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Yet another XBLA thread (best co-op games?)

darkenedwingdarkenedwing Registered User regular
edited December 2008 in Games and Technology
So, on Monday my girlfriend will be visiting for over a week, and we want some good co-op XBLA games to play.
Castle Crashers was the first thing that came to mind, so I will be picking that up today. Are there any other great Co-Op XBLA games? And, they must be split-screen.

Sorry if this thread made G&T go from "lots of XBLA threads" to "too many XBLA threads" :P

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  • solsovlysolsovly Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Recommending Schizoid a million times. It's specifically designed for co-op (there isn't even a real single player mode, just one player controlling both ships). No buttons to learn, just movement, enemy patterns and teamwork.

    The demo will give you a good taste, first time I've actually bought a game to continue a demo.

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  • DelinatorDelinator Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Assault Heroes 1 + 2 and N+ are fun in co-op.

    Worms and Bomberman are also a lot of fun in multiplayer, but you will be playing against each other.

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  • LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Ikaruga?

    Not split screen, but I assume you just mean offline.

    Edit: Unjailed!

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  • darkenedwingdarkenedwing Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    As long as its a 2 player offline game :P
    Ikaruga might be a little too hardcore, Schizoid looks really fun, and N+ might be right up our alley too.
    I guess i'll have to show her N (let her play the flash version) and show her a review of schizoid and see which she likes more.

    She also wants to play L4D and TF2 when she is down :D (PC version, of course).

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  • aBlankaBlank Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Smash TV, Turtles, Gauntlet, Streets of Rage, Contra, Aegis Wing (free!), Alien Homonid, Heavy Weapon, Assault Heroes...

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  • darkenedwingdarkenedwing Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    I think i've settled on Castle Crashers, and either Schizoid or N+. both of their demo's are awesome. I am leaning towards N+ right now, though.

    Thanks for all the input :)

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  • fragglefartfragglefart Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Metal Slug is good, but as I've said many times, Heavy Weapon in 4-player is one of the most fun co-op games I've ever played!! I wish everyone owned it. It is my absolute favourite "I'm too drunk to play Gears/Halo/anything vs let's throw on..." game after Rock Band.

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  • ACC3SSACC3SS Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    You will not be disappointed with Castle Crashers.
    Unless you're playing online...

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  • The_ScarabThe_Scarab Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    CATAAAAAAAAAANNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN

    Also, fuck me Lewie is unjailed. I cant remember what his avatar looks like he's been in the slammer so long.

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  • cwapfobrainscwapfobrains Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Catan is online coop only. no same screen.

    I recommend Age of Booty (in addition to Castle Crashers of course). There is no coop story, but playing on a team of 2 against 3 other teams of 2 bots each (2v2v2v2) is really really fun. If you can take it online and play coop against other people, it's even more fun.

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  • darkenedwingdarkenedwing Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Well, I just bought N+ and Castle Crashers.
    I hope she likes them :D

    i'll make sure to check out the demo for Age of Booty though.

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  • CymoroCymoro Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    N+

    Alright man you go for the switch I'll go for the do-*BOOM* FUCK

    (x50)

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  • The_ScarabThe_Scarab Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Catan is online coop only. no same screen.

    Doesn't change the fact that everyone should buy CATAAAAAAAAAAANNNNN

    The extra A's and N's stand for awesome.

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  • darkenedwingdarkenedwing Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Cymoro wrote: »
    N+

    Alright man you go for the switch I'll go for the do-*BOOM* FUCK

    (x50)

    Tell me about it. I made a level just a few minutes ago, and it it close to impossible, but beatable. barely. :P

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  • DarmakDarmak RAGE vympyvvhyc vyctyvyRegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    LewieP wrote: »
    Ikaruga?

    Not split screen, but I assume you just mean offline.

    Edit: Unjailed!

    Not for long. :P

    Also, I'm going to recommend Ikaruga, N+, Castle Crashers, Doom, and I'm not sure but I think Carcasonne can be played on one screen as well. Even if it can't you should pick that one up anyways because it's fucking amazing.

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  • mcphorks5mcphorks5 __BANNED USERS regular
    edited December 2008
    The_Scarab wrote: »
    Catan is online coop only. no same screen.

    Doesn't change the fact that everyone should buy CATAAAAAAAAAAANNNNN

    The extra A's and N's stand for awesome.

    I whole heartly endorse this statement

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  • cwapfobrainscwapfobrains Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Darmak wrote: »
    LewieP wrote: »
    Ikaruga?

    Not split screen, but I assume you just mean offline.

    Edit: Unjailed!

    Not for long. :P

    Also, I'm going to recommend Ikaruga, N+, Castle Crashers, Doom, and I'm not sure but I think Carcasonne can be played on one screen as well. Even if it can't you should pick that one up anyways because it's fucking amazing.

    Carcasonne is excellent single screen multiplayer, although strictly speaking not coop. ;) In a similar vein is Ticket to Ride, which my gf loves.

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  • h8b1llg8tsh8b1llg8ts Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Aces of the Galaxy ... No one mentioned that and that's for shame ...

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  • devoirdevoir Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    My girlfriend really loves playing Feeding Frenzy 2 with me. :P

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  • darkenedwingdarkenedwing Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    devoir wrote: »
    My girlfriend really loves playing Feeding Frenzy 2 with me. :P

    I'm not sure if this is sexual innuendo or not. The ":P" makes it even more puzzling :(

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