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Army Of Two: The Devil's Cartel Gamescom Trailer Refuses To Fist Bump

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Jonathan Lester
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EA, EA Gamescom 2012 Press Conference, Gamescom, trailer, Visceral Games

Army Of Two: The Devil's Cartel Gamescom Trailer Refuses To Fist Bump

Visceral Games are now handling the Army Of Two franchise, and plans to take the series in a grittier direction. This new trailer shows off lots of "tactical cooperative combat," including sections where one player provides overwatch from a helicopter.

As Army Of Two fans (despite its many faults), we're actually a little worried about The Devil's Cartel. First of all, Mexico's drug war is a difficult setting for any game - fraught with complex and heartbreaking real world issues that our medium has never managed to broach in a meaningful way - and Army of Two was all about fun. Where are the fist bumps? Where's the colour? Where's Salem? Hopefully our concerns will be laid to rest over the coming months.

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Late  Aug. 15, 2012 at 11:52

Could it possible be any worse than the original? Truly awful gameplay. I wasn't remotely tempted to try the second.

Possibly a "Marmite" series of games, I guess.
Would be silly to alienate those who liked the first two, whilst those who don't like the series are unlikely to buy it.

ODB_69  Aug. 15, 2012 at 12:33

I can honestly say hand in heart that AoT was THE most fun I've ever had in a co-op game, still to this day me and my homie say "props brah". Awful solo game though but co-op is what you make it

I hope they keep the bromance in the game cause that's what made it special

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