Sometimes we like to enjoy games with our nearest and dearest so that we can have a hand to hold while you become the number one team to beat on a game’s co-op option. Games can be great to play solo, such as Far Cry 5 and God of War, or even something more light-hearted like Detective Pikachu, but multiplayer, whether you’re with or against your friends, can offer a competitive edge many gamers have.
2018 has brought along some of the best games for co-op. If you wish to load up and storm a battlefield or jump into the sidecar with Nintendo’s favorite plumber, there’s a game to entertain even the choosiest of gamers. Here are the top 5 games for gamers who have a competitive nature.
Fortnite Battle Royale
Although released in 2017, Fortnite is continuing to make waves in the gaming world. The aim of this particular game is a cooperative shooter-survival game, where up to 100 players fight in a battlefield which is designed to get smaller as the battle wages on until there’s one person standing at the end. The game mechanics ensure that battle is fast-paced, as if you fall behind the barrier and fail to make ground so that you’re in the confinements of the battlefield, you’re knocked out.
Many celebrities have said to play Fortnite Battle Royale, helping this game to become an online cultural phenomenon, where it is believed 125 million players log on to play this particular game.
If you’re looking for something that is completely different from the games gracing our gaming charts, Rocket League is a game with a unique selling point. Rocket League is a vehicular soccer video game, where you’re, well, in a car while trying to score a goal like a top soccer player. This game is incredibly fast-paced, and it is known to cause fits of rage as people struggle to keep up and get the ball in the back of the net. However, it’s different and incredibly fun, so you and your friends can enjoy something that’s different from the usual Fifa or Call of Duty games.
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Who doesn’t love Mario Kart, where you can play as the iconic plumber himself or as one of his Nintendo friends? Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the latest release for the Nintendo Switch, and you can play several new characters (King Boo, Gold Mario, Link from Breath of the Wild and Inkling Girl), as well as Battle Mode. With a host of new features, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a superb game, and ideal for solo or multiplayer gameplay – just make sure you don’t become a sore loser or a bad winner!
The original Overcooked game was a huge success, where you and your friends play as chefs who have to navigate around obstacles while keeping up with orders. The aim of the game is to help save the world from the final boss. Now, though, Overcooked 2 is about to grace our game consoles this August, and from what we can see, there’s new characters, more intense gameplay and just as much competitive fun!