Best local co-op games for pc

Games are better enjoyed when played with friends. Perhaps, that’s what local co-op games are for. Go schedule a game night with your pals, order your favorite pizza, and set-up that gaming PC and huge LED monitors for split-screen multiplayer games!

1.Castle Crashers

Paid: $14.99
Castle Crashers is a 2D side-scrolling co-op brawler video game developed by The Behemoth, which is set in a fictional medieval universe. There is a remastered version of the game for the Xbox One called Castle Crashers Remastered.
  • Nathan Sanchez

    by Nathan Sanchez

    Always wanted to play a sidescrolling game with oldschool graphics locally and cooperatively with some friends. Been a huge fan of the seemingly-dying More

  • Crystal Gray

    by Crystal Gray

    This seemed terrible. The graphics were primitive, reminiscent of a child's first video game. And there was a violent spinning corn and ape/gorilla. I More

  • Guillermina Salinas

    by Guillermina Salinas

    This brings back SNES times with my friends, we played this with such spirit that we begin competing with each other. Im just glad this was here thank More

  • George Ford

    by George Ford

    This is a fun cartoonish multiplayer game. Play with your friends for maximum fun.

  • May Huang

    by May Huang

    Castle Crashers is a really good co-op game. Besides the great game play I like the graphics. They look hand drawn. It makes it really stand out from  More


Paid: $14.99

Broforce is a run-and-gun platform video game released on 15 October 2015 with up to four players cooperatively playing against enemies. It is developed by Free Lives and published by Devolver Digital.

  • Zachary Butler

    by Zachary Butler

    An ode to retro platforming games old as well as those action-packed and testosterone-filled action movies back in the 80s which is clearly what this  More

  • Alejandra Venegas

    by Alejandra Venegas

    The graphics are reminiscent of original nintendo, which personally takes me back to the 80's. At the same time it brings in the shoot-em-up action an More

  • Arjun Bose

    by Arjun Bose

    This was a really good game kinda like gunbound but with more flair and strategy

  • by Reyansh Singh

    looks really old school. video does not play so do not have much to discuss.

  • Rebecca Ross

    by Rebecca Ross

    Broforce could be played in a local co-op I think but I don't feel this is really an informative solution for this question.

3.Left 4 Dead 2

Paid: $9.99

Left 4 Dead 2 is the classic cooperative game in which four friends try to survive a zombie apocalypse. Developed by Valve, it has action and horror with a great proactive AI that changes and adapts according to the player's skills.

  • Yu Ma

    by Yu Ma

    This game is quite dated by now but it still offers one of the best local multiplayer game experiences for PC. The gameplay is fast and frenetic and t More

  • Benito Saldaña

    by Benito Saldaña

    so many good memories from this game. sneaking out of school to play this with friends (there were only 3 of us so we had to make do with an ai ally)  More

  • Virginia Ross

    by Virginia Ross

    The Left 4 Dead 2 co-op game is definitely a group activity. Trekking around alone gets boring. Good graphics and effects. It would be quite interesti More

  • Hannah Day

    by Hannah Day

    Playing this since I was a kid I must say this is one of the greatest local co-ops ever the fact that sometimes you would curse even your own team mat More

  • Judy Cole

    by Judy Cole

    This game is interesting and involved. I like the graphics and the story line. Its fun to play with your friends.

  • Rakesh Dutta

    by Rakesh Dutta

    Fun coop game with a maximum of 4 players

4.Rayman Legends

Paid: $29.99 Check price
Rayman Legends is a platforming game by Ubisoft. The game is about Rayman and Globox enter new realms by entering a collection of paintings. Players can also play as the Teensies and princesses by rescuing them.
  • Cynthia Berry

    by Cynthia Berry

    This is a great game for Playstation gamers that keeps you engaged as you unveil and solve the multi- level strategies. It's perfect for a varied age  More

  • Madison Crawford

    by Madison Crawford

    Classic games will always survive the test of time. I've been playing rayman since i was in diapers and now it has coop and online team ups simply awe More

  • by Jacob Garcia

    Rayman Legends is one of the best local co-op games for PC I've played in a while. It is mysterious and fun and the graphics are great. It is from Ubi More

  • Melissa Hicks

    by Melissa Hicks

    I had alot of fun playing Rayman Legends by Ubisoft. Its a cool game about discovering new worlds.

5.Borderlands 2

Paid: $19.99

Borderlands 2 is an action role-playing first-person shooting game which was first released in 2012. It is the second game in the Borderlands game series. This four-player co-op game won the VGX Award for Character of the Year.

  • Zeng He

    by Zeng He

    While you can play this game solo, this is really one that you should play co-op with friends. It just makes the entire experience that much better an More

  • Dorothy Bishop

    by Dorothy Bishop

    This was just a video game trailer. It highlighted some of the points about it being a co-op game for the PC and I got some good information on it. So More

  • Marilyn Guerrero

    by Marilyn Guerrero

    This game should be way higher in this list a lot of people play this and it is also one of the best games out there when it comes to coop

  • Jane Bell

    by Jane Bell

    I love co-op games for my PC and Borderlands 2 is a great one. It's awesome to be able to run around shooting with people and make friends at the same More

  • Amit Gavde

    by Amit Gavde

    One of the best single player games Ive ever played with Co op in it. This game has the action, the comedy and the story all in one. Definitely one of More

6.FIFA 17

Paid: $29.99
FIFA 17 is a sports video game in the FIFA series developed and published by Electronic Arts. The new features in FIFA 17 include new attacking techniques, physical player overhaul, active intelligence system, a set piece rewrite and a new single-player story campaign mode, "The Journey".
  • David Hoffman

    by David Hoffman

    FIFA is the gold standard for soccer games and the local co-op is great for having some 2 player fun. All the added features for FIFA 17 make it the m More

  • Anna Fox

    by Anna Fox

    This is a friendly game it creates rivals and disputes as well as healthy competition between my friends and I and we enjoy every second of it.

  • Gustavo Borges null

    by Gustavo Borges null

    Awesome game. You can play 1 to 8 together. It's a fun mess!

  • Ivy Xiong

    by Ivy Xiong

    I can't seem to find the co-op feature in the product description. It looks cool and I am a fan of Fifa, but it is not what I was looking for.

7.LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga

Paid: $19.99 with in-app purchases
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga is an adventure local cooperative game developed by Traveller’s Tales Feral Interactive and published by LucasArts. Released in 2009, this game is available on Windows and Mac PCs.
  • Roger Schmidt

    by Roger Schmidt

    A must-have game for any Star Wars fan, especially since this is the complete edition, you'll get to play I to IV with your friends and family with th More

  • by Donna Turner

    If there's a Star Wars fan (or more than one!) in your family, you can't go wrong with this game. Good clean fun based on the movies, and at a price t More

  • Janice Davidson

    by Janice Davidson

    Not really a fan of the parody of Lego

  • Ann Gu

    by Ann Gu

    Of all the Lego games this one is the best. It is the only Star Wars game that has the whole Saga! Great graphics and smooth game play easily make thi More

  • Denise Martin

    by Denise Martin

    A rush of adrenaline rushes through just playing this game.It is a good way to send time.

8.TowerFall Ascension

Paid: $14.99 With DLCs

TowerFall Ascension is a 2D indie action local co-op video game developed and published by Matt Makes Games Inc. This 4-player game is available for PC and Mac, and on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gaming consoles.

  • Jordan Webb

    by Jordan Webb

    This is a fast-paced game that can be played in local multiplayer. You can play with 3 other friends for some really fun and frenetic time.

  • Douglas Lopez

    by Douglas Lopez

    Such an amazing coop game, you can waste hours in this and feel like you didnt spend any time at all. This game has so many maps you will never get bo More

  • by Virginia Adams

    Seems like a basic "homegrown" game that holds on to the nostalgia for a multiplayer game, which combat and lightheartedness.

  • Wayne Hoffman

    by Wayne Hoffman

    This is a great co-op game. There are 1- 2-, and 4-player options depending on what you are in the mood for.

9.Trine 2

Paid: $19.99
Trine 2 is a multiplatform multiplayer game. In Trine 2 the player controls three heroes: Amadeus the Wizard, Pontius the Knight and Zoya the Thief - who continue their adventures together in a magical kingdom.
  •  Julio César del Ángel

    by Julio César del Ángel

    Trine 2 is probably the prettiest, most exciting game you'll see on Steam this year. Even if you're not an avid gamer, the scenery in the game is wort More

  • Jerry Medina

    by Jerry Medina

    Trine 2 was a really interesting fantasy game. A whole ton of fun to play with a buddy!

10.LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

Paid: $19.99 with in-app purchases

Lego Marvel Super Heroes is a Lego-themed action-adventure game published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Feral Interactive. It's compatible with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, iOs and Android devices, and Windows and Mac computers.

  • Amy Hayes

    by Amy Hayes

    LEGO games have always been a lot of fun while still being kid and family friendly. This game is no different and can be played together as a couch co More

  • Cynthia Pearson

    by Cynthia Pearson

    A more child friendly Marvel game since it is a Lego game. I play this with a local ethernet cable in multiplayer with my older brother and he seems t More

  • George Henderson

    by George Henderson

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is a funny game in which you have to take control of a LEGO version of superheroes like Spiderman, the Hulk, Captain America  More

  • Margaret Ross

    by Margaret Ross

    I think this matches pretty well. It is a PC game like requested but I don't think it is co-op. The site itself looks very well laid out and easy to n More


Paid: $14.99
Spelunky is an open source platform video game independently created by Derek Yu and first released in 2008. It features randomized levels offering a challenging new experience for players. 
  • Raymond Franklin

    by Raymond Franklin

    Indiana Jones meets Metroidvania style gameplay. That is as interesting as it sounds but prepares for a challenging time as this is anything but forgi More

  • Catherine Smith

    by Catherine Smith

    Don't let the cutesy aesthetic fool you; this game is hard. Spelunkey is a roguelike game, which means that you'll die a lot before you get the hang o More

  • Billy Ross

    by Billy Ross

    My brother and I need mutiplayer games so we can play together. This game allows us to do that and be competitive against each other.

12.Worms Armageddon

Paid: $14.99 Check price

Worms Armageddon is a 2-dimensional strategy video game for Windows computers. It was developed and published by Team 17 Digital Ltd and was released on May 31, 1999. This game can be played in Single and Multiplayer modes.

  • Ernesto Francisco

    by Ernesto Francisco

    Worm Armageddon is a fun multi player game that lets you play taking turns locally on your computer. It features a wacky cast of worms with a variety  More

  • Joseph Smith

    by Joseph Smith

    This is a fun game to play. It is very exciting and keeps you engaged the entire time. Also with good humor.

  • by Samantha King

    This game was only visualized in still shots. It also looks to have primitive graphic designs. Without actually seeing the game being played, it is di More

13.Metal Slug 3

Paid: $7.99
Metal Slug 3 is a run and gun video game developed by SNK. The most highly praised title in the series among Metal Slug fans for its refined balance and game volume.

  • by Joel Campos

    This is not what I understand from a co-op game. Metal Slug is a very old and awesome game, I remember playing it 15 years ago in an arcade but it is  More

  • Eric Gardner

    by Eric Gardner

    This game was a blast for my fellow employees and I to play on our LAN. It had a totally retro feel, but was very enjoyable!

  • Carol Guerrero

    by Carol Guerrero

    This a great co-op game. I had a lot of fun playing this.


Paid: $19.99

Gauntlet is a co-op action role-playing video game where four players must battle against monsters, bosses, traps, and so on. It was developed by Atari Games and was initially released in 1985 for Windows PC and Sony PlayStation 4 consoles.

  • Victoria Campbell

    by Victoria Campbell

    Gauntlet: Slayer was a bit of a letdown for me. While it did have the co-op feature I wanted, the game itself wasn't really what I wanted it to be. It More

  • by Jeremy Keller

    Gauntlet: Slayer is a must have if you love co op games. Me and my girlfriend play it all the time with our friends. A very fun game.

  • Lauren Castro

    by Lauren Castro

    I believe that this solution to the problem is adequate. Although it is possible to recommend a different selection on local Co-op games available for More

  •  María Elena Blanco

    by María Elena Blanco

    This game is amazing and fun. I love the graphics. I love being able to play with my friends.


Paid: $14.99

Crawl is a competitive multiplayer action game. Players alternate between controlling the enemies and the hero. Enemy players who successfully kill the hero instantly become the hero. It was developed and published by Powerhoof.

  • Russell Campbell

    by Russell Campbell

    This game is lots of fun and reminds me of playing old school arcade games. Having other players control the bad guys is a great twist and really make More

  • Tsu Aniwa

    by Tsu Aniwa

    The game it self is great, me and my friends finds it a little repetitive and boring after a while, each game is fairly long but not that fun after ha More

  • Crystal Barnett

    by Crystal Barnett

    My first impression of Crawl is that it is outdated. It may help players in some way but I don't believe it would be a very good solution since it can More

  • Magdalena Mora

    by Magdalena Mora

    Competitive multiplayer games are always full of action and Crawl is one of the best. You can control your hero and the enemies, its a game like no ot More

16.Enter the Gungeon

Paid: $14.99

Enter the Gungeon is a dungeon crawler video game released on April 5, 2016, developed by Dodge Roll and published by Devolver Digital. This game follows a group of four misfits seeking the Gungeon’s ultimate treasure. 

  • Bruce Yang

    by Bruce Yang

    This is a fun little bullet hell-style game that can be enjoyed with a friend via split screen making it a good option if you're looking for a good 2- More

  • Ayaan Sharma

    by Ayaan Sharma

    Enter the Gungeon is a fairly popular local co-op game for PC. I can't recommend it because it's such a drag to look at. The game is entrenched in som More

  • Anna Rodriguez

    by Anna Rodriguez

    Great indie co-op game. Allows local split screen to play along side someone with you, which seems to be a rarity these days. Highly recommended!

  • Anthony Mendez

    by Anthony Mendez

    This game has local co-op if you are looking for one on PC. If that is what you need you should look into it.

17.Portal 2

Paid: $9.99
Portal 2 is a first-person puzzle video game developed by Valve that features a humorous story. In the game, the "Perpetual Testing Initiative" has been expanded to allow you to design co-op puzzles for you and your friends.
  • Zachary Russell

    by Zachary Russell

    I first played Portal 2 in 2011, I played on my ps3 with a friend and it was a blast! I'd almost forgot about this game and then I saw it for PC, the  More

  • Diya Venkatesan

    by Diya Venkatesan

    As one of the few games that offered local co-op when things were just starting to shift to MMO style, I can't recommend Portal 2 enough. It's not ver More

  • Henry Gutierrez

    by Henry Gutierrez

    Portal 2 is a must own for all those who enjoy co-op games. Using a testing initiative that expands your abilities based on degrees of difficulty, you More


Paid: $19.99

Cuphead is an indie run and gun platformer action video game heavily focused on boss battles and inspired by cartoons of the 1930s. It was developed and published by Studio MDHR for both Windows PC and Xbox One gaming console.

  • Eugene Watson

    by Eugene Watson

    One of the best 2-player couch co-op game that you play right now. The design was inspired by cartoons of the 1930s and is apparent from the visuals t More

  • Mildred Williamson

    by Mildred Williamson

    The game looks fun and nostalgic with the old cartoon feeling. Being able to share this with friends is also awesome

19.Crypt of the Necrodancer

Paid: $14.99
Crypt of the NecroDancer is a hardcore rhythm game that you can play using a keyboard, controller, or dance pad. You can also use your own music straight from your music library. It also has its own original soundtrack. 
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  •  José Antonio Áviles

    by José Antonio Áviles

    This is a really fun game and something that I have never seen and played before. I found the concept exciting and refreshing also it gets me to move  More

  • Alice Weber

    by Alice Weber

    This a great co-op game. I had a lot of fun playing this. It is good for all ages.

20.Worms Ultimate Mayhem

Paid: $14.99
Worms Ultimate Mayhem takes the original game into 3D, creating new strategies and gameplay possibilities. It includes over 70 single-player missions and challenges, online and local multiplayer for up to 4 players, and 5 multiplayer modes.
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  • Ben Li

    by Ben Li

    This game is really a lot of fun. You can play multi player on one computer allowing you to have fun with friends at once. It's a great game overall a More

  • Bobby Mitchell

    by Bobby Mitchell

    Yes, Worms is certainly one solution, but it is only one. I think a better solution would be something that shows all the varying games available that More

  • Juan Wheeler

    by Juan Wheeler

    co-op on PC is always fun. Here is a game you can play individual or with other players in multiplayer modes.

21.The Binding of Isaac

Paid: $4.99 Check price

The Binding of Isaac is an action-adventure and RPG game where you have to escape your deranged mother who wants to sacrifice you. It was developed and published by Edmund McMillen.

  • Cynthia Moore

    by Cynthia Moore

    I'd been looking for a fun PC game for a while, and The Binding of Isaac, while super simple, is a really fun game. Games don't have to be complicated More

  • Zachary Sullivan

    by Zachary Sullivan

    Holy Freudian role play! This game scared the $%*t out of me in a good way. It's like a living nightmare - part Psycho part psychotherapy. Not your ty More

  • Lawrence Ryan

    by Lawrence Ryan

    It is hard to find a local co-op game these days. This game has classic gameplay that is fun to play with your friend on the couch.

22.LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Paid: $19.99 with in-app purchases
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is an open-world action and adventure video game for Windows and Mac computers, for iOS and Android mobile devices, and PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. It was released in 2014.
  • Frank Walker

    by Frank Walker

    I love playing LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, with my daughter and as with all the Lego games they are great to play local co-op. I would consider all  More

  • Frances Smith

    by Frances Smith

    What a fun game. This is popular with the whole family. It lets you play against each other in the same room.

  • by Christina Zhou

    Who could ask for more Batman and Legos at the same time. Includes up gradable characters

23.Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Paid: $14.99 Free trial available
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is a cross-platform fairytale themed adventure. Guide two brothers on an epic fairy tale journey from visionary Swedish film director, Josef Fares and top-tier developer Starbreeze Studios. 
  • Philip Howard

    by Philip Howard

    I saw this on Steam and had to try it. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is sort of a cross between a fairytale story and an adventure game, it's quite and More

  • Ethan Simmons

    by Ethan Simmons

    I like this solution. Brothers definitely fits the bill as a solution to the problem and appears to be very fun. Additionally there is a huge discount More

  • Janice Wong

    by Janice Wong

    This game really isn't the best for co-op, though I suppose it could be done with a bit of finagling if you held one joystick and let a friend hold th More

24.Resident Evil Revelations 2

Paid: $5.99

Resident Evil Revelations 2 is a cooperative horror game that explains what happened to Claire Redfield after the events of RE Code Veronica. It also offers a co-op mode wherein you can play with your friends.

  • Stephen Chapman

    by Stephen Chapman

    If I was interested in paying and horror, then I think the solution is perfect. The problem is local co-op games for pc. I think a list of several gam More

  • Katherine Ramirez

    by Katherine Ramirez

    I do not play online video games, but this series is popular. I guess the fact that a major event is explained within this game, this makes it a value More

  • Larry Payne

    by Larry Payne

    I was spending the day over at my friend's house and he suggested that we play Resident Evil Revelations 2. We played co-op and it was a lot of fun th More

25.Worms Revolution

Paid: $14.99
Worms Revolution is a Worms game from 2012 in which you can choose to play the extensive single player mode or dive straight into multiplayer warfare via online or local play.
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  • Daniel Ramos

    by Daniel Ramos

    Worms Revolution is a super boring game, I played it last year when I had nothing to do in the summer. My friend tried to convince me it was good, but More

  • Harold Rice

    by Harold Rice

    This would be a good game to start out with and is a great suggestion.

  • Mary Foster

    by Mary Foster

    I believe that this solution to the problem is adequate. Although it is possible to recommend a different selection on local Co-op games available for More

26.Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime

Paid: $14.99

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime is a space shooter and multiplayer adventure video game developed and published by Asteroid Base. The game is focused on players piloting a spaceship in a variety of stations located inside. 

  • Anthony Grant

    by Anthony Grant

    Oh don't sleep on Lovers In A Dangerous Spacetime people! I had a blast playing with my friends and felt satisfied playing for hours in. Super addicti More

  • Emma Tang

    by Emma Tang

    This game seems great. I can play it on the couch with a friend and have loads of fun with them. I wouldn't have known about it otherwise.

27.Ultimate Chicken Horse

Paid: $14.99
Ultimate Chicken Horse is a 2D platformer where you build the level as you play, placing traps and hazards to screw your friends over, but trying not to screw yourself.
  • Mark Jacobs

    by Mark Jacobs

    My friends and I wanted a to find a PC game where we could build as we play and interact on a local co-op level. "Ultimate Chicken Horse" was the game More

  • Carolyn Watson

    by Carolyn Watson

    I love the team-building aspect of this game. It was designed for others to work together around the obstacle course, and is so fun to join a lobby wi More

  • Crystal Moreno

    by Crystal Moreno

    I got addicted to Ultimate Chicken Horse. I usually play first-person shooters but I found that this game is a great way to compete with friends onlin More

28.Rayman Origins

Paid: $9.99 Check price
Rayman Origins is a 2D side-scrolling platformer with an option for multiplayer is available. The objective is to complete the levels, while freeing the Electoons and collecting Lums, in order to save the Glade of Dreams. Overall, there are over 60 levels in the game, taking place in 12 different environments.
  • Adam Jones

    by Adam Jones

    I love me some Co Op games so I am always looking for the best one. If you haven't already done so, then you really need to check out Rayman Origins.  More

  • by Ishan Dasgupta

    I always love this game. It's like Looney Tunes meets Mario. The gameplay is challenging enough for me and my friends, but it is also entertaining in  More

  • by Emma Meyer

    I think this is a good solution to my problem. This is a pc game that allows me to do what I want so I like it.

  • Patricia Perez

    by Patricia Perez

    Rayman Origins is a game for PC that features many environments and levels which makes it entertaining. You can play multiplayer. It is a side-scrolli More

29.Risk of Rain

Paid: $9.99
Risk of Rain is an action multiplayer video game with full of action and roguelike elements developed by Hopoo Games and published by Chucklefish. Through this game, players will be set on a mysterious planet. 
  • Judy Burke

    by Judy Burke

    When I first played Risk of Rain, I thought it looked kind of simple. It was just a 2D action game like the others wasn't it? Well, no. It's a 2D acti More

  • Edward Fernandez

    by Edward Fernandez

    Risk of Rain has trouble managing its difficulty settings, making the game frustrating to play. Putting it on easy makes the game boring. Ramping up t More

  • Hemant Jayaraman

    by Hemant Jayaraman

    Very enjoyable and fun game to play and offered at an amazing price. I suggest you purchase it for your own enjoyment!

  • Jeffrey Newman

    by Jeffrey Newman

    Risk of Rain is a sweet game and I love playing it co-op. I like trying to be stealthily and with co-op it makes it harder and more fun especially wit More

30.Metal Slug X

Paid: $7.99

Metal Slug X is a run and gun arcade video game for computers Windows computers, Android and iOS devices, and Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It was developed and published by SNK CORPORATION.

  • Guo Hu

    by Guo Hu

    The cult classic shooter game finally makes its way to the PC platform and it's just as good as I remember it. This can also be played in co-op locall More

  • by Hannah Howell

    This game is something I will recommend, but only with the warning on that you have to want to replay the game on higher difficulties or play co-op to More

  • Sara Reyes

    by Sara Reyes

    I gave Metal Slug X a try. It's said that is the best game in its genre. Personally I didn't care for it too much. I prefer strategy games, not run an More

  • Debra Ryan

    by Debra Ryan

    It allows for local co-op, many MMO makes that hard unless you know the people before hand. It makes the game more appealing.

31.Pit People

Paid: $19.99

Pit People is a strategy action role-playing video game by indie game developer The Behemoth. It was released on March 2, 2018, and can be played on Microsoft Windows PCs and Xbox One video game consoles.

  • Mark Owens

    by Mark Owens

    Pit People is pretty sweet co-op game that I can play with my friends at home. It's a rarity these days for local co-op, and the games are usually ter More

  • by Gregory Hunter

    I would read the reviews and the description of Pit People on the Steam website. If it seemed like a good local co-op game for PC, I would download it More

  • Hannah Wells

    by Hannah Wells

    This is a good solution because the game had co-op

  • Victoria Chen

    by Victoria Chen

    Pit People is a neat co-op game. It's good because it's fast paced.


Paid: $6.99

Shadowgrounds is a fast-paced top-down shooter game developed by Frozenbyte which is set on a space colony on Ganymede that is being attacked by aliens. This game is reminiscent of the Alien Breed series.

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  • by Tiffany Newman

    I was looking for a good local co-op game for my new PC. My friend told me about Shadowgrounds. I tried it out for myself and, well, I don't care for  More

  • Kevin Wright

    by Kevin Wright

    I've played Crusader: No Remorse almost to death; I was looking for a similar game to play on my PC. A friend from an online gaming forum recommended  More

  • Andrew Pierce

    by Andrew Pierce

    Decent shooter coop. Not a huge fan of top down games though so this isnt for me.

  • by Ruth Walters

    This game is action packed and will leave you entertained for hours upon hours. Its unique in its own way and I love playing against friends.

33.Mercenary Kings

Paid: $19.99
Mercenary Kings is an indie side-scrolling arcade action video game developed and published by Tribute Games Inc. It can be played on computers with Windows and Mac operating system, and on PlayStation 4.
  • Kelly Stanley

    by Kelly Stanley

    I love local co-op games to death, I really enjoy connecting with all of my friends, there's some I can play for hours at a time. Mercenary Kings is n More

  • by Jane George

    If you liked Scott Pilgrim vs. The World game, you will like Mercenary Kings as it's by the same people. You are the hero in the game as you have to s More

  • Julie Hall

    by Julie Hall

    I love playing this together with my friends on line. It's fun, and I feel like we are all hanging out together. I like that we can all connect a bit, More

  • Yu Zhong

    by Yu Zhong

    This game was only ok. It was very arcadey/mario brothers with very cartoony graphics. Not the most captivating game.

34.The Jackbox Party Pack 4

Paid: $24.99

The Jackbox Party Pack 4 is a new storied party game from the Jackbox Party franchise, with new mini-games as "Fibbage", "Survive the Internet", "Monster Seeking Monster", "Brackteering"and "Civic Doodle".

  • Mary Foster

    by Mary Foster

    If you've got a few friends over, this is a must play! It had myself and my friends in stitches. Hours of fun!

35.LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

Paid: $19.99

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 is an action-adventure game by Traveller's Tales and Warner Bros. Players explore the Marvel Universe and take the role of its characters. It can be played on PC and Mac, and on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PS4.

  • Lei Xu

    by Lei Xu

    LEGO games have always been great kid and family friendly titles. Including Marvel to the mix just takes this game to a whole new level of fun for me  More

  • Russell Robinson

    by Russell Robinson

    I bought this to have something to play with my nephew, and for that it's perfect. It's simple to play but it's fun, it brings all his favorite super  More

36.Rogue Legacy

Paid: $14.99
Rogue Legacy is a roguelike metroidvania video game developed and published by Cellar Door Games. Released in 2013, this game can be played on PlayStation 3, 4, and Vita, Windows PC, macOS, Linux, and Xbox One.
  • Zachary Evans

    by Zachary Evans

    Rogue Legacy harkens back to the days of gaming of yore where you played face to face and everything was tough. It's a fantasic local co-op experience More

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    there is no local coop

37.NBA Playgrounds

Paid: $19.99

NBA Playgrounds is a multiplayer arcade basketball video game for computers with Microsoft Windows operating system. It was developed by Saber Interactive and was published by Mad Dog Games, LLC.

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  • Brandon Myers

    by Brandon Myers

    A fun little arcade-style basketball game and is a welcome change of pace from the more serious and technical NBA 2K series. Enjoy the 2-on-2 game wit More

  • Roger Vasquez

    by Roger Vasquez

    NBA Playgrounds is not only a great arcade basketball game but with multiplayer, you can play against your friends or others on the internet. You can  More

  • Ethan Keller

    by Ethan Keller

    Not the best NBA game out there but I enjoy playing it. The multi-player is a lot more fun that I expected and the graphics are descent. It keeps me e More

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    by Eric Côté null

    Borderlands 2 is NOT local co-op! Not without doing some hack with multiple instances of the game running, which is not the same as having it natively More

  • by Theresa Lane

    This is the perfect game to play virtual Basketball. Go to many playgrounds, and play against some online competition, though you can also play offlin More

  • Craig Allen

    by Craig Allen

    NBA in school yard setting. Plays as your NBA stars in 2-2 settings like how you used to do it in school. Highflying and dunking action.

38.Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove

Paid: $24.99

Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is the full and complete edition of Shovel Knight, a sweeping classic 2D side-scrolling platform game series with awesome gameplay, memorable characters, and an 8-bit retro aesthetic.

  • Harry Thompson

    by Harry Thompson

    There just something about that 8-bit retro aesthetic that I really like. It doesn't hurt that it's wrapped around a really solid game. The gameplay a More

  • by Carol Welch

    This is a fun game. I've played it with my sister and it's always fun to try and get through it together. We aren't great at it, but the game is a gre More

  • Annie Xu

    by Annie Xu

    This is one of the best game ever made in this world. It is fun strategic and adventurous my friends and I would spend hours of gameplay to finish thi More

39.Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare

Paid: $19.99 Check price
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare is a multiplayer strategy action shooter game for Windows PCs, and PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. It was developed by PopCap Games and was published by Electronic Arts. The game was released in 2014.
  • Lisa Xie

    by Lisa Xie

    I personally think that the original PvZ is better, the only advantage that Garden Warfare has is that it has a multiplayer option where you can play  More

  • Douglas Foster

    by Douglas Foster

    So these a big problem with games as you can't really play them in local co-op mode any more, I was looking for a game I could play with my girlfriend More

  • Helen Lee

    by Helen Lee

    Never expected anyone plays this like i do i was kinda shocked I noticed that this is one of the best in this list.

  • Arnav Saxena

    by Arnav Saxena

    My buddies and I were after another co-op game. We wanted something fun, whimsical, and not too serious. This game fit the bill perfectly. It was real More

  • Yao Duan

    by Yao Duan

    Great co-op game! I can't wait to spend more time playing this game!

40.Trine Enchanted Edition

Paid: $14.99
Trine Enchanted Edition is a side-scrolling video game combining physics puzzles with action and RPG elements in a medieval theme. This game was published and developed by Frozenbyte.

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  • Sophia Li

    by Sophia Li

    This game has thinking and puzzle solving involved, which is good when you don't want to get worked up with some action packed game. I like playing it More

  • Philip Hicks

    by Philip Hicks

    My wife and I like to spend some leisure time playing co-op games together and we decided to check out Trine Enchanted Edition. Not only was it pretty More

  • Marie Webb

    by Marie Webb

    I think this game is really fun. It lets me play with my daughter, we can co-op and solve puzzles together. The graphics being so pretty is also a plu More

41.BattleBlock Theater

Paid: $14.99

BattleBlock Theater is a comedy co-op multiplayer video game developed and published by The Behemoth and was first released on April 3, 2013. Through this game, players will control a prisoner to play through games. 

  • Donald Curtis

    by Donald Curtis

    BattleBlock Theater is a great 2D game for kids that combines adventure and problem-solving. There is single player and co-op if you want your friends More

  • Wayne Stevens

    by Wayne Stevens

    My brother and I rarely get along with video games. We take it way too far but this was a more light-hearted game that we enjoyed. Our PC was finally  More

42.Divinity: Original Sin

Paid: $39.99 Check price

Divinity: Original Sin is an isometric fantasy role-playing game developed and published by Larian Studios. It also features tactical turn-based combat, a highly interactive world, and lots of choices and consequences.

  • Deng Qian

    by Deng Qian

    I did not understand the "local" part in the question but Divinity is just a RPG game with you can play also as a multiplayer. Although it is a nice g More

  • Dennis Perry

    by Dennis Perry

    Divinity is great playing as a single player, but it is just as great playing cooperative multiplayer. Every time my boys come over we lose track of t More


Paid: $14.99

SpeedRunners is a multiplayer racing video game for Microsoft Windows computers, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and more. It was developed by DoubleDutch Games and was published by tinyBuild. The game was released on April 20, 2016.

  • Janice Mills

    by Janice Mills

    I would like to see here more options for selecting co-op games. The games listed here do not satisfy me

  • Samantha Sanders

    by Samantha Sanders

    I do like that this game not only allows me to have online multiplayers but local online players to play with. Also I like that I can eliminate my fri More


Paid: $14.99
Chariot is a humorous physics-based couch co-op platformer video game developed and published by Frima Studio. It is about a brave princess and her suitor carrying a funeral wagon through ancient caverns.
  • Kathryn Ellis

    by Kathryn Ellis

    If you are looking for a co-op game, this is one of them. It's graphics are great!. I liked playing this game with my husband(we are both gamers). The More

  • Carol Russell

    by Carol Russell

    This does fit what I am looking for, It is a local co-op game that is for my PC so it's a solution that meets everything that I am looking for.

  • Jason Harris

    by Jason Harris

    I wanted a small, easy co-op game that I could play with my friend. I was recommended Chariot and we both loved it. We spent the afternoon hooked on t More

45.Who's Your Daddy

Paid: $4.99
Who's Your Daddy is a casual 1 on 1 video game featuring a clueless father attempting to prevent his infant son from certain death.
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  • Heather Schultz

    by Heather Schultz

    Who's Your Daddy is a local co-op game for PC where the object is to prevent your kid from death. I went in hopeful, but I really am not into this gam More

  • Matthew Brooks

    by Matthew Brooks

    This is a 1v1 coop game of a father trying to save his son. I'm not going to lie its a terrible game, you should probably stay away from this one.

46.Resident Evil 5

Paid: $19.99
Resident Evil 5, also known as Biohazard 5, is a video-game developed by Capcom which features a third-person shooter perspective. This game is available to play on PlayStation, Xbox, and MS PC.
  • Anna Zhu

    by Anna Zhu

    The Resident Evil series has had its ups and downs, and while some of the previous installments were probably better crafted, 5 is still a haunting an More

  • Victoria Woods

    by Victoria Woods

    I like this installment of Resident Evil, but it definitely isn't my favorite. I found some of the story a bit boring and repetitive. It just didn't g More

  • Rachel Porter

    by Rachel Porter


47.Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

Paid: $19.99

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is an online co-op action-adventure game, which is the first ever four-player co-op game. It is the sequel to the Lara Croft: Guardian of the Light and the second installment in the Tomb Raider series. 

  • Carolyn Brown

    by Carolyn Brown

    Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is the sequel to Guardian of Light. Temple of Osiris is the first four player co-op game with Lara Croft. The visual effects are stunning and the all new story is great.

48.Don't Starve Together

Paid: $14.99
Don't Starve Together is a multiplayer game that was designed for various gaming console platforms. It features co-op mode wherein you can play with your friends in this world where you cannot go hungry.
  • Rachel Armstrong

    by Rachel Armstrong

    This game is really great when you play it with a friend. It makes the whole experience more fun and makes for some interesting ways to play. A really More

  • Aaron Taylor

    by Aaron Taylor

    In today's era of big budget video games it can sometimes be quite refreshing to play a game like "Don't Starve Together". While the graphics are fair More

49.Dungeon Defenders II

Free download
Dungeon Defenders II is a cooperative Action Tower Defense with roleplaying elements where you must create tour team of heroes and ramp up your defenses to survive.

    50.Save Your Nuts

    Paid: $14.99

    Save Your Nuts is a multiplayer-focused party video game wherein players must test their cooperation skills on physics-based battles for all ages. An online multiplayer is currently under development. 

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      by fred bobohn null

      Great game for couch party at home with a bunch of friends. It's easy to pick up for everyone, new player can join the party in the middle of a game and have fun. At the same time it's challenging because of the physic and the cooperation. The cartoo More


    A local-area network, abbreviated as LAN, is a PC network that spans a small area. A LAN is often confined to a single room or building. Although one network can be connected to other networks over any distance. This connection is possible via a telephone line or radio waves.


    Did you know that gamers used to bring their computers in a single venue to play multiplayer games? These gatherings are common before the rise of online gaming and are called "LAN parties". Most LAN parties are held within small houses between a small group of friends. Although some can be hosted in a rented venue with more than a dozen attendees. These huge events usually have a prize pot and awards to be given. Most of the games in these events are usually co-op PC games. These local co-op PC games are considered by many as a good way to meet and compete with fellow enthusiasts.

    The world's biggest LAN party was the 2013 DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Championship. This LAN party is usually called DreamHack Winter 2013 for short. It was held in Sweden last November 2013 and consisted of at least 26,000 visitors. Also, a whopping $250,000 community-funded prize pool was given for the championship. Despite the rise in online gaming, LAN parties are still very much popular in most circles. This is further proved by the fact that events like these are still organized periodically all over the world. Moreover, it can be seen that plenty of old games that rely on LAN connections are still popular amongst the older crowd.