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  • 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 […]

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  • 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.

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  • 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. […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • "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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  • Fable II: All single-player games stored on MS server, 64 simultaneous "orbs" in world

    Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux has told VG247 that all Fable II single-player saves are to be horded on one server for the purpose of filtering them back down in the game’s intriguing co-op “orb” system, that allows you to let players into your game through floating balls of light in your version of Albion. “All […]

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  • 20 new Resi Evil 5 screens in next EGM

    The next issue of EGM’s promising 20 new shots of Resident Evil 5 and an interview with producer Jun Takeuchi. Apparently the piece contains news a system to deal with co-op griefers, as in people who drop into your game purely to mess it up. More here.

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  • Molyneux: Fable II co-op was only possible thanks to Live's structure

    Speaking to Videogamer, Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux has claimed that Fable II’s online co-op has only been possible because of the way Live’s structured, and that PS3′s online offering isn’t as “mature” as 360′s. “The thing I love about the 360 more than anything is nothing to do with the hardware, it’s all to do […]

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  • Molyneux: "Ambition" is for day one Fable II co-op patch, better than game delay

    Speaking to VG247 yesterday, Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux said that it was his “ambition” to include online co-op in Fable II in a first day patch, and that everything was “going well” to achieve the goal. “It is a very usual thing with anything to do with co-op and it relies upon the Live service,” […]

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  • Fable II to ship without online co-op

    Oh dear. This isn’t going to go down well. This GamesScoreBlog post‘s confirmed that Fable II isn’t going to ship with online co-op, as promised. The feature’s going to be added at a later date as it’s still being “tweaked”. From the entry: We just got word that while we will be able to play […]

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  • Call of Duty: World at War co-op trailer stinks of quality

    Activision’s released an official co-op trailer of Call of Duty: World at War, and it’s all looking just dandy from where we’re sitting. There’s no fixed date for the game’s release at the moment, but shooter fans should definitely be looking forward to a four-way play option from the look of this. See for yourself.

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  • Armored Core For Answer co-op shown in video

    Ubi’s put out a video of Armored Core For Answer, showing online co-op “for the first time in the Armored Core series,” apparently. Game’s out this month for PS3 and 360. Watch big robots go pew pew after the break.

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  • Saints Row 2 co-op trailer shows pirates and ninjas

    THQ’s released another excellent trailer for Saints Row 2, showing drop-in online co-op gameplay and, obviously, pirates and ninjas. It’s out on PC, PS3 and 360 on October 14. Why would you not want this? After the break.

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  • Hands-on with Resident Evil 5, two new movies

    Both Gamespot and Eurogamer have posted hands-on impressions of Resident Evil 5. Read these: the game sounds brilliant. The two new movies we told you about earlier can be seen on Eurogamer TV, here and here. It’s all good, obviously.

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  • Resi 5 online co-op featured for first time at E3

    Capcom has just demo’ed the first ever showing of how online co-op will work in Resident Evil 5. The game was shown in action at the Microsoft E3 press conference, with Chris Redfield and his female counterpart working together against the zombie hordes. Looked amazing, to be honest. Before we got to see anything really […]

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  • Prince of Persia co-op now a "possibility"

    Speaking to videogaming247, Chris Easton – Prince of Persia’s community development manager – has said that co-operative play in the upcoming action reboot may be explored. An earlier statement, given by producer Ben Mattes at the recent Ubidays event, said that there would no co-op in the game at all. “There are no plans for […]

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  • Crackdown, Halo 3, Gears have "best" co-op, says Microsoft man

    Speaking to 1UP, Microsoft’s game director, Andre Vrignaud, has picked out three Xbox 360 titles he believes sport the greatest co-op-play in games. “Certainly, a lot of people at Microsoft are believers in co-op,” he said. “That can be seen throughout the organization, including the platform side and Microsoft Game Studios. I’d highlight Crackdown, Halo […]

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  • Ubidays 2008: Far Cry 2 is 50 hours long, has no co-op

    According to this CVG piece, Far Cry 2′s single-player campaign is 50 hours long, but no co-op play will be included. “Just on single alone, gamers can potentially have close to 50 hours of game play,” said producer Louis-Pierre Pharand. “We decided to abandon [co-op] for this instalment simply because of the complexity and size […]

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