Some co - op games include a new ending when completed in co - op mode. This new ending is unlocked only when players work as a team to complete the game. For instance, Bubble Bobble features an ending that can only be accessed when. Co - op gameplay has been gaining popularity in video games in recent years, 1 as controller and networking technology has developed. On PCs and consoles, cooperative games have become increasingly common, and many genres of gameincluding shooter games, sports games, real-time strategy games, and. These games allowed two players or more to play against the CPU. These franchises are arguably the most successful co - op sports games. 4 Due to the lack of online multiplayer, co - op games in the RPG genre have generally been less common. It's separate from the campaign. By Jeffrey Matulef Published Capcom has finally revealed what it's four-player co-op mode looks like in Dead Rising 4. The good news: It looks fun. The bad: It's a separate mode from the campaign. Though consoles from the second generation of video games onward typically had controller ports for two- player games, most systems did not have the computing or graphical power for simultaneous play, leading most games that billed "2- player gameplay" as a feature to merely be. You can help by adding to it. (January 2015) Atari, Inc.'s '1978 coin- op Fire Truck is widely believed to be the first arcade coin- op to feature co - op play. 2 As its title suggests the game involves a large fire truck, and. All rights reserved. "Will Dead Rising 4 be fun? I think it probably will be he said in his Dead Rising 4 preview. "But will it feel like a Dead Rising game? I'm less certain." Dead Rising 4 will launch on 6th December for Xbox One and Windows. The games had broader consoles to allow for four sets of controls. Electronic Arts has produced key co - op sports games, including the original NHL Hockey (1991) and Madden NFL (1990) installments on the Sega Genesis. Most other titles featuring 2- player were head-to-head sports titles. Though most of the console beat 'em ups were arcade ports, original franchises such as Streets of Rage and River City Ransom also became popular. The scoring system seeks to give a competitive edge to the otherwise cooperative mode. Since the multiplayer is completely separate from the single-player story campaign, players will have unlocked different skills across the two modes.