What do you have planned for Valentine’s Day this year? (If you’re single and looking for that special someone, try finding bae with these dating apps.)
Besides the usual dinner date, it may also be a good idea to spend some safe quality time at home with bae considering we’re not exactly out of the woods yet with this pandemic.
Here’s our suggestion: Check out our shortlist of eight co-op video games from different genres that are easy to learn, especially if your BB is new to gaming. Side effect: Bae might start enjoying video games too.
It Takes Two
PC, Playstation 4|5, Xbox One, S|X
This award-winning masterpiece comfortably made it into our best games of 2021 list. You can only play it co-op and, honestly, it’s so fun – can’t tell you how many times I’ve argued or high-fived with bae over some of the puzzles in this game.
It Takes Two is an action-adventure game where you play a couple planning to get a divorce. Somehow, the two of you get transported into the bodies of dolls made by your daughter, and now you must reluctantly work together to get back into your own.
The story is wholesome, and the gameplay is playful and creative. If you want to intro your non-gamer S.O. to video games, this is the one that will get them hooked.
Overcooked 1 & 2
PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One
This is the quintessential game to test your relationship. In “Overcooked”, you’ll both play as chefs dishing out various food such as cakes, burgers, and sushi. What better way to build (or assess your compatibility) than working together to assemble the raw ingredients, slice, cook, and plate the dishes before sending out the diners’ orders.
It starts off