50 Games Like Shift Happens

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Shift Happens is a co-op platformer for two people. You control Bismo and Plom, who are connected by accident. They share a common mass and can shift it at any time. At the push of a button you change size and strength, affecting yourself and your partner. The mechanic links you and forces you to cooperate and communicate.

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In It Together (2021)

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In It Together is a retro inspired 2D puzzle platformer where you go into dangerous areas and solve problems to retrieve suitcases from the pesky Bandidos Gang. You have no attacks. What you find on the ground is what you need to use to take out the enemy.

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In It Together similarities with Shift Happens
  • cooperative 100
  • local 100
  • platform 80
  • multiplayer 60
  • puzzle 50
  • 2d 40

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World Splitter (2021)

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World-Splitter” is a 2D² puzzle platformer, challenging you with multidimensional puzzles. You'll travel through wonderful and fantastic worlds that are beautifully animated and full of tricky challenges. The game features a unique gameplay mechanic: A combination of jump & run elements and logical thinking puzzles. Each level consist of two parallel worlds separated by the ’Dimension Rift‘. The character can move freely through the Rift and interacts only with the visible parts of both worlds. You have to master the Rift and make it pave your way through the worlds!


World Splitter similarities with Shift Happens
  • multiplayer 90
  • local 60
  • puzzle 50
  • platform 40
  • single-player 40
  • cooperative 40
  • 2d 20

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Couch Monsters (2021)

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Cute monsters with portals in their mouths! Couch Monsters is a Couch Co-op puzzle game where two cute monsters have to solve physics-puzzles to reach comfy couches. Whatever one monster eats – the other spits out!

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Couch Monsters similarities with Shift Happens
  • cooperative 100
  • puzzle 70
  • local 60
  • platform 50
  • multiplayer 50
  • 2d 20
  • physics 20
  • single-player 20

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It Takes Two (2021)

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Embark on the craziest journey of your life in It Takes Two. Invite a friend to join for free with Friend’s Pass and work together across a huge variety of gleefully disruptive gameplay challenges.

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It Takes Two similarities with Shift Happens
  • puzzle 100
  • cooperative 100
  • couch 90
  • local 60
  • platform 50

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PHOGS! (2020)

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stadia Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 PC Windows

In PHOGS! you play as a duo of dogs on a captivating, puzzle-filled adventure. Linked by a stretchy belly, you’ll need to bark, bite and bounce your way through obstacles set across the themed worlds of Food, Sleep and Play, in co-op or single-player.


PHOGS! similarities with Shift Happens
  • cooperative 100
  • platform 60
  • local 60
  • online 50
  • controller-support 40
  • puzzle 40
  • physics 10

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PICO PARK (2021)

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PICO PARK is a cooperative local/online multiplay action puzzle game for 2-8 players.

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PICO PARK similarities with Shift Happens
  • puzzle 100
  • platform 90
  • controller-support 80
  • cooperative 70
  • online 60
  • local 60
  • multiplayer 40

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Magic Twins (2021)

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Magic Twins is a 1-2 co-operative arcade puzzle game in which Abra and Cadabra (the titular Magic Twins), must constantly swap their chromagic powers to defeat hordes of color elementals and stop the Colormageddon (which they unintentionally unleashed). Communication (and probably some yelling) will be invaluable to overcome all the challenges ahead of you: different objectives per level, bosses, multiple game modes, special events ART STYLE The game features 2D art with spooky kawaii vibes. Controlling the Magic Twins is simple, but each level has different objectives and turns in the mechanics.


Magic Twins similarities with Shift Happens
  • cooperative 100
  • puzzle 90
  • platform 80
  • local 80
  • 2d 20
  • funny 20

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Very Very Valet (2021)

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Nintendo Switch

1 to 4 players control an "elite" team of puppet valets, working together to overcome any and all valet-related challenges. Help each other and hitch a ride, or cause chaos launching your fellow valets wildly - the choice is yours! Youll be helping out customers in a variety of locations and scenarios - city streets, cliffsides, bowling alleys, airports, and even trainyards.

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Very Very Valet similarities with Shift Happens
  • cooperative 100
  • local 100
  • platform 90
  • multiplayer 50

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Biped (2020)

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Biped is a coop action adventure game with a strong focus on moment-to-moment collaboration between 2 players.


Biped similarities with Shift Happens
  • puzzle 100
  • cooperative 100
  • local 90
  • controller-support 60
  • platform 60
  • multiplayer 40
  • funny 30

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Overcooked! 2 (2018)

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Get cooking in new themes ranging from sushi restaurants, magic schools, mines and even alien planets! - Travel the land cooking up a range of new recipes that are sure to cater to any tastes, including sushi, cakes, burgers and pizzas. - Travel through teleporters, across moving platforms and save time by throwing ingredients across dynamic kitchens that shift and evolve.


Overcooked! 2 similarities with Shift Happens
  • cooperative 100
  • controller-support 90
  • local 90
  • platform 70
  • online 40
  • multiplayer 40
  • couch 30