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Universal acclaim- based on 739 Ratings

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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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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 48 out of 49
  2. Negative: 0 out of 49
  1. Mar 24, 2021
    100
    It Takes Two is co-op gaming genius and is going to go down as both a classic of the genre and a Game of the Year contender. There's not a single dull moment in the entire game, and we didn't run into any glitches or technical issues of any kind either. It Takes Two is polished to near-perfection, and an absolute must-play for co-op gaming fans.
  2. Mar 24, 2021
    95
    It Takes Two is one of the most delightful and ceaselessly entertaining co-op games I’ve played. Hazelight offers so many exciting levels, abilities, set-pieces, and mini-games, but does not let this extreme level of variety affect its quality. Every new idea is introduced to the game with care and used in a way that players can enjoy, before promptly being recycled out for an even better one. That this is the developer’s first platformer is staggeringly impressive, and I can only hope that this won’t be its final flirtation with a genre it’s clearly head over heels for.
  3. 90
    It Takes Two is endlessly creative. Gameplay speaks to narrative, while narrative informs gameplay, and the entire experience just feels incredibly polished and detailed. It nails relationships in ways that so many games—and even other forms of media—just can’t. It asks the player to engage with the the story through mandatory co-op to tell the tale of a couple on the verge of divorce, rediscovering the good in their relationship. It’s not just one of the best action platformers in recent memory, but also a fantastic and unique story representing a dynamic that you don’t often see represented in games, at least not to this depth and nuance.
  4. Apr 2, 2021
    90
    Alas, what should be a runaway creative success for the game’s director, Josef Fares, is marred by a tone-deaf narrative element which shows that asinine ethnic caricatures unfortunately still exist in video games.
  5. We have a game that deserves all the praise with its gameplay dynamics, storytelling and most importantly, its dynamic structure from the beginning to the end.
  6. Mar 24, 2021
    85
    A fun, gorgeous platforming romp that makes great use of its split screen-only twist in both gameplay and narrative. Hazelight proves that co-op lightning can definitely strike twice.
  7. CD-Action
    Nov 15, 2021
    70
    I adore A Way Out, so I had really high expectations for Hazelight’s new game. Instead of sticking to the proven, perfect formula of AWO, the developers decided to give us more of everything and as a result overdid it in many respects. The levels are too long and there are too many minigames, while the story can’t keep up. It seemed to me the narrative is just a pretext to introduce as many different gameplay mechanics as possible, and as a result the relationship between the protagonists is implausible. [05/2021, p.26]

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 8 out of 245
  1. Sep 12, 2021
    10
    Wow. Very interesting and fun game. Amazing graphics, fun puzzles, mini games, challenges. Interaction with mostly everything. Every level,Wow. Very interesting and fun game. Amazing graphics, fun puzzles, mini games, challenges. Interaction with mostly everything. Every level, different style of genre. Perfect to play with your partner. Expand
  2. May 2, 2021
    10
    Буквально потрясающий проект, чуть ли не каждый уровень = новая механика. Боюсь представить, сколько сил, времени и нервов потрачено на игру.Буквально потрясающий проект, чуть ли не каждый уровень = новая механика. Боюсь представить, сколько сил, времени и нервов потрачено на игру. 12/10 и низкий поклон ❤️ Expand
  3. Mar 27, 2021
    10
    This is genuinely a great game full of moment to moment fun. It’s basically a puzzle platformer with a story, but There is a huge variety ofThis is genuinely a great game full of moment to moment fun. It’s basically a puzzle platformer with a story, but There is a huge variety of mechanics, so it never gets old. If you are a fan of the genre, or especially if you have a kid to who wants to play games with you, this is a must have. Expand
  4. Jan 28, 2022
    10
    Kesinlikle yılın oyunu ödüllünü hak eden bir oyun. Eşsiz bir deneyim ve bölüm tasarımları. Mükemmel.
  5. Apr 4, 2021
    10
    The biggest surprise of this year .. My son loves the game.She is very funny and brilliant.
  6. Apr 18, 2021
    10
    A great game. There are a lot of different and interesting mechanics. I advise everyone.
  7. Nov 19, 2021
    0
    It Takes Two is an action-adventure computer game developed by Hazelight Studios and published by Electronic Arts through the EA OriginalsIt Takes Two is an action-adventure computer game developed by Hazelight Studios and published by Electronic Arts through the EA Originals program. The release of the game on the PlayStation 5. Well, first of all, a subscription from EA is required, and I was also not satisfied with the adventure itself, and in some way the fps drawdown. Expand

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