The best co-op games like It Takes Two

Co-operative puzzle platformers will likely be up your alley if you loved It Takes Two

It Takes Two is a wonderful and unique couch co-op adventure, and here are our favorite games like it...

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury

Join your friends to complete puzzles, defeat bosses, and experience Nintendo's wonderful levels in this beloved Mario entry that has finally found the audience it deserves on Switch. 

Avaliable on: Nintendo Switch

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Another Josef Fares' gem. The It Takes Two genius really showed off his flair for co-op-influenced level design here, in this sombre, yet playful quest. It's an utterly unforgettable experience. 

PS4, PC, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Xbox 360, PS3, iOS, Android

Unravel Two

A beautiful journey with challenging puzzles that feels satisfying to complete. Handily, if you get stuck, the game features a terrific hint system to help you along the way.

Available on: PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PC

Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Like most games on this list, Sackboy can be enjoyed solo... but it's so much better with a friend in tow. This cutesy plaforming has the same hand-stitched look that we love in It Takes Two.

Available on: PS4, PS5


Even if you aren’t the creative type, you can still explore this endlessly imaginative sandbox with friends, whether gathering resources together or surviving against deadly creatures.

Available on: All platforms

Portal 2

Portal 2 might well be the best co-op puzzle game ever. It took the unique mechanics from the iconic first game, added new features with co-op play in mind, and turned everything up to 11. 

Available on: PC, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Mac, Switch, PS3


This overlooked little slice of Nintendo genius makes unique use of the Switch Joy-Cons, as game design choices force players to work through its adorable stages together. 

Available on: Switch

A Way Out

The obvious choice for It Takes Two fans. Developer Hazelight's previous game, this gritty prison escape isn't one for lone wolves as it's only playable in co-op. A bold, fiercely smart cult hit. 

Available on: PS4, Xbox One, PC

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