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10 Video Games You Can Play With BAE

By Trishi Dhingra

Updated - Aug. 27, 2021 7 min read

Couples that play together, stay together! For all the people who find solace in virtual reality, there's no time like right now to get your significant other to pick up the controller. The world of gaming has taken a giant leap over the years. There are storylines, graphics and gameplays you wouldn't believe. I, for one, got all misty playing one such game. True story!

 

Frankly speaking, it's a great way to bond with your partner. So if you're up for it, here's a list of the 10 super-cool multiplayer video games perfect for couples. 

 

1. A Way Out

Genre: Thriller, Crime, Adventure

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A Way Out is an immersive co-op video game that requires two players who play the role of one of two escaping prisoners to plan a prison break. You require every tool, help and favours to get out of the hole you've been put in wrongfully. Each character has a back story you want to learn and behaviours you need to keep in mind. It's time to make a daring escape from prison with your partner (in crime). 

 

Why is this the best video game for couples?

  • It's a two-player game 
  • Both the players need to work together to escape
  • Terrific storyline
  • Awesome gameplay
  • Instructions are pretty simple and always on your screen
  • You always get a choice
  • Newbie-friendly 
  • Realistic graphics
  • Full controller support

 

2. It Takes Two

Genre: Fantasy, adventure

Image Courtesy: Twinfinite

 

From the makers of A Way Out, It Takes Two is a two-player virtual fun you can have with bae. When Cody and May, parents to Rose, decide to split up, their daughter unknowingly cast a spell on them, turning her parents into clay dolls. Your mission is to work together as a team to break the spell and return to your original bodies. There's action, hurdles, an annoying "book on love", mind-blowing graphics and gameplay that will test your compatibility with your partner. 

 

Why is this the best video game for couples?

  • Creativity at its best 
  • Also has mini-games for extra fun
  • Full controller support
  • Intelligent puzzles and levels
  • Super immersive
  • Each level comes with separate abilities you can use
  • Your partner need not buy the game. You can invite her/him using a friend's pass

 


 

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3. Grand Theft Auto - V

Genre: Interactive

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When a young street hustler, a retired bank robber and a terrifying psychopath find themselves entangled with some of the most frightening and deranged elements of the criminal underworld, the U.S. government and the entertainment industry, they must pull off a series of dangerous heists to survive in a ruthless city in which they can trust nobody, least of all each other. One of Rockstar Editor's brainchild, GTA-V is a multiplayer world quite close to the real one. 

 

Why is this the best video game for couples?

  • You can play GTA-V online
  • Series of two-person missions and heists
  • You can earn cash, buy a house and cars with your partner
  • Has a bunch of mini-games like golf, tennis, car racing, etc. you can play with boo
  • Outstanding graphics
  • Has an offline story mode
  • Offer cross-platform connectivity

 

4. Pacify

Genre: Horror

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Pacify is a collection of three separate missions to capture three unique monsters. Each mission includes a unique environment, story, gameplay, and monster. It's a great way to spend time and have fun with your better half trying to complete each eerie paranormal mission, and help PAH Inc. capture the supernatural entities.

 

Why is this the best video game for couples?

  • Nominal graphics but super fun
  • Can be played with 2 to 4 players
  • Full controller support
  • Horrifying but mostly funny 
  • Look out for jump scares

 

5. Unravel Two

Genre: Adventure

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Do you believe in soulmates? If that's a yes, Unravel Two is the perfect couple-friendly video game for you. The journey begins in the stormy sea where two "Yarny" (the game's protagonists) meet, following a devastating ship wreckage on a cold and formidable land. Their purpose is to bloom new life in the surrounding by embarking on a journey stacked with energy, exuberance, inspiration and monsters.

 

Why is this the best video game for couples?

  • Killer graphics
  • Offers a seamless local co-op
  • Mysteries, tricky trials and levels to be solved with the help of your partner
  • Get special abilities along the journey 
  • Experience the beautiful Scandinavian landscape with your bae
  • Playful problem solving
  • Heartfelt storytelling

 

6. Human - Fall Flat

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy

Image Courtesy: Nintendo Life

 

Share laughter and intellect to solve interesting puzzles with your boo. Human - Fall Flat is a hilarious, light-hearted video game set in floating dreamscapes brimming with interactive levels and trials. It has 17 great and each dream level provides a new environment to navigate from mansions, castles, snowy mountains, eerie nightscapes and industrial locations. Multiple routes through each level and perfectly playful puzzles ensure exploration and ingenuity are rewarded.

 

Why is this the best video game for couples?

  • More humans, more mayhem!
  • Can be played with 1 to 8 players
  • Customisable humans
  • Vibrant graphics 
  • Available on PC as well as phone

 


 

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7. Biped

Genre: Adventure

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Two little bipedal robots, Aku and Sila, will walk side by side and embark on a fun and bonding journey. You control the robot's two legs using two sticks or left and right mouse buttons. This allows you to perform various moves—from simple walking and sliding to more advanced actions, like operating machinery or cutting wood.

 

Why is it the best video game for couples?

  • Allows online co-op
  • Shared/split-screen co-op available
  • Full controller support
  • Remote Play is available on the phone as well
  • Interactive
  • Split-screen available 

 

8. Rocket League 

Genre: Fantastical sports

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Cars playing sports. Well, that's gotta be interesting. Rocket League is a competitive game mode based on teamwork and outmanoeuvring opponents. Players work with their team to advance the ball down the field, and score goals in their opponents' net.

 

Why is it the best video game for couples?

  • Fast-paced gameplay
  • You can customise your cars
  • Great for developing communication
  • Competitive 

 

9. Grounded

Genre: Adventure

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As a kid, I loved watching ants minding their business in straight lines. It's a great thing that this multiplayer video game will help me live the moment... but from the ant's POV. Play Grounded to explore, build and survive together in this first-person, multiplayer, survival adventure. Fair warning though; you have to thrive alongside the hordes of giant insects, fighting to survive the perils of the backyard.

 

Why is this the best video game for couples?

  • Immersive and persistent world
  • Require 1 to 3 people
  • Online co-op available
  • Remote play is available for tablets
  • Full controller support

 


 

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10. Left 4 Dead 2

Genre: Horror

Image Courtesy: Rob Gamers

 

Two to four players (in case you want to be a part of virtual reality double date), bending the rules of a zombie apocalypse. Left 4 Dead 2 is a much-anticipated sequel to the number one co-op action horror game of 2008, Left 4 Dead. This video game for couples will take you and your partner through the cities, swamps and cemeteries of the Deep South. Your motto is to survive the dead. 

 

Why is this the best video game for couples?

  • Can be played with two to four players
  • You get an array of classic to upgraded weapons
  • Has an all-new multiplayer mode
  • Five expansive campaigns for co-operative, Versus and Survival game modes
  • Immersive graphics
  • Edgy
  • Custom-fitted to suit your style of play

 


If you're looking for more fun things to do with your partner, end your search here. Refer to our list of the best couple-friendly video games today. 


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