50 Best Local multiplayer games

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The best 50 Local multiplayer games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), PS5 (Playstation 5), Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux, 3DS, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Potion Party released the 8 April 2021 and ranked #43, Spirit Arena released the 24 December 2020 and ranked #38, Colossus Down released the 16 December 2020 and ranked #26.

1# Rivals of Aether - 2017

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RIVALS OF AETHER is an indie fighting game set in a world where warring civilizations summon the power of Fire, Water, Air, and Earth. Play with up to four players locally or up to two players online.

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3# Treadnauts - 2018

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You've got a slew of useful tricks at your disposal, including treads that stick to any wall, boosters for midair hops, zero-friction slides, and rocket jumps for soaring into the sky. - Four playable zones, each with unique mechanics and physics objects - Explosive couch competitive mode for 2-4 artillery rocket scientists - Computer AI tanks with three difficulty levels - Single-player Target Test mode with medals to earn - Laser guns, grappling hooks, homing shells, and tons of other power-ups to collect - A dynamic soundtrack by King Felix that changes every time you play - Player progression with levels, maps and characters to unlock - Modifiers to shake things up: zero gravity, slow motion, chaos mode and many more! Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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4# TowerFall - 2018

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TowerFall Ascension is the definitive version of the hit archery combat game. Inspired by classics from the golden age of couch multiplayer, it's a 4-player local party game centering around hilarious, intense versus matches. The core mechanics are simple and accessible, but hard to master and combat is fierce.

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5# Worms W.M.D - 2016

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The worms are back in their most destructive game yet. With a gorgeous, hand-drawn 2D look, brand new weapons, the introduction of crafting, vehicles and buildings plus the return of some much-loved classic weapons and gameplay, Worms W.M.D is the best worms experience ever.

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6# Die for Valhalla! - 2018

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In the land of Vikings a monstrous portal has opened. The Great Old One is plotting to take over the world. Chaos spreads far and wide... and the party's just getting started! Novice Valkyries along with their new mysterious friend set out to save the world. What could possibly go wrong?

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8# Mugsters - 2018

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Aliens have taken over the planet and enslaved humanity. Only you have the know-how to drive back the dastardly threat, free your fellow Earthlings and SAVE THE WORLD.

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10# Tricky Towers - 2016

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With your brilliant robe and magic powers, it’s time to build some Tricky Towers! Stack your bricks in this land of fable, whose marvelous tower will be the most stable? Battle your friends and rise to fame, in this frantic physics game.

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11# Out of Space: Couch Edition - 2020

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Strategy co-op online multiplayer game about living on a spaceship with your roommates. You'll need to generate resources, take care of a deadly alien infestation, upgrade your appliances and build your sustainable space home. Living together is never easy, especially when you are in outer space!

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12# Nidhogg 2 - 2017

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The rules are simple. Reach the other side and kill anyone that stands in your way. Deftly parry and rend their throats, riddle their bowels with arrows, or squish their brains between your toes. The wurm cares not for chivalry.

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13# River City Girls - 2019

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There's trouble once again in River City, and this time only the girls can save the day! Using a variety of attacks, weapons, and items, these hot-blooded heroines are ready to teach the city’s lowlifes a lesson - either solo or in 2-player co-op! It’s an old-school rumble for a new generation!

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14# Heave Ho - 2019

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Heave Ho unites up to four players with a simple goal – don’t fall to your death. Grapplers will use their own two hands and the outstretched grip of their friends to swing, fling, and soar across each level on their way to victory.

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16# Move or Die - 2016

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Move or Die is an absurdly fast-paced, 4-player local and online party game where the mechanics change every 20 seconds. The very definition of a perfect friendship-ruining game.

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17# Flat Heroes - 2016

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Flat Heroes rewards you with that good old feeling of surviving impossible levels alongside a smooth modern design with a minimalist style. During your adventure you will face increasingly difficult challenges that will require you to master the games controls on the journey to becoming a true Hero. And while Flat Heroes comes along with a very minimalistic art style, its spiced up with stunning effects making it one truly unique eye candy experience.

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18# Ninjin: Clash of Carrots - 2018

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Carrots act as currency which can be redeemed in the Corgi Store for new equipment, or the Shady Shop for special weapons, masks and other customization items. Featuring over 150 weapons, projectiles, upgrades, and more to modify the experience to each players preference, Ninjin: Clash of Carrots is an action-packed thrill-fest with a unique and immersive storyline, stylish environments, and exciting and frenetic gameplay! Ninjin also features a unique survival mode called Oni TV Show where players will fight endless waves of enemies for rare rewards.

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19# Moonshot - 2015

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Moonshot is a furious mash up of Angry Birds Space, Smash Bros, and the vintage classic Scorched Earth. Pilot space tanks and wield physics as a weapon to pull off impossible shots in this fast-paced space battle. An instant party game classic guaranteed to get you and your friends laughing.

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21# S.O.N - 2017

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The 300,000 acre forest located in southern Pennsylvania is full of plant life, beauty and mystery. In 2018, 648 people went missing including multiple search & rescue teams, police officers and hikers. You will see through the eyes of Robert Alderson, an unemployed, hard nosed, old school father who drowns out his past demons with alcohol.

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22# Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate - 2018

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This critically acclaimed action RPG series makes its debut on Nintendo Switch. Choose from 14 different weapon types, mix and match them with unique Hunting Styles and Hunter Arts, or even play as an adorable but ferocious Felyne in Prowler Mode! Join the hunt in Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate for Nintendo Switch!

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23# Crawl - 2017

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Crawl is the local multiplayer dungeon crawler where your friends control the monsters! Battle through dungeons and power up your hero - if a friend kills you they take your place and it’s their turn to crawl. It's a race to gain enough XP and loot to take on the hulking final boss!

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24# Killer Queen Black - 2019

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An epic, platform strategy game for up to eight players online or locally. Play Killer Queen Black casually in quickplay matches, up the intensity in ranked matches, or invite friends to a private room. Easy to play, hard to master, fun for all!

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25# Bloody Zombies - 2017

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Fight across the ruins of London using carefully refined Free-Form Combat, taking down a terrifying variety of mutated zombies with an expanding special move-set. Created for 1-4 players, for online and offline play, Bloody Zombies is also enhanced with HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

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