Artificial Intelligence has come a long way in recent years with some games creating scarily believable characteristics. But nothing quite compares to the unpredictable, and generally more inventive play styles that come when playing with real people. The game is never the same twice.
Although once a common feature for most games. The co-op option has been rather neglected in recent years, with games focusing more on the single player and death match style multi-player experiences.
Thankfully for Chart Box though, the combination of games such as Halo: Combat Evolved, introducing fully integrated co-op modes, and the widespread implementation of broadband has enabled co-op to make a return, with nearly every new game either featuring a co-op mode, or built from the ground up to take full advantage of the feature.
Chart Box takes a look at what games and mods scratch their COOP itch.