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Resogun co-op trailer has twice the ships, twice the explosions

We called Resogun "a smart, merciless little shooter" in our four-star review, but did you know that it's also a smart, merciless little shooter that can be enjoyed in online co-op mode? Yes, with another ship at your side, the fun can be doubled. You can get a taste for co-op thanks to the...

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Dead Rising 3 networking suffered with more than two players

It's not that Xbox One launch game Dead Rising 3 can't support more than two players in online co-op, but during some "rough tests," developer Capcom Vancouver found it be too stressful on the network connection. "Obviously we'd like to have three players, four players, more players, and we did...

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Here's how Knack's two-player co-op works

PS4 launch title Knack will feature local co-op support, allowing another player to jump in and control titular hero Knack's companion and helper, Robo Knack. Using a DualShock 4 controller or Remote Play through a PS Vita, this second player can use Robo Knack to pummel baddies or support Knack...

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How Super Mario 3D World masks co-op in chaos

For the meticulous player who takes pride in the unblinking, unfaltering dash through a gauntlet of precipitous drops and spinning spikes, multiplayer is probably the worst thing to happen to Mario. As with New Super Mario Bros. Wii, you're often foiled by those you would call friends in Super...

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Friends unite and take down psychos in Dead Rising 3

Capcom has confirmed online co-op will return for Dead Rising 3 when it launches this November on Xbox One. Protagonist Nick can be joined by big rig driver Dick (yes, Nick and Dick), and travel freely in Los Perdidos, together or independently. In past games, partners were limited to exploring the...

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NBA 2K14 Crews mode offers three and five-person team play

2K Sports recently revealed a few more details for NBA 2K14's Crews mode. In the mode, which was announced to return in NBA 2K14 in August, players create teams with custom jersey and logo options, inviting friends to join with their created athletes for online play against other teams. After a...

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Tetrapulse uses health as ammo, punishes players that go solo

Developer The Amiable is looking for $15,000 on Kickstarter to fund Tetrapulse, a cooperative PC, Mac and Linux game that uses players' health pools as ammo and requires everyone to work together, or else. Each team must protect the Hearthstone – the source of life and, therefore, ammo...

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Splinter Cell: Blacklist crosses out local co-op on Wii U

Splinter Cell: Blacklist will not feature an offline co-op component on Wii U. Producer Liu Jun has confirmed the news with NintendoLife, citing the pressure to ship the Wii U version alongside other platforms as the reason behind the missing feature. "In order to ship at the same time as the...

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Splinter Cell: Blacklist co-op developer diary works together

This developer diary video for Splinter Cell: Blacklist explores the characters that players can use in the game's co-op missions. The game is coming to Wii U, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC on August 20....

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Tiny Brains is first project from former Assassin's Creed, Dead Space devs

Tiny Brains is the first game coming from a new Montreal-based developer called Spearhead Games, made up of developers from popular franchises like Assassin's Creed, Dead Space, and Army of Two. Developers Simon Darveau (who served as design director on Assassin's Creed 3), Malik Boukhira, and...

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