Perfect video games to play with your partner this Valentine’s Day

Unravel 2
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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, love is in the air and date nights are in the books. But if you’d prefer to get cosy with your significant and skip the whole book a fancy dinner hurrah, consider video games a chill.

Light up some candles, pop the bubbly, grab a remote and cuddle up on the couch to get immersed in some great couple games. 

Here are six excellent two-player games to cosy up with your lover this Valentine’s Day.

It Takes Two

it takes two
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This award-winning game requires teamwork, strategy and coordination as you play as a clashing couple who have been turned into dolls. Like any relationship, it takes two to reach the finish line as you solve platforming puzzles and attempt to return this couple to their original bodies.

Unravel Two

unravel two
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Play as two small anthropomorphic creatures made of yarn trying to find a safe place to live. In a local co-op setting, you and your partner must work together to solve puzzles and use your yarny powers to manipulate the world around you.

Kingdom Two Crowns

kingdom two crowns
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Ever wondered what it takes to build a kingdom from the ground up? In this 2D sidescrolling strategy and resource management game, you start as a king and queen tasked to build a home from scratch. You collect resources, employ outlaws and rule the land. But you must work as a team or risk losing the crown that keeps you in power.

Untitled Goose Game

Untitled Goose Game
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Fulfil your dream of becoming a horrible goose that harasses unsuspecting villagers. Honk and bite with your partner in this local couch co-op as you make your way around town causing mischief. This puzzle stealth game is excellent if you want a game you can finish in less than three hours.

Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley
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Settle down in a small country town and become a farmer with the love of your life. In this country-life RPG, you inherit your grandfather’s old farm and start anew, leaving corporate life in the dust. Nothing says love than working together to create a profitable cheese, milk, jam and veggies business.

Overcooked 2

Overcooked 2
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Welcome to the Onion Kingdom, where you must defeat the Unbread by cooking up a storm. Work together to chuck ingredients across your moving kitchen to complete orders before time runs out. Be careful, though, cause the kitchen gets hot when there are too many cooks.

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