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<p>Believe it our not, it's our first CO-OP: The Animated Series! Well... sort of. You'll see. We have a lively debate on whether Demon's Souls is as terrific as people say or truly awful, an in-depth about the ambient, indie RTS Eufloria and an iPhone round-up of some of our favorites: Canabalt, Geared, and Mr. Bounce!
Yes, this is the premiere of CO-OP: The Animated Series! Except it isn't. Well, it sort of is . . . you'll see. The merits of Demon's Sous are hotly contested in this week's episode while our iPhone round-up and
Formerly known as Dyson, the indie darling Eufloria was given some quality play-time by Matt and it definitely lives up to the hype. The simplified RTS mechanics go a long way to making the graphical gem a playable wonder and were it not for the lack of multiplayer could easily be a must-have for any fan of the genre, even in such a crowded holiday season.
It's been a while since we got a chance to cover gaming on the iPhone and we figured it would serve you better if we could offer up more than just a single title for your consideration. Within: the simplistic but addictive Canabalt, the groovy and though-provoking puzzler Geared, and a new take on a classic gaming form with Mr. Bounce. Bon appetit!
Ray Barnholt from 1UP.com reviewed Demon's Souls for that site and gave it an "A." Kat Bailey, an industry freelance writer also thinks of the game as one of her "best purchases this year." Ryan and Matt hate it. We attempt to clear up some of the mystery as to why this game appeals greatly to some and causes others to toss it aside after repeated fits of rage.