The multiplayer genre in video games can be said to be one of the most important genres in the world of video games. How come? Multiplayer games have their own uniqueness where players can play together directly with other players.
The current popularity of the video game industry makes developers even more creative in providing a unique playing experience together. For example, the following 5 co-op games (Part 1) that you can play with friends to train cooperation between teams.
- Rainbow Six: Vegas 2
After the success of the first game, Ubisoft as the developer immediately developed and released a sequel titled Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas 2.Just like the previous game, Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 is not just an ordinary FPS game because players are required to develop an attack strategy by giving command to AI. teammates.
Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 also has a co-op mode where you can invite 1 friend to play in Story Mode. In addition, there is also a Terrorist Hunt mode where there is a special map that is different from Story Mode and can be played by up to 4 players.
Uniquely, the Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 community is still active. This is proven by the number of people who are still looking for friends on the Steam Community page to play Terrorist Hunt mode. Unfortunately, it is now reported that the game server has been closed by Ubisoft so that the game can no longer be accessed online. However, those of you who still want to try the co-op mode can play locally via LAN.
- Assassin’s Creed Unity
Assassin’s Creed Unity is a series of Assassin’s Creed which can be said to be unlucky. Even though it has a variety of new gameplay mechanics as well as a great graphic display, unfortunately it was all covered up due to the many chaos at the time of release. With various problems regarding performance as well as many bugs and glitches, Assassin’s Creed Unity has been criticized by many fans.
But, despite all that said, Assassin’s Creed Unity is actually a pretty good game. With stunning graphics, a number of the latest gameplay mechanisms, as well as a more detailed open-world world, this game deserves appreciation.
Uniquely, Assassin’s Creed Unity presents a co-op feature for the first time. Where two to four players can complete the mission simultaneously. The missions presented are also quite varied by providing various unique scenarios based on real-world history. The level design is also designed in such a way that players are required to coordinate and also communicate with each other in order to complete missions and kill targets.
You can buy Assassin’s Creed Unity via Steam or Epic Games or you can also buy it through Ubisoft Connect.
- Portal 2
Portal 2 does have a fairly simple gameplay. Players only need to shoot the portal towards the wall and then enter through the portal to solve the puzzle. However, that does not mean that simplicity makes this game made by Valve boring.
Similar to the first game, Portal 2 provides a series of levels with a design that will make players think hard to continue to the next level. In addition, there are several new mechanisms, such as the gel feature, which makes players run faster or jump higher.
Portal 2 also provides a co-op feature that can be played by 2 people. Of course, the level designs presented are also more difficult and varied. With unique gameplay and a number of comedy offerings in the story, Portal 2 is suitable to be played with family or friends, especially in its co-op mode.
- Don’t Starve Together
This survival genre game is indeed quite unique. Not only in terms of gameplay, but also the appearance of the iconic art style as if drawn directly using a pencil. In the game Don’t Starve, players are required to rely on the surrounding environment to collect resources in order to survive. This game also presents a number of characters where each character has its own advantages and disadvantages.
Since its release, Don’s Starve has been a huge success and has received good response from critics and players alike. This also prompted Klei Entertainment as the developer to develop a co-op version titled Don’t Starve Together.
Don’t Starve Together was originally released as an expansion of the first game. However, thanks to its popularity, Don’t Starve Together was finally released separately (standalone). This co-op version also features all the characters from the previous Don’t Starve game and can accommodate up to 6 players at once.
Players can also play alone like a singleplayer game, play with friends via a private server, or with other players online. Cooperation and sharing of resources are the main keys in survival. So it is suitable for those of you who want to train cooperation between teams.
- Overcooked 1 & 2
Don’t be fooled by his appearance. Even though it has a cartoonish-looking design, this is not an easy game. Overcooked is a co-op game where the players have to work together in cooking and serving food. Developed by Ghost Town Games, Overcooked received positive responses from critics and players alike thanks to its unique and interesting gameplay.
Overcooked requires you to work together in making various dishes and serving them. This game can accommodate up to 4 players at once, each of which has to help each other complete various tasks such as cooking, chopping vegetables, serving food, and washing dishes. Not only that, some levels also have their own challenging scenarios, such as a running truck, in the middle of a choppy sea, being hit by an earthquake and many more.
The success of Overcooked finally made the developer release a sequel, Overcooked 2. In the sequel, there are several new gameplay features such as players can now throw objects or food to be passed to other players.
If you are interested in trying it, Overcooked is available on the PS4, Xbox One and PC platforms via Steam and the Epic Games Store. In addition, there is also Overcooked: All You Can Eat which is a remastered version of the two games available for Xbox Series X and Playstation 5 consoles.
Here is a list of the first 5 games that you can play, next we will discuss 5 other multiplayer games that are no less exciting than the games above. Look forward to our next article.