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Outriders cross-play now working as intended across Xbox, PlayStation and PC

It’s been a rocky road for Square Enix and People Can Fly, but cross-play in Outriders is finally working as intended across all platforms.Though People Can Fly pushed out the games’ latest update on Friday (April 9), the game still hasn’t quite been playing ball over the weekend.PC, PS4, and PS5 players have been able to play with each other for the last few days, but as of today (April 12), the Xbox servers are working properly, too, and cross-play is now once again fully operational.Watch on YouTube“We’re a little bit delayed on the Xbox version of this patch, but…

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It Takes Two reviews round-up, all the scores

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 24 March 2021 15:50 GMT It Takes Two reviews have landed and we’ve rounded up the scores for you.It Takes Two reviews have cropped up ahead of its March 26 release and the general consensus is it’s rather good.Hazelight Studios’ game is an adventure co-op following Cody and May, a couple on the brink of divorce. In the game, they will need to learn how to overcome their differences and work together as one.The two humans have been turned into dolls by a magic spell, and trapped in a “fantastical world,” they will face unpredictability and challenges…

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Gotham Knights delayed to 2022

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 19 March 2021 16:21 GMT WB Games Montreal has delayed Gotham Knights to next year.Originally slated for release sometime this year, Gotham Knights will instead arrive in 2022.“We are giving the game more time to deliver the best possible experience for players,” reads the notice. “Thank you to our amazing fans for your tremendous support of Gotham Knights. We look forward to showcasing more of the game in the coming months.”The game was announced back in August 2020 during DC FanDome, and stars Robin, Batgirl, Nightwing, and Red Hood. In the game, Batman is no longer…

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Co-op adventure game We Were Here Forever coming to PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 13 March 2021 16:07 GMT Co-op adventure game We Were Here Forever has been announced by Total Mayhem Games.We Were Here Forever will arrive in Q4 2021 on Steam, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X / S.In the latest entry in the We Were Here series, you can expect all-new challenges and puzzles with a new story and areas to explore.The game is all about cooperative puzzle-solving through communication and observation. In it, you and your friend will explore Castle Rock areas such as King’s Keep, a graveyard by night, and more.Managing Director Lucia de Visser says:…

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Check out more co-op It Takes Two gameplay in a brand new trailer

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 8 March 2021 18:09 GMT Publisher Electronic Arts and developer Hazelight have released a new, co-op-centered trailer for the upcoming game, It Takes Two, and it shows off why “We’re Better Together.”The director of the upcoming co-op title It Takes Two, Josef Fares, might be best-known for being an outspoken and outrageous creative director, but it’s safe to say he knows how to make an eye-catching game.As well as declaring publicly that he’ll give you $1,000 if you become tired of It Takes Two, the confident director has also been showing off more gameplay lately. After…

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Remedy wants to overcome co-op problems for upcoming game Vanguard

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 5 March 2021 17:00 GMT The studio is best known for its single-player titles, but its next release is something outside its comfort zone.Finish games firm Remedy wants to try and address some of the issues that face co-op games with its upcoming Vanguard.That’s according to the company’s CEO, Tero Virtala, who told GamesIndustry.biz that one of the problems facing co-op titles is making sure that games last long enough. Though Remedy is best known for its narrative-driven single-player games like Max Payne and Control, one of the studio’s upcoming releases is Vanguard, a free-to-play co-op…

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Overcooked 2 is free to play on Switch for the next week

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 10 February 2021 17:08 GMT Want to try out Overcooked 2 on Switch for nada? You’re in luck if you have a Switch Online account.Just in time to celebrate Valentine’s Day, you can play Overcooked 2 for free on Switch for the next week with a Switch Online account.Starting today through February 16, you can team up your loved one for some chaotic cooking action in the full version of the game. Because couples that can survive Overcooked 2 without breaking up can outlast anything, right?If you are unfamiliar with the game, know going into it…

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Kinetic is making Phasmophobia even scarier

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 12 January 2021 20:34 GMT As it couldn’t get any scarier.Ghosts in Phasmophobia can now hear you, thanks to the latest update to the game by Kinetic Games.Now, when talking or taunting the ghost before a hunt, it will now appear and interact in the game. Plus, the ghost can now locate you via your own microphone sound. Yikes. Basically, the Ghost can now hear non-VR players when hunting in single-player without you using push to talk. And, it can now open locker doors similar to normal doors.So much for hiding in a locker. Well, you…

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Gotham Knights’ combat has been ‘entirely redesigned’ to suit co-op

Developer WB Games Montreal says that it has completely redesigned the Arkham Knights’ combat to ensure the game works better in co-op.Gotham Knights was formally announced back in August, and during the official reveal at the DC Fandome, we saw some trailers that sort-of let us know what to expect from the title.We know that Gotham Knights does not take place in the Arkhamverse and that it is not a game-as-a-service. As per a new interview with GamesRadar, executive producer Fleur Marty has shared even more information about the game and explains that – whilst the new title will follow on from the Arkham games mechanically…

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Rain’s moveset revealed in latest Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate trailer

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 15 October 2020 16:14 GMT Publisher WB Games and developer NetherRealm Studios have released the first gameplay trailer for the new characters arriving in Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate Edition: Rain.The Edenian demi-god – dressed in the purple robes of his nation’s royalty – is finally returning to the Mortal Kombat world after a brief cameo back in MKX.Rain was originally introduced into the franchise back in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, where he endeared himself to many of the series’ loyal fans as another addition to the crew of masked ninja that made the franchise so iconic.“As the…

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Pikmin 3 Deluxe demo available today for Switch owners

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 7 October 2020 20:33 GMT Switch users can download a demo for Pikmin 3 Deluxe today.Nintendo has announced that later today it will release a demo for Pikmin 3 Deluxe for Switch owners.The demo version features save-data transfer with the full game, and completing it also gives immediate access to the Ultra-Spicy difficulty mode in the full game, and other perks.Along with news of the demo, during today’s Nintendo Treehouse presentation, some of the new features coming with the Deluxe edition were highlighted.You can expect Side Stories, which are a brand-new series of missions in the…

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Insurgency: Sandstorm’s Operation Breakaway update adds new mode, map, weapons, more

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 6 October 2020 20:17 GMT Insurgency: Sandstorm’s Operation Breakaway introduces a new co-op mode, a new map, new weapons, new cosmetics, and more. In Operation Breakaway, Insurgency: Sandstorm players will find security forces have gone rogue and joined the insurgents. Outpost focuses on defense in a new co-op mode. You will start with limited equipment and gain more as you work through waves of increasingly difficult enemies. Losing an objective will force you to retreat back to a new objective area to hold.There are also new weapons and attachments in this update. Security receives the low…

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9 Monkeys of Shaolin PC demo available ahead of release

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 3 October 2020 16:10 GMT If you head over to Steam, you can give a new demo for 9 Monkeys of Shaolin a try.A 9 Monkeys of Shaolin demo is now available on Steam ahead of its release later this month.There is also a demo available on the Microsoft Store and the PlayStation Store.The Steam demo includes the first chapter of the campaign and can be played in both single-player and co-op. C0-op can be played online, or through local two-player split-screen (thanks, Blue).In the game, you play as a fisherman names Wei Cheng, who is out to avenge the death…

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DwarfHeim goes into Early Access in October, new demo coming today

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 12 September 2020 15:59 GMT Co-op RTS game, DwarfHeim, will go into Early Access on October 22, and there’s a new demo available to try.DwarfHeim is an upcoming asymmetric co-op, real-time strategy game that was detailed more during the PC Gaming Show back in June and it will go into Early Access next month.During Early Access you will be able to try out the following: Conquest — The main co-op multiplayer mode of DwarfHeim. Choose a class, join up with 2 other players, and work together to tear through the enemy team’s defenses to destroy their…

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Grounded roadmap outlines upcoming plans for the game

Obsidian Entertainment has outlined its update plans for Grounded.Grounded players should give the game’s feature board a look to see what’s coming to the game.Obsidian has outlined what to expect in the game as far as planned updates, future updates, and what is being considered.Coming soon to the game are new creatures such as the firefly and roly-poly, the Ant Queen, and pets such as aphids.Other things to look forward to are a full completeable story, sandbox environment, Haze environment, insect pet enhancements, and improvements to birds with additional interactions.Higher tiered armor, tools, and weapons are part of the plan,…