Games are meant to be played with friends. From the earliest days of pen and paper RPGs to sidescrolling beat-em-ups in arcades everywhere, the highs of a great game are so much sweeter when you share them with a friend or three. Even better, keeping close to friends and family through co-op gaming has never been easier thanks to the rise of local multiplayer on PC, and drop-in, drop-out online co-op.
This is our newly updated list of the best co-op games on PC, as of September 2014. If you're out for a new co-op adventure, grab your wingman and dive into one of the games below: these are our 15 favorite co-op games we'd tell anyone to play right now.