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    10 Co-Op Games To Play While Socially Distancing

    Put down Animal Crossing: New Horizons and give these a try.

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    1. Stardew Valley, an open-ended RPG where you and your friends can do just about anything, from spelunking for materials to frolicking together or with your townspeople at the Flower Dance.

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    Get it from GameStop for $14.99+ (available for PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox Live) and get the mobile version for $7.99 (available for iOS and Android).

    2. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, a Switch exclusive that'll excite fans of superheros and chaotic — and I mean this in the best way — brawls. With 10 chapters to complete, this game will last longer than your favorite hero after Thanos snapped his fingers.

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    Get it from Best Buy, GameStop, Nintendo, or Target for $59.99.

    3. Dauntless, a free monster-hunting cross-platform RPG where you and your teammates play as Slayers. Your goal: to take down Behemoths using weapons and items you build and upgrade.

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    Get it from Epic Games for free (available for PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One).

    4. Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville, a competitive shooter game that continues the fight between flora and the unwelcome undead.

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    Get it from GameStop for $39.99 (available for PC, PS4, and Xbox One).

    5. Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince, a puzzle-solving platformer that tasks you with finding the missing prince.

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    Get it from GameStop for $19.99 (available for PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One).

    6. Gears 5, a gore-heavy Xbox exclusive so you and up to three friends can tackle this campaign together and take out enemy hives.

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    Get it from Steam for $59.99 (available for PC) or GameStop for $59.99+ (available for Xbox One in standard and ultimate).

    7. Minecraft, a cross-platform open world game where you can do basically anything and everything — like blow things up with a bed or get mushroom soup by milking a mooshroom.

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    Get it from GameStop for $19.99+ (available for PS3, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Xbox One, and Xbox 360) or Mojang for $26.95 (available for PC), and get the mobile version for $6.99 (available for iOS and Android).

    8. Divinity: Original Sin 2, a fantasy RPG that may remind you of Dungeons and Dragons with how open-ended your options are for solving tasks and puzzles, and killing enemies.

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    Get it from GameStop for $19.99+ (available for Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One) or Steam for $44.99+ (available for PC).

    9. Blackmoor 2, a free mobile game (it's less than $5 for Nintendo Switch) with so many enemy-fighting levels that you'll have a hard time being bored.

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    Get it from Nintendo for $4.99 (available for Nintendo Switch) and get the mobile version for free (available for iOS and Android).

    10. Death Squared, a puzzle game that'll test your teamwork skills as you try and move your colored cube from point A to point B while avoiding lasers, obstacles, and falling to your death.

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    Get it for $14.99 (available for Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, and Xbox One) and get the mobile version for $3.99+ (available for iOS and Android).

    You and your buddies before each game:

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