As old friends now living a thousand miles apart, we're always on the look-out for co-operative and multiplayer games. Join us as we pick up a different game each episode and discuss the experience from a purely from a co-operative / multiplayer point of view.


Featured Games

Here you can see the games we've featured on episodes of Connecting to Host.

Borderlands 2
An open world, shoot and loot, FPS RPG with a bazillion guns and randomized loot. Play as one of four new vault hunters facing off against a massive new world of creatures,

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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Don't Starve Together
An uncompromising wilderness survival game full of science and magic. Gather resources to craft items and structures that match your survival style.

CtH Verdict: Highly Recommended
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DOOM (2016)
Relentless demons, impossibly destructive guns, and fast, fluid movement provide the foundation for intense, first-person combat.

CtH Verdict: Not Recommended
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Fast RMX
Race through a futuristic sci-fi world at incredible speeds. If you need your fix of Wipeout or F-Zero, you've come to the right place.

CtH Verdict: Pick up on Sale
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FORCED: Slightly Better Edition
A challenging 1-4-player game with co-op at its heart! A mix of tactical arcade action, RPG elements and puzzles will forge you and your friends together.

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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Forza Horizon 3
You’re in charge of the Horizon Festival. Customize everything, hire and fire your friends, and explore Australia in over 350 of the world’s greatest cars.

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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Gauntlet: Slayer Edition
Battle the endless hordes of foes as you and your friends fight for treasure and glory via both local and online co-op multiplayer. Invade the Darkness!

CtH Verdict: Pick up on Sale
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ibb & obb
ibb & obb is a two player cooperative game set in a puzzle filled world where gravity goes both up and down. You can only succeed by working closely together. Find a friend for some true local co-op couch fun or match up online.

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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Jawns
Jawns is a reimagined classic strategy boardgame with the speed of checkers and the depth of chess.

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
Find yourself trapped alone in a room with a ticking time bomb. Your friends have the manual to defuse it, but they can't see the bomb, so you're going to have to talk it out – fast!

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Hit the road with the definitive version of Mario Kart 8 and play anytime, anywhere! Play across 48 tracks with up to 4 players when docked or up to 7 other friends online or using wireless play.

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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Offworld Trading Company
Mars has been colonized. The competition to dominate the market is fierce in this fast-paced economic RTS from Civilization IV lead Designer, Soren Johnson.

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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Rocket League
A futuristic Sports-Action game that equips players with booster-rigged vehicles that can be crashed into balls for incredible goals or epic saves across multiple, highly-detailed arenas.

CtH Verdict: Highly Recommended
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Snipperclips
In this paper-themed puzzle game, the main characters Snip and Clip must cut each other up to overcome tricky obstacles...

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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Splatoon 2
A 4v4 team-based third-person shooter where the goal is to paint more of the stage a certain colour than your opponents.

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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StarWars: Battlefront
Immerse yourself in the epic Star Wars battles you've always dreamed of and create new heroic moments of your own in this multiplayer FPS game.

CtH Verdict: Pick up on Sale
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Sunset Overdrive
A fast-paced, open world third-person shooter in which an energy drink has transformed the population into hordes of toxic mutants.

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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THOTH
A challenging, minimalist twin-stick shooter where each stage is handcrafted to test coordination and puzzle-solving skills.

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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Titanfall 2
Titanfall returns in this highly-mobile fast-paced FPS where players get to hop into a mech and destroy their opponents.

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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Titanfall
A team-based multiplayer, first-person shooter where players fight in a sci-fi battleground with Mechs and AI NPCs.

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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Torchlight 2
An action RPG that takes you back into the quirky, fast-paced world of bloodthirsty monsters, bountiful treasures, and sinister secrets.

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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Trine: Enhanced Edition
Three Heroes make their way through dangers untold in a fairytale world of great castles and machinery, featuring physics-based puzzles and beautiful sights.

CtH Verdict: Recommended
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VIDEOBALL
A colourful, 2D sport that anyone can play. Maneuver around the pitch and shoot projectiles to drive balls into the opponents goal.

CtH Verdict: Not Recommended
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