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Ibb and Obb Review

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Posted: 17 months ago, last updated 11 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Ibb & Obb is a puzzle game where you run, jump, land on enemies and solve momentum puzzles. The novelty is that it's a game designed for co-operation. One player controls the green creature, Ibb, and the other controls the pink creature, Obb. The world is divided by a horizontal line in the middle which acts as a mirror and the point around which gravity reverses.

It sounds complicated but is actually a fun and simple game where you use this gravity flipping aspect, along with the ability to jump on each other or fling the other player off special jump pads, to progress and collect the sparkles.

Fall up and jump down through 15 levels filled with double gravity puzzles and discover 8 hidden worlds that will test your new non-Newtonian skills to the maximum. All levels have their own unique music, composed by Kettel known for his warm melodic electronica.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/08/2013, updated in 2020

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS3 and Switch

Genres: Action, Platform and Puzzle

Accessibility: 13 features

Developer: @Sparpweed

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 6 hours and 9 hours to complete.
 
Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 2 players online. You need 2 players to play this game, either in the same place on the same system or online each with their own copy of the game. When playing online you can draw gestures on the screen to show the other player where they should go.

CostsCosts

Ibb and Obb usually costs £7.99.
 

Ibb and Obb

 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.  

You will need Nintendo Online (must be 18 to purchase, but can be any age to use) to play online with Nintendo Switch.
 
You will need PlayStation Plus to play online with PlayStation 3.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated PEGI 3.
 
This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE.


Skill Rating: This game is enjoyed by 8+ year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity. It's immediately fun for younger players (with help from a more experienced partner), but it does get a bit tricky as levels progress.
 
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.



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