Highly rated two-player games include “Left 4 Dead 2,” “Diablo 3” and “Mario Kart 8.” These multiplayer games allow for both competitive and cooperative play for two players.
“Left 4 Dead 2” is a fast-paced shooter that puts players in the roles of zombie apocalypse survivors. Using a variety of weapons, from machine guns and shotguns to katanas and crowbars, the players must fend off hordes of the living dead and find their way to safety. The game’s cooperative mode allows two players to battle zombies together, while the game’s versus mode allows one player to take the role of a zombie.
Blizzard’s popular “Diablo 3” brings the franchise’s hack-and-slash fantasy action to modern gaming consoles, allowing for cooperative adventuring. Available for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, the game lets players to choose from a variety of classes, including Barbarian, Witch Doctor and Demon Hunter. Players traverse a range of environments, gaining strength and skills, battling monsters and collecting treasure. The game’s online component also allows for play with others around the world.
Available for the Wii U, Nintendo’s “Mario Kart 8” is a sleek reimagining of the classic racing franchise. Taking control of Mario, Luigi and other popular characters, the players race through a range of colorful tracks, avoiding obstacles, discovering secret paths and blasting one another with the game’s unique power-up items.