Almost 11 years ago, I started a blog and podcast called Co-Op Critics, as a place to talk about gaming with my friends. I had recently finished a two-year stint covering games for Comic Book Resources, one of the most popular comics news sites at the time. I stopped writing for CBR because I wanted to focus on my books, but I quickly found that I missed talking about games.
Over the years, Co-Op Critics evolved into its own site, as well as a YouTube channel, featuring hundreds of gameplay videos. My friend Nick Merritt and I created content together and with others. I even had a long-running Minecraft series I did with my son called Co-Op Craft: Family Edition. We had a blast overall, but it was always a passion project that would take a back seat to work and family life.
So, for the past three years, the channel and the site have been pretty dormant.
But Nick and I have made it a goal to bring Co-Op Critics back to life this year, even if we can't post the volume of content we once did. We've launched a brand new let's play series with a brand new game, and you can watch the first episode right in the player below:
You can head over to our YouTube channel to see the second episode now, and all future episodes. You can also check out the huge library of videos we have, featuring all kinds of games, from Roblox to Dark Souls.
If you want to catch up on old episodes of the co-Op Critics podcast, you can find them all here.
Speaking of the Souls series, I will definitely be doing a series on the upcoming Elden Ring, so stay tuned for that.