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Hey there, I'm having my birthday party next week, and I need a few games that can be played in groups.

We already have Rock Band 3 on PS3, and UltraStar on my PC. Also I've been thinking about maybe getting You Don't Know Jack, but are there any other games out there?

Doesn't really matter if they are quiz games, or whatever they are, as long as they are fun to play in groups.
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Play Black Ops, take turns. Each time the players in the hotseat gets killed, have a drink.

In all seriousness, if you have a Wii, Just Dance 1 & 2 are pretty fun.
    
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How big a group are you wanting? I'm pretty sure Magicka has up to 4 player co-op on the same screen, but I don't have the game, so I wouldn't know for sure. However, here's a list of games that I know you can play on the same screen with at least one other person, due to the fact that I own them and have done so myself:
  • Blur (4 players max on the same screen - it's a bad port, however, but worth it while it doesn't crash)
  • Trine (3 players max)
  • Left 4 Dead 1 & 2 (2 players max)
  • Street Fighter IV (2 players max)
  • Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light (2 players max)
  • Audio Surf (2 players max)
  • Beat Hazard (2 players max)
The ones in bold are the ones me (and my brother) love the most. Hope this helps you.
 
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post #4 of 19
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Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
Play Black Ops, take turns. Each time the players in the hotseat gets killed, have a drink.

In all seriousness, if you have a Wii, Just Dance 1 & 2 are pretty fun.
Black Ops is way too "lonesome" (sorry, can't find a better word to describe what I mean)...

I don't have a Wii either...

But thanks anyways.

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Originally Posted by TheRockMonsi View Post
How big a group are you wanting? I'm pretty sure Magicka has up to 4 player co-op on the same screen, but I don't have the game, so I wouldn't know for sure. However, here's a list of games that I know you can play on the same screen with at least one other person, due to the fact that I own them and have done so myself:
  • Blur (4 players max on the same screen - it's a bad port, however, but worth it while it doesn't crash)
  • Trine (3 players max)
  • Left 4 Dead 1 & 2 (2 players max)
  • Street Fighter IV (2 players max)
  • Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light (2 players max)
  • Audio Surf (2 players max)
  • Beat Hazard (2 players max)
The ones in bold are the ones me (and my brother) love the most. Hope this helps you.
Thanks, Blur might be worth it.
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BC2, All of the STALKER games, Rome Total War, Half-life series, Crysis, Fear, TF2, Left4dead and Civilization 4 or 5.
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post #6 of 19
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Sorry, forgot to mention, I'm expecting around 10 people or so.

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BC2, All of the STALKER games, Rome Total War, Half-life series, Crysis, Fear, TF2, Left4dead and Civilization 4 or 5.
Umm... No offense, but most of those would be innapropriate for playing in groups...
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Get worms. Worms reloaded is on steam, although I still think worms: armageddon is the best one.
    
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post #8 of 19
If you got 10 people, then yeah, 4 player games is the way to go. I'd certainly recommend Magicka to you. That game is a hit right now and they have a new DLC coming out called Vietnam. I'd look into it if I were you.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by KaiZ51 View Post
Sorry, forgot to mention, I'm expecting around 10 people or so.



Umm... No offense, but most of those would be innapropriate for playing in groups...
I think he just wanted to regurgitate the mandatory list of games everyone spams when someone comes in here saying they're bored recommend them a game to play/buy.
post #10 of 19
Buy NBA2k11, get 10 Xbox360 controllers together, USB Hub and then everyone gets involved. Win!
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