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In Between

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Available on:Xbox OneJun 8, 2016
PCAug 21, 2015
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020

Developer: Gentlymad

Publisher: Headup Games

Genres: Puzzle, Platformer

In Between is an atmospheric, award-winning platformer where you solve mind-bending puzzles by manipulating your surroundings and gravity itself.​ In Between is set inside the mind of a man hit by a cruel twist of fate. Together you are on a journey through the protagonist's head, a world that doesn’t obey the laws of physics. Free your mind and defy gravity in more than 60 compelling and unique puzzles, requiring all your wits and agility. As you follow the protagonist stumbling through the stages of accepting his own mortality, new mechanics are introduced. Each stage offers unique gameplay reflecting the emotions that surface when the protagonist copes with his fate.

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In Between is a confused puzzle-platformer with some interesting ideas but ultimately, the story held my interest more than the game itself.

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In Between is full of poetic metaphors and beautiful visual storytelling, but is so bogged down by the awkward and imprecise gameplay that it's hard to enjoy playing it, even if you appreciate its artistic value.

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In Between is a good compromise between puzzle mechanics and digital storytelling. It�s not a perfect product, and it�s not suitable for any audience, since its difficulty � nerve-racking at times � could discourage less stubborn players. But it�s still a heartfelt, challenging and fulfilling game.

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In Between might be mistaken for just another puzzle platformer, but it's anything but. It tackles some serious subject matter with a level of confidence that is rarely seen in games today.

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