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A Way Out devs reveal new co-op adventure It Takes Two

To tango

Sometimes a relationship can be a man, a woman and their overenthusiatic talking book. At least, that's what I assume the trailer for It Takes Two is teaching us. It's a new co-op game from Hazelight, developers of A Way Out, where you play as a couple who've been magically turned into dolls. It looks very lovely, and it comes out on March 26th next year.

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"Play as the clashing couple Cody and May, two humans turned into dolls by a magic spell," the devs say. "Trapped in a fantastical world, they’re reluctantly challenged with saving their fractured relationship by the suave love guru Dr. Hakim [the book, I think]. A huge variety of gleefully disruptive gameplay challenges stand between them and their return to normal."

It Takes Two will have splitscreen couch and online co-op. It uses a system called Friend's Pass for console, meaning when you play it with a pal, only one of you needs to own it. On Steam it will use Remote Play Together to the same effect.

We've known Hazelight were working on a new game for about a year now when they said it wasn't going to be A Way Out 2. A Way Out was brilliant, though very hard-hitting, so it's nice to see these devs go for a much lighter-themed game.

It Takes Two is coming to consoles and PC March 26th 2021.

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