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  • EA admits to "pissing off a lot of people" with first Army of Two

    EA has admitted that it “pissed a few people off” over the ability to kill terrorists for cash in the first Army of Two game. However, according to EA Montreal boss Alain Tascan, the development team toned down Salem and Rios’ “over-the-top behavior” for the sequel.

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  • Army of Two: The 40th Day reviews round-up

    Reviews for Army of Two: The 40th Day are starting to go live, so we’ve pulled them into one post for your convenience. Looks like it’s getting decent scores all around, with the lowest so far being Game Informer.

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  • First Army of Two: The 40th review goes up, gives 8.5/10

    IGN has posted the first review for Army of Two: The 40th Day, which it calls “Bad Boys meets 2012″ and an “interactive disaster movie because every five minutes something blows up or crumbles around you”.

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  • GameStop: Get AoT:The 40th Day for $19.99 with trade-ins

    Looks like GameStop has a very nice deal going for those thinking of purchasing Army of Two: The 40th Day. If you trade in two games towards the purchase of the Salem & Rios title, you get $40 off  – which means it will end up costing you $19.99 when it lands on January 12 […]

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  • Army of Two: The 40th Day videos show online shooting

    Two videos for Army of Two: The 40th Day popped up over on Shack, both demoing general co-op play. The shooter lands January 12 and 15 for PSP, PS3, and Xbox 360 in the US and UK, respectively. Go watch.

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  • Europe thought Army of Two was "ridiculous and tasteless," says EA EP

    Europeans didn’t like Army of Two, apparently. According to EA Montreal EP Reid Schneider, they really didn’t like it. “We had this whole market in the US that thought the tone was cool, but in Europe everyone thought it was ridiculous and tasteless and a bunch of frat guys running around,” said the developer, speaking […]

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  • EA: "We need to realize that we tell traditional stories very badly"

    Army of Two: The 40th Day’s director, Alex Hutchinson, has said that “player storytelling trumps game-authored story every time,” and that in the past, game makers aren’t so good at storytelling. “We need to realize that we tell traditional stories very badly,” he told GamePro. “There are very few game stories that would get published […]

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  • Army of Two, Midnight Club: LA and Sonic added to 360 GoD

    Nelson’s confirmed that Army of Two, Midnight Club: LA and Sonic Unleashed have all been added to 360′s Games on Demand service. Buy them. You may as well. Apparently, “THE BEST WAY TO SEE LOS ANGELES IS AT 245 MPH.” You can’t argue with that.

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  • GTA IV and Dead Space coming to 360 GoD this month

    Microsoft said today that some both GTA IV and Dead Space are to be added to 360′s Games on Demand service this month, which is probably pretty awesome. Dates and other titles: October 13: GTA IV October 20: Sonic Unleashed, Midnight Club LA, Army of Two October 27: Dead Space, DiRT Call of Duty 3 […]

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  • EA announces comic partnership with IDW for Dragon Age, Army of Two

    EA and IDW have entered into a partnership together to launch comics based on Army of Two and Dragon Age. The comics will start to roll out from January 2010 in print and digital form. The press release is after the jump.

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  • MGS4 and GT5 Prologue added to Greatest Hits range

    Sony just confirmed six new titles for the Greatest Hits range for PS3, including GT5 Prologue and MGS4. A hint? Very possibly. The list: Army of Two, Electronic Arts Battlefield: Bad Company, Electronic Arts Devil May Cry 4, Capcom Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, Sony Computer Entertainment America Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, […]

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  • Army of Two: 40th Day screens show war, shooting, a kid in a helmet

    EA put out some new Army of Two: 40th Day shots this morning. Not much involved in the screens other than, obviously, war. There’s a kid in there that looks a bit like Short Round. Not sure why, but E3 will likely reveal all. Joystiq has all four shots posted. Go take a look.

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  • Microsoft adds eight new titles to Platinum Hits collection

    Microsoft has announced eight new titles for the Xbox 360 Platinum Hits collection. Each of the following games will arrive in retail for as low as $19.99, complete with repackaging. Army of Two Battlefield Bad Company Burnout Paradise EA Sports Fight Night Round 3 Forza Motorsport 2 Gears of War Mass Effect (includes Bring Down […]

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  • EA admits being "over-ambitious" with Army of Two

    Reid Schneider, senior producer of Army of Two: The 40th Day, has told UK mag PSW that the team overstretched itself with the original game. “If it’s not a core focus of the game, then it doesn’t really make sense to include it and with the first one, I think we got a little over-ambitious,” […]

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  • Rumor: Army of Two sequel titled "The 40th Day"

    An anonymous source has told Joystiq that the pretty-much-certain Army of Two sequel will be called Army of Two: The 40th Day. We should know more when EA Montreal makes its big announcement on March 12. There’s been some very specific detail published over there. Get it after the link.

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  • Banner on Army of Two site teases sequel

    Yesterday, EA announced it would be announcing a new project from the folks behind Army of Two next week — but thanks to some sleuthing on the internet it looks like it is indeed a sequel to the shooter. A teaser banner has popped up on the AoT site , but some digging through the […]

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  • EA to announce new project for Army of Two devs next week

    EA has said it will announce a new project from the folks who brought you Army of Two next week. The game’s developers will be giving a presentation on the title March 9, issuing an official announcement on March 12, and impressions will have an embargo lifted on March 16. No idea what the game […]

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  • Army of Two's "homosexual encounters" draw ire from Christian group

    The Timothy Plan, a Florida investment firm which bills itself as “conservative Christian,” is warning parents away from EA actioner Army of Two because it contains “homosexual encounters”. In a list of 30 games deemed unsuitable for children the game is listed thus: “Army of Two: Homosexual Encounters: …Somewhat homo-erotic undertones between the two main […]

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  • EA announces Army of Two movie

    That was quick. EA’s officially announced the Army of Two movie. Scott Stuber will produce the film along with EA, and screenwriter Scott Z Burns, him what did The Bourne Ultimatum, has signed on to adapt the game for the screen. “Army of Two is a great project that has already attracted top name talent, […]

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  • Army of Two movie on the cards

    According to this Variety report, EA’s licensed the Army of Two movie rights to Universal, which has apparently set Scott Z Burns of The Bourne Ultimatum fame to write the script. The studio’s aiming for the flick to be an “intelligent thriller,” apparently. Good luck with that. “The ambiguity of these private military corporations lends […]

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Army Of Two Latest

  • MGS4 and GT5 Prologue added to Greatest Hits range

    Sony just confirmed six new titles for the Greatest Hits range for PS3, including GT5 Prologue and MGS4. A hint? Very possibly. The list: Army of Two, Electronic Arts Battlefield: Bad Company, Electronic Arts Devil May Cry 4, Capcom Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, Sony Computer Entertainment America Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, […]

  • Army of Two: 40th Day screens show war, shooting, a kid in a helmet

    EA put out some new Army of Two: 40th Day shots this morning. Not much involved in the screens other than, obviously, war. There’s a kid in there that looks a bit like Short Round. Not sure why, but E3 will likely reveal all. Joystiq has all four shots posted. Go take a look.

  • Microsoft adds eight new titles to Platinum Hits collection

    Microsoft has announced eight new titles for the Xbox 360 Platinum Hits collection. Each of the following games will arrive in retail for as low as $19.99, complete with repackaging. Army of Two Battlefield Bad Company Burnout Paradise EA Sports Fight Night Round 3 Forza Motorsport 2 Gears of War Mass Effect (includes Bring Down […]

  • EA admits being “over-ambitious” with Army of Two

    Reid Schneider, senior producer of Army of Two: The 40th Day, has told UK mag PSW that the team overstretched itself with the original game. “If it’s not a core focus of the game, then it doesn’t really make sense to include it and with the first one, I think we got a little over-ambitious,” […]

  • Rumor: Army of Two sequel titled “The 40th Day”

    An anonymous source has told Joystiq that the pretty-much-certain Army of Two sequel will be called Army of Two: The 40th Day. We should know more when EA Montreal makes its big announcement on March 12. There’s been some very specific detail published over there. Get it after the link.

  • Banner on Army of Two site teases sequel

    Yesterday, EA announced it would be announcing a new project from the folks behind Army of Two next week — but thanks to some sleuthing on the internet it looks like it is indeed a sequel to the shooter. A teaser banner has popped up on the AoT site , but some digging through the […]

  • EA to announce new project for Army of Two devs next week

    EA has said it will announce a new project from the folks who brought you Army of Two next week. The game’s developers will be giving a presentation on the title March 9, issuing an official announcement on March 12, and impressions will have an embargo lifted on March 16. No idea what the game […]

  • Army of Two’s “homosexual encounters” draw ire from Christian group

    The Timothy Plan, a Florida investment firm which bills itself as “conservative Christian,” is warning parents away from EA actioner Army of Two because it contains “homosexual encounters”. In a list of 30 games deemed unsuitable for children the game is listed thus: “Army of Two: Homosexual Encounters: …Somewhat homo-erotic undertones between the two main […]

  • EA announces Army of Two movie

    That was quick. EA’s officially announced the Army of Two movie. Scott Stuber will produce the film along with EA, and screenwriter Scott Z Burns, him what did The Bourne Ultimatum, has signed on to adapt the game for the screen. “Army of Two is a great project that has already attracted top name talent, […]

  • Army of Two movie on the cards

    According to this Variety report, EA’s licensed the Army of Two movie rights to Universal, which has apparently set Scott Z Burns of The Bourne Ultimatum fame to write the script. The studio’s aiming for the flick to be an “intelligent thriller,” apparently. Good luck with that. “The ambiguity of these private military corporations lends […]

  • Army of Two DLC hits Euro Live

    The Major’s just confirmed that the promised free Army of Two DLC is now available for download from Live. Apparently, “Extend your Army of Two experience with this map pack featuring two additional co-op campaign maps, plus a new multiplayer map. Featuring all new, original AO2 content, you’ll uncover more exciting co-op experiences, including an […]

  • EA screws up Army of Two DLC roll-out

    How hard can it be? Very, apparently. Despite saying the Veteran Pack DLC for Army of Two would be available today, this IGN piece says various bits of it are going to be delayed in various territories. For ease: North America PlayStation 3 – Delayed Xbox 360 – On time Europe PlayStation 3 – On […]

  • More Army of Two DLC “over the coming months”

    EA confirmed this morning that more Army of Two DLC’s on the way, saying there’s a schedule in place for further releases throughout the summer. “There is an ongoing plan for releasing DLC, but this is the first big package,” a rep told videogaming247. “There’s a plan for releasing DLC over the coming months.” Specifics […]

  • New Army of Two video shows free DLC

    After the link. The footage shows off the new free maps announced yesterday, to be made available tomorrow. What are they going to call the sequel? Take a look.

  • Army of Two Veteran Map Pack this week

    EA’s confirmed that the Veteran Map Pack will be made available on May 29 for both the 360 and PS3 versions of Army of Two. The DLC contains new co-op campaign maps and an enhanced multiplayer map. It’s all free. Stop us if you can. Press release after the link.

  • Army of Two demo on Live now

    You owe it to yourself to try EA’s co-op shooter, seeing as you can for free. Free is good. The Army of Two demo’s on Live now. Remember’s it’s multiplayer only, so you’re going to need a friend of some description. See here.

  • Army of Two DLC on the way

    Says to here. Producer Matt Turner’s confirmed new maps for the co-op shooter aren’t too far away. “There is one new multiplayer map arriving as well as two new campaign maps in the not too distant future,” he said. We still haven’t played the game itself, so we’ll be reminding ourselves that the demo’s released […]

  • Live Army of Two demo for April 1

    EA’s releasing a 360 demo of daft shooter Army of Two on April 1, the company’s confirmed. It’d be rude to not try it for free. Maybe that’s why Live’s off the air in the morning: Microsoft’s making sure it’s macho enough to take everything Army of Two has to offer.

  • Army of Two co-op region-locked because of connection speed

    Says so here. As reported earlier this week, Army of Two has region-locked co-op play, meaning Europeans can only play with Europeans, Americans can only play with Americans, and so on. Here’s why. This question has come up a few times already… Comments from Reid Schneider – Lead Producer: Army of Two uses a deterministic […]

  • Army of Two has region-locked multiplayer

    Teh internets aren’t happy. Apparently co-op play in EA’s Army of Two is region-locked, so Europeans can’t play with Americans. The game’s instruction manual informs, “”NOTE: The online game modes in Army of Two are not cross region compatible and is only supported between PAL discs.” No reason’s been given for the move, but apparently […]

  • Army of Two straight to top of UK all-formats

    EA’s co-op shooter debuts at number one in the UK this week, knocking Mario & Sonic off the top after four weeks. Guns pwn hedgehogs, clearly. Army of Two (EA) Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Sega) Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training (Nintendo) Bully: Scholarship Edition (Rockstar) Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Activision) Frontlines: […]

  • DLC planned for Army of Two

    Says so here. “I couldn’t help but ask what Electronic Arts Montreal is up to, now that their game has shipped,” said Crecente. “Downloadable content, I was told. When I pressed for more details, all I was told was that there’s a ton of it being created for Army of Two.” Apparently some of the […]

  • “Crazy Woody” advised on Army of Two, is mad

    According to this, EA enlisted the services of a real-life mercenary called Richard “Woody” Mister to advise on dual-play shooter Army of Two, a man that both helped the publisher with details of the latest battle gear and customized weapons and had rather odd eating habits. “He’s crazy,” said Reid Schneider, the game’s producer. “He […]

  • UK Army of Two content embargo lifts

    Here’s the first one. In true, wordy fashion, Eurogamer says in its first impressions piece, “On the face of it, Army of Two is simple to the point of being basic, but beneath its veneer of dunderheaded macho claptrap, it’s actually a very clever game indeed. An idiot savant, you might say.” You might. Go […]

  • Army of Two achievements leaked

    Nothing’s sacred these days. You can see every achievement for the Xbox 360 version of Army of Two here, the soon-to-be-released EA co-op shooter from the publisher’s newly formed Montreal Studio. Watch for a lot more on Army of Two to appear this morning: the UK content embargo on first looks lifts today.

  • Five minutes of Army of Two co-op, UK content tomorrow

    What it says. Here. The EA game is nearing release and starting to pop up more frequently now, although no one’s appears to be screaming from the rooftops about it. Army of Two is a co-op shooter from EA’s Montreal studio, which, according to Gamespress, is down for a March 7 debut for Xbox 360 […]

  • PSN has “all of the capabilities”, says Army of Two guy

    Army of Two assistant producer, Matt Turner reckons PSN has all the right features to compete with Xbox Live, but that it’s a young service going through “growing pains”. “There are extra challenges [with PSN] just because the PS3 is newer to our team so we’ve had to work through some growing pains, getting used […]

  • Massive Army of Two presentation… in Spanish

    If you can speak Spanish, or if you’re really dying to know more on EA’s upcoming buddy-buddy third-person action title Army of Two, then take a look at these videos of a recent presentation of the game in Barcelona. Be warned: it’s shaky cam, but it does show plenty of in-game footage. Army of Two […]

  • Army of Two graphic novel announced

    This says that Prima, them what does the guides, is to release a 112-page graphic novel based on EA’s dual-player action title, Army of Two. The book’s story will a prequel to the game and will be written by John Nay Reiber and drawn by Brandon McKinne.