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17 Great Games to Play With Your Significant Other

Castle Crashers

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Castle Crashers is a ridiculously fun and hilarious side scrolling game. The game has a great built in teamwork mechanic that makes it perfect for any couple looking for a challenging, character-building and bad guy slashing time.

Portal 2

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The engrossing multiplayer mode of Portal 2 can provide hours upon hours of fun and laughter. Between the witty humor, challenging (but easy enough to learn) gameplay, will have you both brainstorming to figure out levels in this unique videogame experience.

Guitar Hero Series

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What better way to bond with your significant other than by jamming out to some familiar songs. While it’s a little more costly to get set up than the other games on this list, this game will no doubt bring about some good times and competitive laughter between you.

Rayman Legends

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Rayman Legends is perfect for a side scrolling adventure of endless fun. It’s already addictive gameplay only gets better with player two at your side as you both make your way through the wacky levels.

Clash of Clans

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This game is more for the couple that spends some time apart. Clash of Clans introduces a great way for you to either team up under the same clan, or even be rivals and test each other’s base building skills. Either way, it’s sure to add a fun new dynamic!

Duck Hunt

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The good old classic, Duck Hunt, inevitably makes its appearance on our list. It doesn’t have a two-player game mode, but the short rounds make is easy enough to pass off to your significant other. It won’t take long before distracting remarks are being thrown back and forth trying to keep each other’s scores low.

Mario Kart

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Without a doubt, Mario Kart is probably the most widely accepted videogame by significant others that don’t regularly play games. The fast-paced, racing bumper car type gameplay seem to captivate even the most stubborn of people. Just make sure that you let them win every now and then so they want to keep playing!

Tricky Towers

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It’s been a long day, you’re both settled in for a quiet night – time to break out Tricky Towers. This Tetris-esque game can keep you going with hours of competitive play as you both try to stack your way to victory in this colorful and creative title.

Minecraft

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Why not start another life together in the amazingly addicting cubed world of Minecraft. Together you can both embark on a mission of survival and build a kingdom together. You can build castles, forage for items, and explore the dark depths of the creeper world all while watching each other’s backs and having a blast.

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime

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Grab your significant other and prepare for a space adventure that will require the best teamwork to survive. Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime combines cute graphics with great co-op gameplay as one of you will pilot the ship away from bad guys, and the other will control the laser and try to destroy them.

Until Dawn

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Up for a build your own movie adventure game? Grab Until Dawn and cozy up in bed with the lights off for this horror based title. You can each take turns making the many decisions that will be required through all of the games 8 chapters to see what kind of story unfolds. The replayability factor here allows for you to go back through picking a different path as well.

The Lego Franchise

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Lego has introduced some incredibly fun games with co-op aspects, and so it really all depends on what kind of setting both you and your significant other are looking for. Whether it be Marvel, Star Wars, DC, or Lord of the Rings, the addicting gameplay is sure to have you both hooked.

PixelJunk Monsters

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PixelJunk Monsters introduces a fun tower defense co-op system. It’s the job of both you and your partner to build towers and stop the monsters from killing all of the creatures. Strategy and teamwork make this game tough and fun for couples. Communication is key!

Telltale Games

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Just like with the Lego games, almost any Telltale game with its storytelling gameplay will have your girlfriend hooked. With a number of great titles to choose from, the fun gameplay and great storylines will make it seem like you’re taking an active role in a movie rather than playing a game.

Monster Hunter Series

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Few games require the level of teamwork that the Monster Hunter series games do. Sure, you can go after giant wyverns all alone, but why would you when it’s so much more fun with your significant other beside you chopping that Rathalos tail off? Coordinate your playstyles and help each other get better gear/weapons in these wonderful fantasy titles.

World of Warcraft

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Level grinding, dungeon crawling, and an immersive world that you can build your own story around. What more could you want in a game? Take the hand of your partner and whisk them off into the fantasy world of Azeroth to find out what fun adventures you can embark on and deepen your bond.

Borderlands 2

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Hit the criminal laden wastelands of Borderlands 2 with your partner and blast your way to good times. The fantastic humor and team based combat will have you both on the edge of your seats as the game unfolds. Nothing says “I love you” more than saving your significant other from the focused firepower of a deadly boss.




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