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by Paul Acevedo 0
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Team up with friends to fry fish in this stellar shmup.

Dariusburst: Another Chronicle EX+ Co-op Review

Taito’s Darius series has always stood out from other shoot ‘em ups thanks to its unique sea life-themed enemy ships and memorable Zuntata soundtracks. A few years back, Dariusburst: Chronicle Saviours arrived on PlayStation and Steam, impressing fans with its 4-player co-op and ample gameplay modes. Now, the arcade follow-up Dariusburs...

by Locke Vincent 0
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Can you smell what Turtle Rock is cookin?

Back 4 Blood Co-Op Preview

Earlier this week we had the opportunity to check out Back 4 Blood, the latest from Turtle Rock Studios. During their sneak peek event we played through a PVP session and a lengthy co-op campaign. My initial thought was "how do you improve on a pillar of co-op gaming like Left 4 Dead?" After playing for a couple hours, I can say it has a lot of cool things going for it.

by Paul Acevedo 0
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This game belongs in your console, not a museum.

Strange Brigade Co-Op Review

Rebellion is best known for its Sniper Elite and Zombie Army series of third-person shooters, and yet, those aren’t the only shooters up the UK-based developer’s sleeve. Back in 2018, Rebellion released a sleeper hit known as Strange Brigade. This one combines the studio’s signature third-person cooperative shooting with ample amo...

by Paul Acevedo 0
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Team up to save Voxel Earth from blocky aliens’ attack

Earth Defense Force: World Brothers Co-Op Review

Earth Defense Force games have traditionally been M-rated affairs, if only because the giant insect and frog enemies spray lots of goopy blood when shot. Earth Defense Force: World Brothers, the new spin-off game from Yuke’s and D3 Publisher, is a more family-friendly entry that trades in low-budget but realistic visuals for colorful and bloc...

by Nick Puleo 0
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Looks can be deceiving

Earth Defense Force: World Brothers Eyes on Preview

There's been almost 10 Earth Defense Force games released since Earth Defense Force 2017 came out on the Xbox 360, but one thing has remained constant in the series - the sense of scale. That was the answer given by series creator and producer on Earth Defense Force: World Brothers, Nobuyuki Okajima. With the new game in the series departing from the more realistic look we saw in Earth Defense Force 5 it's good to know the soul is still in tact.

by Tally Callahan 0
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HyperX Blue Switches come to the tenkeyless version of the Alloy keyboard

HyperX Alloy Origins Core (with Blue Switches) Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Impressions

I’m a big proponent of HyperX’s Alloy mechanical keyboard line. Over almost five years, I’ve reviewed a lot of variants of the Alloy, and I’ve never come across one I haven’t been impressed by. A lot of this is probably because HyperX knows what they’re doing right with the Alloy, and new variants don’t dev...

by Nick Puleo 0
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We are now Officially Married

It Takes Two Co-Op Hands on Preview

Josef Fares of Hazelight Studios has two major releases under his belt, both focused on narrative gameplay featuring two major characters. While 2013's Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons was a single player affair except on Switch, 2018's A Way Out was a full on co-op experience for two players as they attempted to break out of a prison. Now Josef and Hazelight are back for something decidedly different and honestly, all together fresh for video games. 

by Jason Love 0
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A good mid-tier offering with a few drawbacks

ASTRO A20 Gen 2 Review

ASTRO debuted its first A20 (Gen 1) wireless headset three years ago as a mid-tier alternative to the pricier A50. As the gaming industry prepared for the launch of the current gen consoles (PS5 and Series X), so, too, did ASTRO; this past October they launched the Gen 2 version of the A20 wireless headset, which touts a couple new features over the Gen 1 while still maintaining that mid-tier pricing.

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