
Developers discuss how a controller changes the game

Diablo 3 Console Port Designed Around Controller Interaction

While there is quite a bit of buzz in the air today for Microsoft's big reveal of the next Xbox, Sony is working on putting out as much information as possible to get folks excited for the PlayStation 4. This includes discussion of the console port of the popular action-RPG, Diablo 3, which recently celebrated a year anniversary since it first saw release on the PC. A console port of the game seemed highly unlikely at first, despite the great deal of speculation, but along with the announcement of the PS4 came the bit of news that had thousands across the internet shouting "I KNEW IT!" This was immediately followed by a thousand more cynical statements of, "psh, it'll never work. PC MASTER RACE!"

by Eric Murphy 0
Editorial
They're coming, but what are they?

CCV: Next Gen Console Predictions

For February's Co-Optimus Community Voice, we want to hear what you have to say about all the console hubbub. What do you think about all the rumors circulating the web? What about your predictions? What will the consoles be named and what features/specs are we going to see? What features will help advance co-op gaming? Which console will be the most co-op friendly?

by Christopher Metz 0
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  • ipad

Beyond Co-Op - May 27th through June 2nd, 2012

Welcome to another installment of Beyond Co-Op, where we look "beyond co-op" and bring you some of the gaming news that doesn't necessarily revolve around cooperative play. This week, we have an assortment of topics and quotes that revolve around the event of E3 (not necessarily this one) and of the gaming industry’s predicted future.

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