Excerpt: The world of gaming is, just like the real world, prone to trends and hypes. Not so long ago, a new trend evolved amongst game developers and that was co-op gameplay. The list of games with added co-op mode is getting longer by the day.
Excerpt: Army of Two is the latest release in the up-and-coming "Buddy Game" genre of games. Similar to its movie analog, the "Buddy Movie", the game focuses on a somewhat awkward pairing of individuals and shows how they somehow manage to get along and function together.
Conclusion: WRC FIA World Rally Championship 2 must have the most apt videogame name of 2011. It’s bloated, cumbersome and little has changed from last year, and in that way bears many parallels to the game itself.
Conclusion: On the whole, Army of Two is really a stand-out title when it comes to stressing the importance of teamwork. Being built around cooperative gameplay, it really is a game to sit down and play with a friend; the AI is competent, but relying solely on it makes for a shallow experience that isn’t as...
Excerpt: Since Gears of War was released for the Xbox 360 in November of 2006, what gamers think of as a good third-person shooter has been altered forever. Before Gears of War, a third-person shooter was simply a shooter with a view from behind of the main character.
Excerpt: If people recall my E3 coverage from last year, I found myself completely enamored with EA's Army of Two. The game reminded me a lot of Gears of War, and yet it felt like it had a bit more depth to it.
Excerpt: Name: Army of Two Genre: Cooperative Shooter Platform: Playstation 3, Xbox 360 (reviewed on Playstation 3) The second half of 2007 gave us the release of some of the most impressive and genre-changing games we’ve seen in such a concentrated period of time.
Excerpt: Lots of games are adding cooperative play these days as an added option, but how many can you think of that have been built entirely around the concept? Army of Two is definitely breaking new ground in this regard.