Co-op Renaissance

Cooperative games get casual players involved on the San Francisco Chronicle discusses the impact cooperative multiplayer support can have upon the success of a game, suggesting even the mainstream press appreciates a point that sometimes seems lost on actual game developers. This may be changing as the article highlights what they feel is a trend in the right direction in this regard, citing Rock Band, Gears of War, Rainbow Six Vegas, and Army of Two as recent examples of games with strong co-op support, and titles such as Resistance 2, Fable 2, and Haze as upcoming releases with co-op support.