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  • Army of one - co-op a no-go for Black Ops' single-player campaign

    As part of an ill-defined conglomerate that addresses itself as “us” all the time, it’s difficult for us to understand the concept of single-player. Apparently, though, human beings – unlike fire-breathing communal news beasts – are able to spend time by themselves, and sometimes enjoy doing so. Treyarch understands this strange tendency of one-brained beings, […]

  • Bad Company 2 gets four-way co-op Onslaught mode

    EA said today that Bad Company 2 is to get a four-player co-op mode named “Onslaught”.

  • Lost Planet 2: Awesome co-op footage from desert and jungle

    Capcom’s passed over more footage of four-way Lost Planet 2 co-op, this time showing English and German people in the desert and French players in the jungle. Does it still look wicked? In a word, “Yes”.

  • New Splinter Cell: Conviction trailer details co-op modes, gears

    Ubi’s just dropped an awesome Splinter Cell: Conviction multiplayer trailer, showing off both a prequel co-op story mode and four Deniable Ops modes.

  • Tekken 6 getting online co-op next week

    Namco will allow co-op campaign play in Tekken 6 next week, via a patch.

  • IW dropped Modern Warfare 2 Campaign co-op as it "ruined the experience"

    Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling’s revealed to VG247 that Modern Warfare 2 was initially supposed to have full co-op in the its main Campaign, but was dropped as it “ruined the experience” the developer was aiming for. The final game instead has Spec Ops mode – a dedicated, mission-based co-op section playable either online or locally […]

  • StarCraft II: "There is no co-op campaign"

    Those of you holding out for a co-op element to StarCraft II can start drowning yourselves now: there isn’t one. “There is no co-op campaign,” lead game designer Dustin Browder told VG247 at Blizzard’s HQ in California last month. There is, however, an enormous single-player experience in the sequel, which we got to play in […]

  • Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 SE detailed, new co-op screens released

    Tecmo just confirmed a Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Special Edition for an October 2 release for £50. It’s an HMV exclusive, and can be pre-ordered here. The pack contains, according to the PR you’ll find after the break: A copy of the game. Limited Edition 80 page ‘Ninja Gaiden Treasury’ featuring: – Ninja Gaiden Sigma […]

  • Microsoft patents drop-in/out co-op shooters

    This is a strange one, but it appears Microsoft has patented the ability to drop-in and out of co-op games – think Gears of War. Patent #7,559,834 was invented by a James York back in 2002 but it was assigned to Microsoft on July 14th 2009. It reads: Dynamic join/exit of players during play of […]

  • Dragon Quest IX doesn't have Wi-Fi co-op

    You may have been holding out for news that Dragon Quest IX has Wi-Fi co-op. You can stop. It doesn’t. “From the beginning of development, co-op play hasn’t been via Wi-Fi, but rather DS wireless play,” said a Square Enix Japan rep. Sorted? Good. The game ships in Japan on July 11. From IT Media, […]

  • New Punch Out!! shots show versus mode

    We came across one lonely screenshot for Punch Out!! yesterday, showing off the versus mode. Since it was one shot, we figured we would not bother you with it. Today though, two more have popped up and that’s reason enough to post we reckon. Head on over to Eurogamer Germany and take a look. Game’s […]

  • No Killzone 2 co-op as DLC, says Guerrilla

    Co-op would have been great in Killzone 2. Bad luck, then, arrives in the form of Guerrilla MD Hermen Hulst telling Game Informer that it’s unlikely to be added via a download. “We looked at all the different flavors of co-op early on, but decided our first priority would have to be the single-player experience […]

  • Co-op 5 goes heavy on SFIV and TLAD

    Area 5 – the ex-1UP Show posse – has published the fifth episode of Co-op, featuring a ton of in-game footage from Street Fighter IV and The Lost and Damned, so if you were wavering on buying either this could make your mind up. Don’t forget the 30-something men talking about games like they’re seriez […]

  • EA confirms G.I. Joe game is inspired by upcoming film

    EA’s announced G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra this morning, to release on August 7 alongside the live-action movie of the same name. It’s an all-platform effort, and will take up where the movie leaves off. It includes a co-op mode, but multiplayer and DLC were not mentioned. See? Sometimes old toys do come back […]

  • Dawn of War II co-op screens surface

    THQ’s released some new screens for Dawn of War II, which is set to arrive on Steam February 19. The shots show the game’s cooperative missions. Shacknews has them here.

  • Ex 1UP Show staff launch Co-Op

    The is life after Ziff Davis. A bunch of the old staff from the 1UP Show have launched Co-Op, a new program with a distinctly 1UPy feel. Watch the first episode here. The newly-formed production company behind it, Area 5, can be found here. Ex EGM ed Dan Hsu looks to be leading the charge. […]

  • Resident Evil 5 - Split-screen co-op in video

    OXM’s posted a movie of split-screen co-op from the Resident Evil 5 demo released in Japan today. Get it here. It looks as though the content’s the same stuff as was shown at the Eurogamer Expo earlier this year, containing the chap with the chainsaw and a bag on his head. This clip’s got a […]

  • Blizzard "worried" at too many players swamping Diablo III co-op

    Speaking to IGN at BlizzCon, Blizzard boss Rob Pardo’s said the final number of players to be allowed in a Diablo III co-op party has yet to be decided, and that the team is “worried” that too many cooks may spoil the broth. “We’re a little bit worried that if you go up to too […]

  • New Resident Evil 5 trailer released tonight

    1UP’s posting a new Resident Evil 5 trailer from Tokyo Game Show this evening, releasing the footage at 5pm PST, or 1am BST. “While we don’t want to give away too many details before the video is up, trust when we say that Resident Evil fans will want to be paying attention, as this includes […]

  • "Huge" Far Cry 2 environments prevented co-op, says Ubi dev

    The scale of Far Cry 2, as well as the fact the game’s engine was a proprietary affair, prevented the inclusion of co-op in the upcoming shooter sequel, VG247 was told in London last week. “The first thing was that the environment is so huge, and we pushed the engine really to the limit… the […]

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