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Chariot drags the dead to PS4 next week

Chariot, Frima Studio's cooperative platformer, will launch on PS4 next week. The game will arrive on Tuesday, September 30 in North America for $14.99, though European players will have to wait until October 22 to dig into the game. The platformer has two local players (or one solo player) working...

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Well, this is weird

Push Me Pull You is a wrestling game mashed up with a ball game and presented in four-player local co-op, with two players controlling one snake-like, two-headed humanoid creature. Maybe we're better off letting Australian developer House House describe it: "Connected at the waist, you and your...

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Splatoon to offer two-squid local multiplayer

Nintendo's colorful third-cephalo-person shooter Splatoon will include a local multiplayer mode for two players, the developer recently clarified. The game's producer, Hisashi Nogami explained to GameRant at E3 that Splatoon will include both a single-player mode and also a "one-on-one multiplayer...

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ZombiU developer video decomposes multiplayer mode

We provided a brief run-down of ZombiU's multiplayer mode in our review of the game – we were pretty enamored with it, as you can read here – but Ubisoft wants to be sure you really get it. The dev team describes how mulitplayer works in ZombiU with the above video, breaking down the...

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IndieCade at E3: Hokra, a minimalist sports game with huge appeal, equal barriers

Of all the games littering the IndieCade floor at E3, just one of them truly belonged there in a way that the others just couldn't touch: Ramiro Corbetta's Hokra. It wasn't necessarily flashier, prettier or more famous than any of the other titles, but it was a game made for public exhibitions...

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Ubisoft addresses lack of split-screen co-op in Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

Living-room soldiers looking to team up with a real-life buddy for some Ghost Recon: Future Soldier couch co-op may be sorely disappointed once they discover that split-screen multiplayer doesn't exist for the game's campaign mode, despite various online retailers (including Ubisoft's own UbiShop)...

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Surprise: XBLA Minecraft's split-screen multiplayer requires HDTV

Split-screen multiplayer in the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft requires an HDTV connection, but the game's description on the Xbox Live Marketplace website fails to note this necessity. Minecraft's description on XBLA does list "HDTV 720p" under the "Local Capabilities" details, but that generally...

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VVVVVV dev releases cerebral, really local-multiplayer title, At a Distance

Terry Cavanagh, developer of indie frustration machine VVVVVV, has released a new game that encourages intense, quasi-telepathic local multiplayer, titled At a Distance. The game is available for download on Windows and Mac for free, but make sure to read the installation instructions before...

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The Joystiq Indie Pitch: Hidden in Plain Sight

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 at Joystiq believe no one deserves to starve, and many indie developers are entitled to a...

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