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Assassin's Creed considered co-op, but it 'didn't fit' the story

"Before we knew about the Desmond story and Animus link, we had a huge co-op component in there," Assassin's Creed 3 mission director Philippe Bergeron has revealed. "But it just became too hard to do: the engine couldn't support it, and then the metaphor we had above it didn't support it." It's...

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ZombiU co-op shelved early on, over 300,000 survivor deaths logged

We lauded the tense moment to moment survival of ZombiU play in our review, but some have criticized the game's lack of online co-op. Developer Ubisoft Montpellier says the idea was considered but scrapped fairly early into development. Producer Guillaume Brunier said "we thought we could not...

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Free Far Cry 3 'High Tides' co-op DLC reaches PS3's shores in January

Two additional Far Cry 3 co-op chapters will be available for download on PS3 starting in January and you won't even have to break out the metal detector. Titled Jailbreak and Redemption, these free DLC chapters will be exclusive to Sony's platform and document events following the conclusion of...

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Playing with age in Starbreeze's 'Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons'

"Nobody knows how to make a game yet," says film director Josef Fares, quickly clarifying his statement isn't an attack on the industry but a suggestion that game creation shouldn't be a set science. "It's still a time where we're open to experimentation," the international director adds. Born in...

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Super Mario 64 mod adds cooperative multiplayer

The hack seen in the above video delivers multiplayer options to Super Mario 64. Thanks to YouTube user Skelux, players that follow the given instructions to patch the Nintendo 64 game can enjoy local and online co-op throughout the entire classic adventure. For those disturbed by the obvious...

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PSA: Krater co-op, Mayhem MK13 DLC packs drop today

Krater's latest DLC is out today on Steam, and it's co-op-tastic. The co-op DLC is the first of three free packs, while the Mayhem MK13 character is $3. He's also ugly. But in a good way. We think. Check out the video above and screens below to decide for yourself....

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The Joystiq Indie Pitch: Party of Sin

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, Crankshaft...

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Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge to include playable Ayane, online co-op

Tecmo Koei introduced Dead or Alive/Ninja Gaiden mainstay supporting character Ayana as playable in Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge for the Wii U, in the only way it knows how: by first showing her getting a massage in the nude, and then ruthlessly slaughtering dozens and dozens of men, as seen in...

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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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