It Takes Two by Hazelight and Electronic Arts is a genre-bending platform adventure created purely for co-op. Players take control of the clashing couple Cody and May after they are turned into dolls by a magic spell. Trapped in a fantastical world, they have no choice but to work together and face the unpredictable challenges waiting around every corner
Krampus Is Home by Regl Studios is a story-driven game featuring a teenager named Sebastion trying to survive various enemies invading his home while his parents are out. Players can be stealthy or run away while defending themselves from the enemies. In addition to the story mode, Krampus is Home also has a survival mode as well as cooperative and competitive team matches. It is currently 70% off as part of the Steam Week Long Deal, so check out the video below to see a portion of the story mode in action
God of War by Santa Monica Studio and Playstation PC is an action-adventure game first released in 2018 on Playstation 4. It sees Kratos now living in the realm of Norse Gods and monsters years after taking vengeance against the Gods of Olympus. The PC port of God of War features enhanced visuals, NVIDIA® DLSS and Reflex support, as well as ultra-wide support. Check out the video below for a quick look at the settings available in the game, as well as some of the action
Shark Attack Deathmatch 2 by Lighthouse Games Studio is a savage, gritty and brutal multi-player title. Players can hunt each other down in various game modes while playing as either divers or a Great White Shark. The game is currently 65% off as part of the Steam Week Long Deal, so the team decided to try out the Predator, Deathmatch, and Survival Co-Op modes. Check out the video below to see some of the carnage in action
LOST EPIC by oneoreight and Team EARTHWARS is a 2D side-scrolling action RPG about a war between gods and humanity. Apart from the beautiful visuals, this game features fast-paced, action-packed battles, a multitude of upgradeable weapons, and a world full of diverse biomes. LOST EPIC is still in Steam Early Acces but recently received a massive update that added two new worlds as well as two brand new characters. Check out the video below to see the latest game from the creators of EARTH’S DAWN in action
Chorus is an epic space-combat shooter by Deep Silver Fishlabs and Deep Silver. Players take control of Nara as she embarks on a quest to destroy the dark cult that created her. With devastating weapons, mind-bending abilities, and a sentient starfighter named Forsaken, Chorus offers a compelling single-player experience. Check out the video below to learn more about Nara and how she ended up on her path for redemption
Heavenly Bodies is a great combination of fun and frustration featuring hapless cosmonauts trying to complete tasks in zero gravity. Even mundane actions, such as pulling switches and wielding tools, are more challenging due to the control scheme. It is certainly not a game for the easily frustrated as the physics-based gameplay and intentionally tricky controls can wreak havoc on your carefully laid plans. However, struggling through the missions with a friend is both hilarious and rewarding.
Gameplay: Requires a controller to be played properly but offers a lot of fun despite the frustration.
Graphics: The whole visual aesthetic of the game is excellent.
Sound: Excellent soundtrack and sound effects
Clid The Snail by Weird Beluga Studio and Koch Media is a quirky top-down shooter starring a grumpy, humanoid snail. Unfortunately, Clid is not just eccentric but also a troublemaker, which causes him to get exiled by his fellow peace-loving snails. Players must take control of Clid as he goes on a journey to exterminate the slug plague that is ravaging the land. Check out the video below to see the game’s opening moments in action as Clid returns to the snail citadel only to be kicked out for his violent tendencies
The Gunk by Image & Form and Thunderful Publishing is a 3rd person action-adventure starring a space hauler named Rani. Along with her partner Beck, Rani chance upon an untouched planet they hope has valuable resources. However, they soon discover that the planet is home to a toxic gunk parasite as well as some other secrets. Check out the video below to see The Gunk in action
Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance is a classic action RPG that has finally made the leap to PC courtesy of Square One Games. Originally released on Playstation 2, the game offered players a hack and slash adventure featuring the 3rd Edition Dungeons & Dragons® rule set. Check out the video below to see this PC port in action when played in two-player cooperative mode