Help me out with Co-Op gaming that is good

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by zapoqx, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. zapoqx

    zapoqx Advanced Member

    Mar 26, 2007
    United States
    So a friend of mine and I have been pretty much in the Co-Op nights by playing most games we wanted to play that had Co-op story. We even just recently did a game that we both never thought we'd really play, but oh well. Here is the games we played:
    • Borderlands (DLC1,2,3)
    • Resident Evil 5
    • Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
    • Army of Two
    • Army of Two: 40th Day
    • Splosion Man
    • Halo: Reach
    • Gears 1 and 2
    • Castle Crashers
    We will most likely play DLC4 of borderlands soon when we get the chance.
    Now the thing is is we are wanting more along the lines of Co-Op in the same place (As in need of gaming in the same room more than likely on the same console). While we could play sometimes on different consoles, its just we hate having to obtain a game multiple times just to play with each other (examples of issues like that include Armored Core: For Answer, Transformers: War for Cybertron, etc)

    We have been playing a couple of RPGs as well such as:
    • Titan Quest with Immortal Throne
    • Baldurs Gate
    • Sacred
    • Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom
    Now you may suggest Diablo or Diablo 2, but we both already did them and completed them so it just doesn't work with us.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  2. prowler

    prowler Sony

    Jul 14, 2009
    Time Splitters.
  3. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    May 6, 2009
    United States
    The Danger Zone
    Since your list looks like Xbox 360 only so far I'll give some suggestions:

    - Perfect Dark: Awesome game in general and probably the best XBLA game you'll get for 800 points, and possibly the best XBLA game period. Co-op is pretty fun... But Counter Op is even more awesome.
    - Castle Crashers: It's a lot like Scott Pilgrim in being a kinda RPG/beamup type game but it also has a lot more characters with special abilities as well as online support. $15 on XBLA if you're wondering.
    - Red Dead Redemption: One of the best games I've ever played really, and the online offers some great co-op stuff. Free Roam offers a lot of fun co-op stuff to do, and there's also the Co-Op Mission Pack (which is free).
    - Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2: Absolute musts for co-op fans. Multiplayer is addicting as hell, probably my favorite multiplayer game on the Xbox.
  4. Sterling

    Sterling GBAtemp's Silver Hero

    Jan 22, 2009
    United States
    Gears 2 had good co-op PVE (Horde), and I heard that new XBLA Laura Croft title was good couch co-op.
  5. Scott-105

    Scott-105 Bow to me. Please?

    Aug 23, 2009
    Ontario, Canada
    I really like CoD: WaW zombies. It also has a co-op campaign.

    Oh, and MW2 has spec ops. It's kinda lame, imo.
  6. injected11

    injected11 Crescent Fresh™

    Jul 17, 2009
    United States
    Very much so this. Instead of taking the path many other games do with making coop just several players in the same game, the game actually requires cooperation (saving players, covering wounded players, simultaneous attacks, etc) among the players or you'll be stomped out fairly quickly. Easily my favorite co-op series to date. If you decide to get these and have the option to do so, I'd recommend getting the PC versions. All the DLC and updates are free on the PC versions.
  7. zapoqx

    zapoqx Advanced Member

    Mar 26, 2007
    United States
    Hey all, thanks for the responses!
    @Guild: Its mostly 360 cause we for the most part use 360 or PC and most games that both of us get interested in is on one or the other and sometimes if we're interested in a PS3 title, we don't have a PS3 console. And Wii... well, we never seem to find any decent game that both me and him are interested playing Co-op on.
    Also, I forgot to include Castle Crashers. We played it to the point of being bored with it cause we overplayed it. I mean I have 4 level 30+ characters and 3 level 10+.
    Left 4 Dead 1 and 2... I would prefer playing it on the PC, but in general, both of us don't really like it for some reason. I think its because we are kind of tired of the zombies.
    Red Dead: Is it Split Screen Co-op? If not, then not what we're looking for.
    Perfect Dark: I'll look into it. Thanks

    @prowler: Is it available on either 360 or PC?

    @Sterl: Wow, I didn't include that in my list. Ya, played Gears 1 and 2. Really liked the play on 2. We'll see on the Laura Croft game. Thanks.

    @Scott: Really? CoD World at War has co-op????

    @injected11: Thanks, though don't know how well I can convince the man with having Steam.

    Keep em coming if you can. I'll update that list with the fixes.
  8. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United States
    Usual link for such threads:

    If you like point and click (and click some more type games) then I might point you towards Dungeon Siege.

    Remember as well you also have the option of emulating everything this side of the PS1 quite happily (and the PS2 is making serious inroads)- and other VNC options exist for a reason.
  9. zapoqx

    zapoqx Advanced Member

    Mar 26, 2007
    United States
    @Fast: Thanks. That co-optimus has been a great help. We just played Lost Planet 2 last night. It was fun, but just wished that multiple profiles was acceptable for co-op use instead of off-line. We might be trying Splinter Cell Conviction soon. Also, yes, the VNC option is good. We played some Baldur's Gate through Tungle because it wouldn't really work using regular IP address.