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Margin Makers: Guide to co-op merchandise

From teaming up to take down a dragon to living out a virtual life as a criminal gang, gaming is often better with friends. MCV gets together with the latest co-op products As long as there has been video gaming, there has also been gaming with friends. Whether it’s a …

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VIDEO: Here’s how you can customise your character in Assassin’s Creed: Unity

Assassin’s Creed: Unity brings online co-op and character customisation to the fray, and a new video shows both in action. Players will be able to tailor a range of options such as their armour and weapons, with trade-offs having to be made. For instance, higher armour will make players more …

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How to play Far Cry 4 if you don’t own the game

Gamers wanting to play Far Cry 4 without owning a copy will now be able to do so. PS4 users lacking Far Cry 4 will now be able to join players who own the game via its co-op mode. Similar to the Download Play service available on Nintendo 3DS, users …

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Far Cry 4 playable female character dropped due to workload

Another Ubisoft game has found itself embroiled in a gender equality debate. Far Cry 4 director Alex Hutchinson has said that the shooter was inches away” from offering a playable female co-op character – although the feature was ultimately dropped because of workload pressures. It all harks back to the …

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UBISOFT: Assassin’s Creed Unity gets release date

Ubisoft’s frankly brilliant looking new Assassin’s Creed has a release date. It’s out October 28th. That’s before Call of Duty, for those that like the competition between these things. It looks great. It was at the Xbox press conference, too, and it looked great then. It’s a bit different in …

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XBOX: Four player co-op primed for Assassin’s Creed: Unity

The first ever gameplay demonstration of Assassin’s Creed: Unity has been shown off at Microsoft’s E3 2014 presentation. Boasting huge numbers of NPCs and some expansive environments, the game looks to up the scale seen in previous entries – even if on face value it appears to rigidly stick to …

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VIDEO: Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded on the way from Crytek

Crysis developer Crytek has announced its second title in as many days. Having been unveiled as the developer and co-publisher of Homefront: The Revolution yesterday, the studio has now lifted the lid on multiplayer console and PC outing Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded. Whereas Homefront is being developed by the …

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Playing with friends equals gaming success

Oslo Albet, creator of co-operative puzzle game Fireboy and Watergirl, discusses how allowing kids and parents to play together can help spread word of your latest title Easy to play, hard to master games are key components for many successful games. Add friends to the recipe, and the hard to …

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Street Fighter X Tekken producer explains poor 360 support

Capcom has issued an apology for the Xbox 360 version of Street Fighter X Tekken lacking the ability to play four-player co-op online with a local partner. "Unfortunately, due to time and resource issues, we weren’t able to get that feature into the Xbox 360 version and we apologize to …

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