I knew I’d put myself in an impossible situation as soon as I made the move, but there I was nothing I could do.
Designed by husband and wife studio Clever Plays, Operation: Tango seems to draw from their experience of playing together, developed from the ground up to be played exclusively via co-op.
Shores Unknown is an third person action-RPG following characters Morton and Ren as they investigate a mystery — a deadly fog known as “the Murk” surrounds their island, and nothing has ever passed through it. However, they learn that something is coming and they’re soon caught up in an adventure far greater than they thought possible.
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A Picturesque Introspective Adventure
HIGH Provides that always-needed dose of childish sincerity.
LOW The mechanics and puzzles are practically nonexistent.
WTF Darth Gran!
All That Glitters
HIGH Beating a really difficult section, especially in co-op.
LOW The extreme difficulty and odd slowdown.
WTF The co-op only bugs.
This ‘Hood Isn’t Big Enough For The Both Of US
HIGH New characters are a lot of fun.
LOW Not many PvP offerings.
WTF No more flaming Cactus?!
HIGH Tight platforming
LOW The combat isn’t as good as the platforming.
WTF Why can’t I skip these cutscenes?
Digital Competitive Eating
HIGH Planning out my route and eating a whole string of ghosts at once.
LOW Getting blockaded by red versions of Pac-Man.
WTF The theme DLCs.
A Foggy Collectathon
HIGH Peering over a city from its highest point is a sight to behold.
LOW The game relies more on visual prowess than mechanics and depth.
WTF There’s an awful lot of money just lying around.