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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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From the creative minds of former Riot dev Dr Kimberly Voll and ex-Valve writer Chet Faliszek

Co-Op Sci-Fi FPS The Anacrusis Arrives This Fall

We're still getting caught up on some of the news and game announcements from E3 and Keighley's Summer Game Fest, and one title that sounds very promising for all us Left 4 Dead fans is The Anacrusis, the first game from new development studio Stray Bombay. The studio was co-founded by Dr Kimberly Voll and Chet Faliszek, who have plenty of experience betwixt them, and in an interview back in 2019 when the studio was first announced, Chet said "we wanted to start a studio that made co-op games."

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From action-platformers to a survival sim with befriended monsters

E3 and Summer Game Fest 2021: Co-Op Titles You May Have Missed

E3 2021 has come and gone, and the Summer Game Fest is still kind of going, but in the flurry of news and excitement over big name titles coming out in the next year or two, there are always a few that slip by. Here's a quick round-up of some co-op titles to keep an eye on as time marches inexorably onwards.

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Finally, monkey balls will work together toward a common goal

'Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania' Coming in October, Promises Co-Op

Sega's path to reviving its Super Monkey Ball series is the path of the remaster. First, Super Money Ball: Banana Blitz rolled in for a moderate reception in 2019. Now, Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania promises to collect the stages from the first three Super Monkey Ball games and add 4-player local co-op to the mix. Given the volume of content and the fact that it's coming to all major platforms, that's possibly even more exciting than a new game.

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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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