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20 video games you need to play with a buddy

By Kate Gray

Local multiplayer is something of a novelty these days; a hangover from when the internet was dial-up and controllers had wires. If you wanted to see which of your mates was best at Smash Bros., you actually had to invite them over and ruin your friendship in person. They were better, simpler times.

Away from the bright lights and mum jokes of online monsters like Call of Duty, the quiet delights of local multiplayer lives on. These 20 games are some of the best modern couch co-op experiences you can play right now. Grab a friend, and get gaming.



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