Connecting to Host is a co-operative and multiplayer gaming podcast. As friends who now live a thousand miles apart, John and Ben let loose their strong opinions about co-op and online gaming. In a typical episode we review a game from a purely co-op perspective but we often do specials to discuss other gaming news or other topics about the bigger picture of multiplayer gaming.
Episode 44. Shift Happens
Bismo and Plom were forever connected by a freak scientific accident and so Ben and John step in and take control to help these two jelly creatures navigate through this platform puzzler. Shift Happens is a co-op exclusive platform game which sees you take control of two characters who can shift their mass with the push of a button. You must work your way through 4 worlds of devious puzzles which require you to make use a range of mechanics you unlock along your journey.
In this episode we review Shift Happens from an online co-op perspective. We get a chance to discuss some of the highs and lows of this cute puzzle game.
Shift Happens was released by Klonk Games and is available for download on PC, PS4 and Xbox One for around €15. Shift Happens offers both local and online 2-player co-op and plays best with a controller. A standard play through will take you between 4-6 hours, but unlocking all of the stars and a full playthrough could take up to 8-10 hours.