Lethal Company is loved because of its tendency of creating hilarious and chaotic moments for you and your friends, thanks to it somehow managing to be comical and terrifying at the same time. If you’re looking for similar co-op experiences, here are the 15 best games like Lethal Company.
The Best Games like Lethal Company
This list of the top include co-op adventures that have spooky elements to them that could eventually devolve into hilarity. So, if you’re looking to share both laughs and screams with your buddies, we’ve got you covered.
Labyrinthine is a co-op horror adventure that puts you and up to three friends into dark mystery. You are new hires for the local garden maze, but after accidentally exploring too deep and uncovering a lost section of the garden, you begin to unravel an ancient conspiracy that may doom the whole world. Survive an onslaught of nightmare creatures and find a way to safety!
2. Escape the Backrooms
The Backrooms are a popular location to use for horror games, and Escape the Backrooms is one such game. Up to four players can navigate their way through this otherworldly nightmare dreamscape, but beware—you’re not alone in the Backrooms, and the things lurking around in there aren’t exactly human!
A strange cult has been terrorizing the local town, and it’s up to you and your friends to investigate and stop them before they unleash hell… literally! Devour is a co-op horror game split into several chapters. Explore abandoned meat factories, dilapidated farms, spooky bathhouses, and more as you try to put a stop to the cult’s demonic rituals.
4. The Outlast Trials
You and your friends have been selected to partake in the experimental trials, which promises those who survive a new life. While that sounds nice, it’s going to take all your wits to survive The Outlast Trials, a co-op spin-off game of the popular horror series Outlast. Grotesque monsters chase you throughout the various levels, and your only objective is to simply get out alive. Will you survive the trials?
Explore the world of the paranormal in Phasmophobia, a co-op ghost hunting game that practically launched the ghost hunting sub-genre. You and your friends explore haunted sites, ranging from normal suburban houses to abandoned schools, in search of otherworldly disturbances. Using a variety of tools to help you track ghosts, your team’s job is to pinpoint exactly what kind of ghost is haunting the site… and make it out alive!
6. Unfortunate Spacemen
It’s just another day on the spaceship, but one among you is a shape-shifting monster! Unfortunate Spacemen is a free-to-play online multiplayer game about cooperation and deception. Work with your fellow spacemen to complete tasks around the ship, while trying to figure out who is the monster. Out of all the games on this list, Unfortunate Spacemen is probably the best one that captures the silly-but-scary vibe of Lethal Company.
7. SCP: Labrat
SCP: Labrat is a free-to-play online multiplayer survival game based on the SCP universe. You take on the role of a class-D personnel, who is effectively an expendable test subject. After a containment breach occurs, your only hope of survival is to escape the lab. SCP: Labrat is a fun and scary romp through the eerie SCP facility, and the many SCPs you encounter all have their own unique behaviors that you must figure out if you want to escape.
8. Dead by Daylight
Dead by Daylight is an online asymmetrical multiplayer game where four survivors work together to escape a dark and spooky place. While they’re powering up generators to open the way out, another player plays as a killer and must hunt all the survivors down. Though it’s a little more competitive in nature, Dead by Daylight still has the same scary cooperative vibe as Lethal Company.
9. The Forest
The Forest is a co-op survival adventure where players have to find out a way to survive on a remote island after having survived a crash landing. Lucky for you, the island seems to be inhabited by grotesque cannibals that aren’t too happy about you being there. Gather resources, secure food and water, and build a safe shelter that you can fortify and defend. Can you survive in The Forest to find a way back home?
GTFO is a tough-as-nails co-op stealth game for up to four players. As prisoners of an unknown organization, you are sent into deep, dark underground caverns to retrieve important data. With limited resources and ammunition, taking the quiet approach is practically required as you sneak your way past horrific monsters just waiting to strike. This game even has computer terminals that function very similarly to the ones in Lethal Company. GTFO is a very hard game, and it’s perfect for those seeking a hardcore challenge.
In Pacify, players are part of a ghost hunting team that is investigating a local house. There’s something eerie about the house, as people have reported laughter and flickering lights coming from within. Check out the place with a team of up to four players, and find a way to seal the evil within the house!
12. Deep Rock Galactic
If you’re looking for a co-op shooter-type game but a little more lighthearted, Deep Rock Galactic is the game for you. Play as space-faring dwarves as they dig into asteroids and moons looking for valuable ores and minerals. The local fauna is quite aggressive, so protect yourself with one of the four playable classes who use a variety of cool weapons and tools. Rock and stone!
Unsafe is a spooky co-op sci-fi adventure. You are your team just woke up from cryostatsis on a space station that has been invaded by mutant aliens, and the only way to survive is to work together. To escape the space station, you’ll need to override security systems, keep track of your environment, collect resources, and of course defend yourself from the myriad of alien threats.
14. Boo Men
Boo Men is a silly and spooky co-op game where your main goal is to steal from a haunted house. Even though they have no use for earthly possessions, these ghosts don’t take too kindly to those rummaging through their belongings. You’ll have to work together with your friends to steal as much loot as possible while staying safe, which creates some hilariously scary moments, just like in Lethal Company.
Barotrauama is sort of like Lethal Company, but instead of a ship and space, you’re in a submarine and in the ocean. Your crew must descend into the dark abyss, and while the game has a pretty serious and spooky atmosphere to it, the various ways your crew can meet their untimely ends can result in some chaotic and funny situations.
We hope this list helps you find another game to try! If you have any other game recommendations that are like Lethal Company, let us know in the comments below!
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