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It Takes Two (XBX, PS5, PS4, XO, PC --> 3/26/21) (co-op only)

This looks so god damn good to me and it the reviews make it sound like a grand platformer. trouble is, it seems like it is minimum 2 actually players. no randos allowed. has to be you and a friend on your list.

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Re: It Takes Two (XBX, PS5, PS4, XO, PC --> 3/26/21) (co-op only?)

if i bought, could i match with some rando and play with them online? would i have to use a headset and talk to him?


**edit** no randos! dammit!!

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Re: It Takes Two (XBX, PS5, PS4, XO, PC --> 3/26/21) (co-op only?)

i'm going to put it out there, but if i buy the game would someone want to play it for free, since the friend's pass is free?

let me know. thanks in advance. pm me!
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Re: It Takes Two (XBX, PS5, PS4, XO, PC --> 3/26/21) (co-op only)

Amazon already discounted it to $33.88 or something like that.

Alas, my Best Buy preorder hasnít gotten here yet. Iím really excited to fire this up, especially after seeing the stratospheric review scores.
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Re: It Takes Two (XBX, PS5, PS4, XO, PC --> 3/26/21) (co-op only)

And I gather you already have a plus 1?
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Re: It Takes Two (XBX, PS5, PS4, XO, PC --> 3/26/21) (co-op only)

Anyone? It’s like you get a free game, but I do have certain times I play and it’s mostly on weekends for no more than few hours. So if you got that slot free let me know. Maybe even something else as incentive? A bluray I may be willing to part with? A few bux to PayPal. I dunno, I just would really like to play this game sooner rather than later...
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Re: It Takes Two (XBX, PS5, PS4, XO, PC --> 3/26/21) (co-op only)

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If there's someone you can play with that you know really well, that'd be ideal. Communication and patience are essential, and if you're not able to pair up with someone who fosters that, it's a recipe for frustration. It's forgiving in many senses -- frequent checkpoints, no progress lost if you die as long as your partner is still alive -- but there's a lot of precision involved, plenty of figuring things out that aren't necessarily apparent at first, and many of these challenges will take multiple attempts.

We're around 2/3rds of the way through, and It Takes Two is already one of my all-time favorite couch co-op games. Cooperation is woven into pretty much every facet of the game (not just "do this one thing at the same time to open a door"), and I love how the mechanics are so different in every level with optional mini-games tossed in for even further variety.

At the same time, it's a drag to play as someone so noxious. That they're terrible spouses is kind of the point of the game, but I didn't realize how dreadful they'd be to damned near everyone, from (light spoilers follow):
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their daughter not even realizing anything was amiss when she speaks to them with no response to deceiving Moon Baboon to...holy shit!...the horrors inflicted upon Cutie the Elephant (the single most adorable, lovable character in a video game, ever)

...that disturbed me more than anything in The Last of Us Part II. I have no doubt that this is all by design, but it's definitely strange to play a game where essentially every enemy and encounter is a reflection of its lead characters' mistreatment/neglect/thoughtlessness.
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Re: It Takes Two (XBX, PS5, PS4, XO, PC --> 3/26/21) (co-op only)

Yeah I feel like this looks like a solid couch co-op game, but I don't think I'd play it online at all.
If there is/was a demo, I'd try that... Not sure my wife and I could play this without getting frustrated.
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Re: It Takes Two (XBX, PS5, PS4, XO, PC --> 3/26/21) (co-op only)

Fuck. I really want to play this, but Adam is totally right. Seems more ideal for someone to actually be on the same couch as you as opposed to online and communicate via headset. I mean my time to play is so limited and no way another would be on my schedule. Oh well. Ever possible that this kinda game gets an update and you can and progress with a bot counterpart?
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Re: It Takes Two (XBX, PS5, PS4, XO, PC --> 3/26/21) (co-op only)

This game will be free with Game Pass through EA Access within 9 months. Just wait.
And no it will never be playable with a bot. The whole point is cooperative play.
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Re: It Takes Two (XBX, PS5, PS4, XO, PC --> 3/26/21) (co-op only)

I know. Wishful thinking.

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