I really dig co-op games...there's nothing like taking on hordes of cheap-ass enemies with a buddy. Sadly, there are very few Co-op games out there...why more developers don't add in this great feature is beyond me. At any rate, below is a very nifty list of Co-op games by "mr bernard langham", that I found on usenet. I'll try to keep it updated as he updates it...

At the bottom, you can see the few updates I've, personally, added to the list based on games I've found that offer co-op gameplay. If you know of any games that offer Co-op gameplay that aren't on the original list, or in the list with my addtions, please email me.

Speedwaystar's PC Coop Game List
Based on a list by Michael <c...@iinet.net.au>

The essence of cooperative multiplayer gaming is that of "working together with friends to solve the single player game." Accordingly, the term "coop games" as used herein means games which support simultaneous cooperative network play over the course of the main single-player campaign, or at least individual scenarios thereof.

It does *not* include the more common FPS team vs team deathmatch or capture-the-flag styles of multiplay, where one team may be composed entirely of bots and the other of cooperative players (e.g. Unreal Tournament, Battlefield 1942, Joint Operations etc).

To be included, strategy games must support full alliance options, where two or more human players with separate empires can pool resources, share cities, engage in trade etc, and cooperate against an AI-run empire or more than one.

* = recommended/popular

Recent additions
2004-09-30 Added Fair Strike, Emperor: Battle For Dune, clarified NOLF2 and C&C entries (Ray Martineau)
2004-09-27 Added Doom 3 coop mod, Far Cry coop mod, LOMAC, Sum Of All Fears, Nitro Family, Will Rock, Deus Ex coop mod, Rune coop mod (Raymond Martineau, Antti)
2004-02-08 Added Incubation to Strategy/Tactics (Mike Mendelsohn)
2004-02-14 Added Age of Empires 1-2, Age of Mythology, Empires Dawn of the Modern World, American Conquest, Starwars Galactic Battlegrounds + Clone
Wars, Empire Earth, Rise of Nations, Command and Conquer (various editions) and Axis and Allies (Aaron Johnson).
2004-04-07 Sacred

* Baldur's Gate 1-2 + expansions
* Diablo 1-2
Heroes of Might & Magic 3
* Icewind Dale
* Neverwinter Nights 1-2
Nox (with 20+ meg "Quest" patch)
Throne Of Darkness
Pool Of Radiance 2: Ruins of Myth Dranor
Sacred (3-player coop campaign)
Vampire: The Masquerade

Flight Sims
Apache Havoc
Battle Of Britain
Commanche Gold
Enemy Engaged Commanche Hokum
* European Air War
Eurofighter Typhoon
Fair Strike
F22 Lighting 3 (over Novaworld only)
* Falcon 4
* Flanker 2 (Strongly recalls FA-18 Interceptor on the Amiga)
* IL-2 Sturmovik
Janes FA-18
Janes USAF
Longbow 1+2
Lock On: Modern Air Combat (LOMAC)
Mig Alley
Total Air War
WW2 Fighters

First Person Shooters
Alien vs Predator ("coop" limited to fighting off endless waves of respawning monsters in small DM-style maps)
Delta Force 1-3
Deus Ex (with coop mod)
Doom 1-3 (latter requires doom3_coop mod)
Duke Nukem 3D
Far Cry (with coop mod)
Ghost Recon
* Half Life (with Sven Coop mod)
Heretic 1-2
Hexen 1-2
Hidden & Dangerous
Klingon Honor Guard
* Operation Flashpoint
Quake 1-2
Nitro Family
No One Lives Forever 2 (limited coop on selected maps)
* Rainbow Six 1, 2 (Rogue Spear) & 3 (Raven Shield)
Redneck Rampage
Rune (with coop mod)
Serious Sam 1-2nd
Shadow Warrior
Sum Of All Fears
* SWAT 3 Elite Edition
* System Shock 2
Vietcong + expansions (limited coop on certain maps)
Will Rock

Age of Empires 1-2 + expansions
Age of Empires: Conquerors
Age of Mythology
American Conquest
Axis and Allies
Command & Conquer: Red Alert (and later editions)
Deadlock 2
Emperor: Battle For Dune
Empire Earth
Empires Dawn of the Modern World
Enemy Infestation
Incubation (with Wilderness expansion)
Masters Of Orion II (in alliance mode)
Myth 1-2
Rise of Nations
Seven Kingdoms
Shadow Company
Starcraft: Broodwar (in alliance mode)
Starwars Galactic Battlegrounds & Clone Wars (basically AoE with Star Wars
Syd Meier's Gettysburg (even supports coop vs coop)
Warlords: Battlecry

Fantasy Sims
Battlezone 2 (with latest patch)
Descent 1-3
* Freespace (downloadable main campaign coop)
* Freespace 2
Shattered Steel
Starlancer (3-player coop campaign)
X-Wing vs Tie Fighter Balance Of Power

M1 Tank Platoon 2
Zork: Grand Inquisitor (apparently!)

Updated Titles
This section is an unofficial addition to the list above. It contains PC games that I have run across that offer Co-op gameplay. If you know of any games that offer Co-op gameplay that aren't on the original list, or in the list with my addtions, please email me.

First Person Shooters

Aliens vs Predator 2
Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil
FEAR (with CoOp Warfare patch, only selected maps)
Half-Life 2
Judge Dredd: Dredd vs. Death
Medal of Honor: Allied Assault
Serious Sam II
Unreal Tournament 1999/GOTY: Monster Hunt
Unreal Tournament 2004 (Alien Swarm Mod)


Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura
Codename: Panzers, Phase 1
Commandos 2: Men of Courage

Dungeon Siege
Freedom Force
Full Spectrum Warrior
Ground Control 2: Operation Exodus
Icewind Dale II
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising
Project Eden
Titan Quest, Immortal Throne
Twisted Metal 2
Typing of the Dead(LAN only)

Helpful Links
The following links provide further info on how to certain games to allow for co-op(location of patches, mods, etc) as well as various thoughts on the co-op play itself.

PC Cooperative Games Megathread
Wikipedia List of cooperative video games
ShadowPanther.net Co-op Games List