Zurich, November 7th – “DERU“, the award-winning co-op experience designed by Ink Kit is out today on PC and Nintendo Switch. In this couch co-op game, two players must team up to overcome deadly streams of shadow and light only through teamwork, timing, and tactics. The game is on sale at launch for $13.50/€13.50, 10% off the normal price of $14.99/€14.99 on Steam and Nintendo eShop.
The Art of Cooperation
Formerly started as a game jam project in 2014 and then known as “Schlicht” – a rather unpronounceable name for 95% of the world population- DERU is a couch co-op puzzle game where players must block streams, split themselves and juggle their mass to solve together mind-bending puzzles where communication and brains symbiosis will up their co-op gaming skills.
“With DERU, we wanted to create a simple yet elegant couch co-op experience with visuals deeply connected to the puzzles. Whether you’re a game-playing couple, gaming buddies and even a solo player, trust us you will never been so puzzled about something so seemingly simple!” – Say Samuel Vonäsch, game designer on DERU.
DERU – The Art of Cooperation contains:
– Original couch co-op gameplay: merge your brains together to overcome the streams
– Single Player mode: challenge your twin stick skills to tackle the puzzles solo
– A 70 levels Story mode packed into 5 worlds
– Challenge mode: master the art of cooperative puzzling against the clock
– Award-winning soundtrack in-between the digital and real by Michael Barengo
About Ink Kit studios
Ink kit is a four-person game studio located in Zurich, Switzerland and is currently working on the cooperative mind-twisting puzzle game «DERU – The Art of Cooperation» (formerly known as Schlicht). Ink Kit is part of the Mr. Whale’s Game Services, a collective which produces games with novel mechanics and narratives.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
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