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Snapshot: A Virus Named Tom (PC)

There are so many games out there we couldn't possibly review them all. Welcome to Snapshot, where we highlight games that might fall outside our usual coverage but are still something we think you should know about. Today: A Virus Named Tom for PC. A Virus Named Tom developer Tim Keenan of Misfits...

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The Joystiq Indie Pitch: Wyv and Keep

Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative, but also misunderstood, underfunded and more prone to writing free-form poetry on their LiveJournals. We believe they deserve a wider audience with the Joystiq Indie Pitch: This week, the happy crew...

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Spec Ops: The Line updated with co (spec)-op

Today, you and a friend can confront the grim reality of war together! 2K Games announced a free update for the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC versions of Spec Ops: The Line that adds a cooperative multiplayer game mode for two players. As usual, expect the PS3 version to be available sometime today,...

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Co-opinion: XCOM: Enemy Unknown multiplayer

Richard Mitchell: So Alexander and I got a chance to try out the XCOM: Enemy Unknown multiplayer mode at Gamescom. Both of us played single-player before, so we had some idea of what we were getting into – but multiplayer is an entirely different beast. Using a pool of points, players...

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Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition has cross-platform playability

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition will support cross-platform co-op, allowing the iPad to function with Android, Mac and PC, creative director Trent Oster has tweeted. This augments news of multiplayer functionalities first reported in March. To be precise: "#bgee will have co-op multiplayer and will...

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Assassin's Creed 3 multiplayer trailer sneaks out

A new trailer for Assassin's Creed 3 multiplayer was posted on GameTrailers yesterday. Apparently it wasn't quite ready for prime time, as it was quickly taken down – but not quickly enough to keep it off YouTube. The trailer is framed as a commercial for Animus technology, created by the...

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Anomaly: Warzone Earth marches to PSN with local co-op support

No platform is safe, as 11 bit studios has announced the PS3 is the latest to get Anomaly: Warzone Earth. The new addition for the PS3 port is local co-op play, allowing one player to act as the strategist and one to act as the unit commander. See it in action in the video above. Anomaly: Warzone...

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Orcs Must Die 2 unlocks free co-op 'Classic mode' for owners of first game

We've known Robot Entertainment planned to offer goodies in Orcs Must Die 2 to those who purchased the original on Steam, and today the developer revealed specifics on those incentives. A special Classic mode will be available to those people, featuring ten levels from the original game available...

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Epic's Fortnite is a 'fresh and bubbly' co-op survival sandbox game

Epic Games kicked off our experience at Comic-Con this year with a panel about Fortnite, the oft-mentioned but not yet seen game that serves as the studio's followup to Gears of War. Producer Tanya Jessen, Lead Artist Pete Ellis, and Design Director Cliff Bleszinski talked at length about the game,...

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The Last of Us multi isn't campaign co-op

The multiplayer portion of The Last of Us will not be campaign co-op, Naughty Dog recently told Gaming Examiner. The possibility of cooperative play hasn't been ruled out entirely, as the developer noted, "We're not ready to talk about the details of how multiplayer will be implemented, however we...

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