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Co-Optimus Catalogs Cooperative Console and PC Games

Co-Optimus is an excellent resource for gamers interested in co-operative gaming and includes search tools for every major platform, search parameters to drill down through the results, and co-op game reviews.

Many games are touted as having cooperative/multiplayer modes but what exactly cooperative means is often left to the imagination of the buyer. Some games are tagged as multiplayer when they, for example, only have a multiplayer mini game or two while the meat of the game is single player. Co-Optimus lets you sift through games with dozens of variables to get to content you’ll actually enjoy.

Want a game that has split-screen cooperative play so that you and your friend can enjoy the game in the same location and work together on completing it? No problem. Want multiplayer over a network with support for up to 8 players? You can search for that too. You can even search for things like whether or not the game supports drop-in/drop-out modes so players can come and go without ending the session for everyone else.

Hit up the link below to find great cooperative games for your console of choice.


Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 10/5/11

Comments (3)

  1. Paul Acevedo

    Glad you like the site!

  2. Jason

    I <3 Co-Optimus!

  3. Fagadaba

    This site is pretty great in that it fills a void. Before I knew about it I’d google “Best coop pc games” and have to sift through dozens of people’s recommendations on forums.

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