“Games aren’t what they used to be.” This is a sentiment that pops up again and again among those who grew up playing games in the 80s and 90s and in many ways, it’s true. Video games have definitely changed a lot over the years, to the point where it’s hard to believe that the same studio that created Crash Bandicoot also delivered something like The Last of Us.
Gaming with friends is always tremendous fun and offers a change of pace from going solo. While the majority of multiplayer gaming is competitive, playing in a cooperative fashion, working toward the same goal is rewarding and immensely enjoyable. The idea of split-screen cooperative gaming is slowly dying out as the couch co-op genre has implemented online modes to replace this feature. However, nothing beats sitting down in the same room as your friends to tackle a game together. The following are the 10 best cooperative games to play in split-screen on the same television.
Bungie and Activision are finally through teasing us: Destiny 2, the highly-anticipated sequel to 2014’s first-person shooter/RPG hybrid, is coming out September 8 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
The Nintendo Switch is proving itself to be a great piece of gaming hardware — even if, at present, it’s really just an expensive Breath of the Wild machine — but things will only get better as more quality games are released. One way that Nintendo will really be able to fill out the Switch’s library is to make its Virtual Console service available on the system, as no other company has as impressive a back catalog as Nintendo’s. Once VC does make the jump to Switch, we’re sure to see the same assortment of NES, SNES, and Nintendo 64 classic that have been made available on the Wii and Wii U but if the rumors are true, I’m definitely more excited by the prospect of downloading GameCube games on the Switch.
The Nintendo Switch may come with a dock, but getting a replacement doesn’t come cheap. With docks selling for $90 at retail, some Switch owners have come up with their own creative solutions, including one modder who decided to turn his Nintendo 64 into a fully-functional dock.
If new leaked marketing materials are to be believed, the 2017 installment of Call of Duty being developed by Sledgehammer Games will be subtitled ‘WW2’, indicating that the franchise is set to return to its original era.
One of the most beloved PC games of all time is getting some modern upgrades.
With a new rebooted Power Rangers movie hitting theaters this weekend, one of YouTube’s more well-known gamer channels has taken the opportunity to break down a bunch of Power Rangers video games, dating back to 1991 when they were still called Super Sentai, a Japanese show that was later adapted into the North American franchise we all remember now.
Sony’s PlayStation 4 is in an envious position right now. It not only has a healthy library filled with must-have exclusives and third party software, but has already surpassed lifetime sales of the Super Nintendo and will likely finish ahead of the likes of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 when all is said and done. With so many consoles and games out in the wild, it’s only natural that a fair number of deserving titles have either been left in the dust or don’t get the recognition they arguably deserve.