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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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The number of fun-looking games in this almost makes you forget about the SNES Classic debacle

A Slew of Indie Titles Coming to the Switch This Year

Headed to Seattle today for PAX West? Wondering how to spend your evening before things kick off tomorrow? Well, maybe you should swing by the Museum of Pop Culture tonight at 8:30 pm PDT for the Nindies@Night event. Nintendo will have a number of indie titles for you to play, including some co-op games like WulverbladeHuntdown, and the newly announced action-RPG title from Inti Creates, Dragon Marked for Death.

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Dear aliens, please observe the following formalities when making a social call

Nighthaw-X3000's Protagonist Has a Message for Aliens

AAG Studio's forthcoming vertical scrolling shoot 'em up, Nighthaw-X3000, definitely has an '80s inspired feel to it, with its synthwave music to its neon visuals. However, its the game's protagonist, James Pilecki, that we're focusing on for the moment as he's got a message for the aliens invading Earth (and no, it'...

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Partnering with Coffee Stain Studios

Deep Rock Galactic Alpha Incoming

Coffee Stain Publishing have announced that they have partnered and purchased a stake of Ghost Ship Games. According to the press release Ghost Ship Games was founded by "industry veterans on a mission to create amazing co-op experiences." That's a studio we can get behind.  The first game for GSG is called Deep Rock Galactic and will be published by Coffee Stain Publishing.

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All proceeds go to charity

The Humble Freedom Bundle Supports America and Co-Op

The latest bundle on Humble Bundle is a bit different than previous affairs. While most bundles allow the buyer to mix their contributions up between a charity, the developers, and the store itself with a pay what you want transaction; the latest one is different. Instead all proceeds will go towards the following charities: The ACLU, Doctors without Borders, or The International Rescue Committee.

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Game developers may lose their studio, but they don't lose their spirit

Indie-Ana Co-Op and the Deep Rock Galactic Interview

After Microsoft Studios closed Lionhead and Press Play earlier this year, a few of the guys at Press Play decided to turn it into an opportunity to start their own company. Thus, Ghost Ship Games was born. The company has an intriguing motto ("Co-op First") and their first title, Deep Rock Galactic, has been pitched as...

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