Tagged: games for couples

Fine dining for two with Overcooked: Special Edition (Switch)

Waaay back in 2014 we had a post about ‘the best games for couples’. The post tells an embarrassing story about me before listing some of our favourite gaming experiences as a couple. In the years since Maya and me have played many games together, and our list today would probably look quite different. One new addition would surely be Overcooked: Special Edition. This is a nifty co-op game that tested our relationship – mostly in positive ways, I’m pleased to report. Continue reading

13 Videogames for Couples, plus how to drag your gamer partner out of the closet

This is a guest post, by my partner, about gaming as a couple. It’s a response to this here article about another gaming couple

I was convinced he was either a porn addict or a cheat. However, his was not your average tale of debauchery and deceit. The magazines in the closet, the suspicious gaps in the internet history, the long, blank spaces of time when he wouldn’t answer his phone and, curiously, the podcasts he would never let me listen to (but that he would listen to religiously whilst he did the dishes every night – this is back in the day when he cared to do the dishes).

It took a while before I realised what was going on: Mr. Very Very Gaming was in the Very Very Closet about his Very Very Habit. Continue reading