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CO-OP at E3: Post-Show Memories

This really was the best E3 in recent memory. The spectacle of the big show returned while being workable enough to allow us time to see nearly all our favorites on the show floor. The big publishers had decked out their booths with almost all playable games. The main complaint heard around the show floor this year: “How am I gonna afford all this shit?”

Before meandering our way up the desolate (and yet amazingly beautiful) 5 freeway from Los Angeles to San Francisco, we had one, final, incredible day at E3. Getting to play some Left 4 Dead 2 was certainly a highlight, but the impromptu Mass Effect 2 and Dragon Age: Origins hands-on experiences pretty much blew our pants off. Yes, we were pants-less in front of Drs. Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk, the two heads of BioWare that, prior to inviting us to come spend time with ME2 and DA:O graced us with a solid interview surrounding both those products and their upcomming MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Tony Hawk: Ride introduced yet another plastic peripheral you’ll likely have to find storage space for, and a couple of Xbox Live games — Shadow Complex and ‘Splosion Man — surprised us with strong showings from out of nowhere.

Next week’s show will be a compilation of some of the best moments from the live streams we had at E3 — which will be in SD since our live streams were in SD — and then the following week we’ll be back with our premiere of Season 02! Hard to believe we’ve already gone through a complete season of CO-OP. We couldn’t have done it without you! Come chat with us on our blog at http://area5.tv!

 

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