The best classic and old school Co-op games

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble is not only one of the most popular arcade ever created, but also a personal favourite of GamesNostalgia. This 2D cartoon action platformer designed by Fukio Mitsuji (aka MTJ) was released by Taito initially in 1986.

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-20Tags: 2 players arcade clear screen co-op coin-up conversion multiplayer platform

Pang

Pang

Pang, also known as Buster Bros in the US or Pomping World in Japan, is 2d platformer arcade created by Mitchell Corporation in 1989. The goal is to destroy balloons that bounce on...

Year: 1990 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: 2 players arcade co-op coin-up conversion multiplayer platform

Golden Axe

Golden Axe

Golden Axe is a side-scrolling hack and slash fantasy game created by Sega and released for arcade machines in 1989. The game was ported the same year to the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesi...

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2019-08-04Tags: 2 players arcade brawler co-op coin-up conversion fantasy fighting hack and slash sword and sorcery

Contra: Hard Corps

Contra: Hard Corps

Contra: Hard Corps, also known as Probotector, is a shoot 'em-up created by Konami and published in 1994 for the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive. The Contra series started as an arcade ...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-11-26Tags: 2 players co-op platform run and gun science fiction side-scrolling

Dogs of War

Dogs of War

Dogs of War is a shooter created by Vectordean for the Atari ST and then ported to Amiga. It was published in 1989 by Elite. The game, for one or two players, is heavily inspired ...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-03-30Tags: 2 players co-op jungle military multi-directional run and gun shoot em up top-down walkabout

Golden Axe II

Golden Axe II

Golden Axe II is a fantasy side-scrolling beat 'em up created by SEGA in 1991 as a sequel to one of the most famous arcades of all time. While the original Golden Axe was first re...

Year: 1991 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2019-12-10Tags: 2 players co-op fantasy genesis original game hack and slash sword and sorcery

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers is a platformer game based on the band The Blues Brothers, created by Titus and released for PC, Amiga, Commodore 64 and Atari ST in 1991, later for NES, SNES and Game Boy.

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-19Tags: 2 players basher co-op movies multiplayer platform side-scrolling

Banshee

Banshee

Banshee is an Amiga original shoot-em-up, inspired to classic vertical scrolling shooters such as 1942. It was developed by Core Design and released for AGA only machines (Amiga 1200 and CD32) in 1994.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-16Tags: 2 players aga amiga original game aviation co-op flight multiplayer science fiction shoot em up steampunk vertical-scrolling

Silkworm

Silkworm

Silkworm is a side scrolling shooter arcade, developed by Tecmo and released initially in 1988. In 1989 the game was ported to Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum by Random Access.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-07Tags: 2 players arcade co-op helicopter multiplayer science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

The Lost Vikings

The Lost Vikings

The Lost Vikings is a puzzle platformer created by Silicon & Synapse (former name of Blizzard Entertainment) and published by Interplay in 1993 for SNES, Genesis, DOS, and Amiga. ...

Year: 1993 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2020-03-18Tags: amiga cd32 co-op comedy fantasy mythology norse platform science fiction

Ugh!

Ugh!

Ugh! is an arcade flight game that is developed by Egosoft in 1992 originally for the Amiga. The game was published by Play Byte and it was released also on MS-DOS and Commodore 64.

Year: 1992 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 2 players amiga original game arcade aviation co-op flight history platform prehistoric

Joust

Joust

Joust is a popular arcade game developed by Williams Electronics and released in 1982. It was one of the first and most successful two-player cooperative games. The players control...

Year: 1986 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-08-19Tags: 2 players arcade co-op platform

The Chaos Engine

The Chaos Engine

The Chaos Engine is a 2-players top-down shooter set in a steampunk Victorian era England. The game was developed by The Bitmap Brothers and published by Renegade Software in 1993 for the Amiga, both ECS and AGA.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: 2 players aga amiga original game co-op multiplayer science fiction shoot em up steampunk walkabout

Rodland

Rodland

Rodland (aka Rod-Land or Rod Land) is a platformer developed and published by Jaleco in 1990 initially in arcades only. In the following years it was ported to multiple other platf...

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: 2 players anime arcade clear screen co-op coin-up conversion fantasy multiplayer platform