Early on the player finds out that Amna, a Middle Eastern woman, is the mother of two children, her son Saif, and her daughter Aisha who has gone missing. The main objective is to find Aisha and bring her home. The game is designed specifically around co-op, and the puzzles cannot be completed by a single player, therefore the game forces you to play and communicate with someone else. Whenever Amna and Saif are close together, a shield surrounds them and protects both characters, however moving in tandem can be difficult, and the puzzle may necessitate your separation. The game is both simple and intuitive, and the developer has stated their desire to keep the game as accessible as possible, and the color scheme is designed with the color blind in mind. The levels are fairly simple, but that makes for a more relaxed tone, and the game does offer optional levels for additional content and challenge if you wish to complete it.
Personally, I haven't played a game that focuses on local co-op in a very long time. Puzzle games are also a nice change from the usual fast paced action games that I play. Overall, my experience playing Together: Amna & Saif was a positive one and I look forward to seeing how the campaign rolls out in the end. Together: Amna & Saif will be released early 2016.
If you want to find out more about the game, check out the official website here.
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