Family friendly co-op games are often tough to come by, traditionally relegated to the LEGO series. But today we've got a brand new release for a brand new children's series on Disney Junior called Gigantosaurus.
NEXT Studios have launched a two player co-op platformer this week on Steam called Biped. The family friendly game is perfect for your quarantine couch or online co-op adventures while you ride out the COVID-19 wave.
Streets of Rage 4 is still schedule to launch this Spring, and with it the continuation of one of the greatest co-op series of all time. While the game was famous for its overall gameplay, lasting visuals, and co-op goodness - it's the music that has stuck with the series over the years. Today the game's publisher has unveiled all that is going into the soundtrack.
Locke and Nick take have take to the stars to live out their dream of moving out of the basement and into their own place. Unfortunately they couldn't afford a classy space apartment and instead have to deal with an infestation of dirty aliens while remembering to provide all the comforts of life - like a microwave.
Out of nowhere, PlatinumGames announced they would like to bring their sleeper hit from 2013, The Wonderful 101, back from the WiiU grave where it was laid to rest (alongside the console). With a successful Kickstarter campaign to back it that currently sits at over $1,700,000 with an original goal of $50,000, the game is officially returning to Nintendo via the Switch come May 19th, 2020. The game may well find its way to other consoles, as the Kickstarter campaign also exceeded the $250,000 and $500,000 stretch goals are to get the game to Steam and PlayStation 4, respectively.
Knights and Bikes, the adorable hand-painted, cooperative, action-adventure game from Foam Sword, is riding from its PC and PlayStation 4 roots out onto the portable Nintendo Switch today. The game can be played in both single player and co-op, so whether you want to grab a friend (and your pet goose) as you head out, or if you prefer to stay solo, Knights and Bikes is ready to roll.
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has yet to receive a release date, but the newest trailer (below) does an impeccable job of showcasing the warm, family-friendly fun that comes with LEGO; both the games and the plastic toys themselves. Although the trailer is light on gameplay, the finished product will likely be full of memorable moments to be had as it will encompass the main nine Star Wars films in digital plastic form across PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 when it comes out later in 2020.
If you’ve been waiting for an update to your favorite Hell-ravaging shooter from the 1990’s, now is your time! Whether you prefer 1993 original DOOM or its 1994 sequel, DOOM II, both games have been re-released on modern consoles and received a new quality-of-life update that brings the framerate up to a smooth, modern 60 frames per second (FPS). Along with this aesthetic change, the update has brought the ability to quick save your progress and play community-created content and add-ons. This content is available now wherever you own the DOOM and DOOM II re-releases.
There is a third entry in the Cook, Serve, Delicious series - appropriately named Cook, Serve, Delicious! 3?! - making its way onto the PC in just a couple weeks via Early Access on Steam and GOG.com. The title will eventually see a full release on that platform as well as Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, but if you just can't wait to man your own food truck and start cooking with a buddy, then you'll want to set a reminder on your device of choice for January 29, 2020.
With the hustle and bustle that comes with last few months of the year, there are cases where good co-op games slip under our radar. Children of Morta absolutely falls into this category. Fortunately, we took some time this past Monday to rectify that and if you haven't checked out this action-RPG rogue-lite, then now's a good time for you to rectify it as well.
Gears 5 kicked off its second “Operation” (i.e., season) last month, called “Operation: Free For All.” The Title Update 3 brought a slew of bug fixes, maps, and the new Free For All PvP mode to the game, but that’s not all we got for December. Much like in real life, Christmas came upon us and the COGs faster than we had anticipated and with it came some holiday-themed content for Gears 5 in the form of the annual Gearsmas event.
Team17 and Ghost Town Games have added some free content to the wonderful world of Overcooked! 2. If you're looking to get into the holiday mood with some mince pies and Christmas puddings, then you might want to fire up the game and enjoy the free "Winter Wonderland" update, which was released just a couple days ago.
Not too long ago, keen observers noticed an interesting bullet point on the official Luigi's Mansion 3 website just prior to its release. Specifically, that "paid DLC will come to Luigi's Mansion 3 in the future, adding new content to the ScareScraper and ScreamPark multiplayer modes." However, no other information was offered. Earlier this week, Nintendo finally revealed what that content will entail, and how much it will cost.