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  • Summary: From Hazelight comes It Takes Two an innovative co-op adventure where uniquely varied gameplay and emotional storytelling intertwine in a fantastical journey. Founded to push the creative boundaries of what's possible in games, Hazelight is the award-winning studio behind the criticallyFrom Hazelight comes It Takes Two an innovative co-op adventure where uniquely varied gameplay and emotional storytelling intertwine in a fantastical journey. Founded to push the creative boundaries of what's possible in games, Hazelight is the award-winning studio behind the critically acclaimed A Way Out and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons.

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    Bring your favorite co-op partner and together step into the shoes of May and Cody. As the couple is going through a divorce, through unknown means their minds are transported into two dolls which their daughter, Rose, made to represent them. Now they must reluctantly find a way to get back into their bodies, a quest which takes them through the most wild, unexpected and fantastical journey imaginable.
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  1. Positive: 17 out of 17
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 17
  3. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. Sep 1, 2021
    100
    However you want to look at it, though, between its solid story and its just-the-right-difficulty puzzles, It Takes Two is a perfect game if you’re looking for something that will interest non-gamer[s].
  2. Apr 9, 2021
    100
    New gameplay elements are constantly being introduced in It Takes Two, each requiring you to develop your own skills. And although the story of impending divorce sounds quite sad - and for many undoubtedly recognizable - the 3D platform game uses a lot of humor. You end up in a very original and imaginative world, which continues to surprise even after hours.
  3. Mar 29, 2021
    92
    It Takes Two is the final consecration to Josef Fares’ vision, and a well-deserved leap forward for Hazelight. If you are looking for a game to be played with a friend, an experience where you can breathe the passion of its makers or simply… you are in love with videogames, It Takes Two is something you don’t want to miss.
  4. Apr 30, 2021
    88
    From start to finish, It Takes Two is a great co-op experience. The gameplay is fun and varied throughout the entire run, and it frequently manages to surprise you. It's simply a fun trip to share with a friend, and it's a game that looks like it was as fun to conceptualize as it is to play. That said, the game frequently gets in the way of itself with mediocre and ineffective writing that I found to be fairly forgettable. It's a great game that stops just short of being a masterpiece of co-op gaming. I simply cannot wait to see what Josef Fares comes up with next.
  5. Game World Navigator Magazine
    Jun 17, 2021
    85
    Josef Fares wasn’t kidding when he said that It Takes Two is unlike any other platformer: it’s amazing how many various mechanics and ideas found their place in this game. [Issue#253, p.32]
  6. Mar 24, 2021
    83
    Despite its flaws, It Takes Two is a special and highly polished game. It is full of surprises, new mechanics and a lot of heart. A must play for fans of co-op games.
  7. Mar 24, 2021
    80
    It Takes Two's refreshing gameplay loop and heavy focus on cooperation and timing results in some of the most satisfying puzzling, platforming, and combat I've seen in a very long time.

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  1. Negative: 14 out of 177
  1. May 8, 2021
    10
    I can't remember a game that has given me so much fun. From the first to the last minute! The game is full of creative ideas, the graphics areI can't remember a game that has given me so much fun. From the first to the last minute! The game is full of creative ideas, the graphics are excellent and the story fits perfectly with the wacky setting. I can only give it the highest score. Expand
  2. Mar 28, 2021
    10
    Easyly the best local coop game I have ever played, and I have been gaming for 20 years!

    I play games with my son and im always amazed at
    Easyly the best local coop game I have ever played, and I have been gaming for 20 years!

    I play games with my son and im always amazed at the lack of decent local coop games out there but this game ticked every single box and honestly, alot more! The level design and story are perfect for playing with someone a little younger. You not only have to communicate through the game but it also makes you have to communicate in real life to progress. Your really do go on a little mini adventure with who ever you are playing with.

    The guys who made this game deserve every single penny they make from it and im already hoping they will make a 2nd, 3rd, and 9th one. Fantastic stuff! If you game with a family member then buy it now, its honestly a no brainer.
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  3. Oct 16, 2021
    10
    Amazing story-telling, and an excellent way of introducing someone to gaming. Recommended!
  4. Apr 4, 2021
    10
    This game means for two humans to play at couch side by side to solve puzzle & going to an adventure. Fresh game than solo player games likeThis game means for two humans to play at couch side by side to solve puzzle & going to an adventure. Fresh game than solo player games like hitman or doom. This game will occupy your good time till resident evil village arrives. Expand
  5. Mar 28, 2021
    10
    Dinamic, precious, funny. It worth every penny. One of my favourites frim now on. I just would love some haptic implementation.
  6. Nov 18, 2021
    9
    It's a puzzle game, what can you say. I like the premise.

    However, the best thing to come out of this game is all the salt from video game
    It's a puzzle game, what can you say. I like the premise.

    However, the best thing to come out of this game is all the salt from video game journalists that get offended at a game telling you to work on your relationship instead of just leaving it and ruining your child's life.

    Honestly, some reviewers mentioned this brough back "memories of trauma". What better comedy can you have than this? Thank you It Takes Two.
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  7. Aug 15, 2021
    0
    It seems like EA really spent a lot of money on false advertisements disguised as user reviews. None of the positive reviews seem authentic,It seems like EA really spent a lot of money on false advertisements disguised as user reviews. None of the positive reviews seem authentic, those who have played the game knows exactly what I mean. Same goes for these fraudulent video games websites that haven't rated this below 2-3. The game has nothing to do with fun, reminds me of a time when players had to guess what to do to keep progressing in the game. Controls are clunky, puzzles are either stupidly easy or just impossible to understand. Most of the time the game doesn't do anything to make the stage or goal clear, one of the worst co op games of all times. Btw when you make a game that has split screen you should really make camera controls that are possible to get around. Stupid game that feels more like an elementary school quiz than a game. I can't really see anyone having fun with this, I vote this for the worst game of the decade... They should really have a money back option on psn, maybe this way we'll see developers like this go extinct as they should. Expand

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