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Co-Op 360 Games

Mai-KeroMai-Kero Registered User regular
edited March 2009 in Games and Technology
So I'm in the market for Co-Op 360 games. Right now, I'm playing through Resident Evil 5 with someone, and it's incredibly fun. She's suggested Gears of War for the next one, and probably GoW2 following that, but that's about where we run out of ideas.

Does anyone know of any other good Co-Op experiences? I'm also looking for any sort of survival horror game available for 360 or PS2 that is actual survival-horror and not Resi 5 (even though it's awesome) and also not ridiculously expensive and hard to find.

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    OrogogusOrogogus San DiegoRegistered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Co-Optimus is the best co-op gaming site.

    I like Earth Defense Force 2017, but I gather it's a love-it-or-hate-it experience. Pew pew pew. It's kind of like Crimsonland in 3D. Other than that I think most everything on the list is fairly self-explanatory as far as what kind of game it is.

    Left 4 Dead is co-op and survival horror-ish, but I assume you know about that already.

    Dead Space was fun enough as a (single player) survival horror game. Are you looking for lower profile games than these? I was going to mention Halo 3 for the co-op part, but I figured it went without saying.

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    Lord YodLord Yod Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Rainbow Six Vegas 1 and 2.

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    RainbowDespairRainbowDespair Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    There are some great co-op 360 games on XBox Live Arcade. Castle Crashers, Geometry Wars 2, and Heavy Weapon are all fantastic co-op experiences and they'll only cost you $10-$15 a piece.

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    KalTorakKalTorak One way or another, they all end up in the Undercity.Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Any of the LEGO games are fun co-op, though they might be a bit on the kiddie side if you've been doing Gears and RE5.

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    GuibsGuibs Weekend Warrior Somewhere up North.Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Halo 3 can be played in coop for the full campaign.
    Gears of Wars 1 & 2 as mentionned are also great picks.
    Too human is also an option.

    As for survival horror, you absolutely need to play DeadSpace. RE5 is NOTHING compare to that game. DeadSpace is closer to the real "survival horror genre", espicially at higher difficulty levels.

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    GuibsGuibs Weekend Warrior Somewhere up North.Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    KalTorak wrote: »
    Any of the LEGO games are fun co-op, though they might be a bit on the kiddie side if you've been doing Gears and RE5.

    I'd second the lego games, although only Lego Starwars The Complete Sega is playable over Xbox live.

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    DolbyDigitalDolbyDigital Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Assault Heroes 1&2 are great fun co-op.

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    solsovlysolsovly Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Schizoid. It's designed from the ground up to be co-op. You can't even play a regular single player mode (you control both players if you play single).

    edit: not survival horror but definitely gets tense as the game gets harder.

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    fragglefartfragglefart Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    There are some great co-op 360 games on XBox Live Arcade. Castle Crashers, Geometry Wars 2, and Heavy Weapon are all fantastic co-op experiences and they'll only cost you $10-$15 a piece.

    Agreed (one of us always posts these games!)

    And EDF 2017 is awesome. But not co-op over Live.

    I don't think you can same-screen co-op Halo 3, but I love playing that co-op over Live. Halo Wars is fun co-op too.

    Also, Rock Band 2 is pretty much as good as it gets. Incredible co-op game. <3

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    MadpandaMadpanda suburbs west of chicagoRegistered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Halo3 can be same screen co-oped. I did it with a friend while skull hunting.

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    EdS25EdS25 Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    I'll put in a vote for Mercs 2. Should be able to get it for less than $20 these days. It's not perfect (mostly AI issues) but it can be really fun blowing everything up. And I mean everything.

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    acidlacedpenguinacidlacedpenguin Institutionalized Safe in jail.Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Guibs wrote: »
    Halo 3 can be played in coop for the full campaign.
    Gears of Wars 1 & 2 as mentionned are also great picks.
    Too human is also an option.

    As for survival horror, you absolutely need to play DeadSpace. RE5 is NOTHING compare to that game. DeadSpace is closer to the real "survival horror genre", espicially at higher difficulty levels.

    thats all cool and everything but neither Deadspace nor Too Human offer offline co-op. I suppose you could do some pseudo co-op type single player but played as a team sort of thing, but Too Human wouldn't really lend itself to that style of co-op.

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    glithertglithert Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Castle Crashers

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    AegeriAegeri Tiny wee bacteriums Plateau of LengRegistered User regular
    edited March 2009
    glithert wrote: »
    Castle Crashers

    This a million times this.

    It is by far one of the best co-op games I've played. Especially when you have to fight for the princess and you face down 3 players on full health with 10% life.

    And win hilariously because they ignored you initially.

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    darleysamdarleysam On my way to UKRegistered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Got Marvel: Ultimate Alliance to play with my good woman, and we really enjoyed that after getting into it (still a bit confusing, but it's good fun).

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    LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    N+ and Ikaruga can be excellent if both players know what they are doing.

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    AegeriAegeri Tiny wee bacteriums Plateau of LengRegistered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Wait, Ikaruga is on the 360? Since when?! D:

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    LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Aegeri wrote: »
    Wait, Ikaruga is on the 360? Since when?! D:

    9th of April, 2008.

    I have a monitor that turns 90 degrees too :)

    It is 800 MS Points on the live arcade.

    Edit: It is very pretty.

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    darleysamdarleysam On my way to UKRegistered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Aegeri wrote: »
    Wait, Ikaruga is on the 360? Since when?! D:

    It's a little known (completely legal) ROM hack, go here to find out more about it.
    No I am not talking about illegal things.

    edit: CURSE YOU LEWIS!

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    FrontierPsychiatryFrontierPsychiatry Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Earth Defense Force 2017, if you can find it. It's a budget title, but extremely fun co op, as long as you enjoy mowing down thousands of giant ants and also giant robots and also cyborg godzilla.

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    AegeriAegeri Tiny wee bacteriums Plateau of LengRegistered User regular
    edited March 2009
    LewieP wrote: »
    Aegeri wrote: »
    Wait, Ikaruga is on the 360? Since when?! D:

    9th of April, 2008.

    I have a monitor that turns 90 degrees too :)

    It is 800 MS Points on the live arcade.

    Edit: It is very pretty.

    Holy fucking shit. How long as it been on arcade without me noticing it?

    I literally looked through most of the arcade games, I have no idea how I would have failed to notice that games presence. When I go home, you better believe that game will be bought so hard.

    I hunted for over a YEAR to find it on the gamecube for absolutely no luck. At last I WILL HAVE IT!

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    LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Then my work here is done.

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    hyperpowerhyperpower Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    ok. 2 of my mates are coming round to drink beer and play xbox. What's a good 3 player co-op? Already have castle crashers

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    SynthesisSynthesis Honda Today! Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    EdS25 wrote: »
    I'll put in a vote for Mercs 2. Should be able to get it for less than $20 these days. It's not perfect (mostly AI issues) but it can be really fun blowing everything up. And I mean everything.

    Bugs aside, I love Mercs 2 (you really can blow up everything). The tagline for the game should be: "Every problem on Earth and in Heaven can be solved with High Explosives".

    However, there's no splitscreen option (unlike in Halo 3, GOW1/2, RE5). Just keep that in mind.

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    KorKor Known to detonate from time to time Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Arcade games:
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Arcade Game
    Castle Crashers

    360 games:
    Rock Band
    Halo 3
    Army of Two

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    greeblegreeble Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Mai-Kero wrote: »
    I'm playing through Resident Evil 5 with someone, and it's incredibly fun. She's suggested Gears of War for the next one

    Wait, you've found a woman who enjoys playing RE5 and can handle the controls??? Marry her! (If you haven't already)

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    Ziac45Ziac45 Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    For 2 player I have to say Army of Two, the whole game was built around co op and it is a ton of fun.

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