Stunning Co-Op Game, Mari And Bayu: The Road Home, Out Now

Indie developer Skinny Bandit and publisher PID Games have launched their gorgeous 2D co-op platformer game, Mari and Bayu: The Road Home.

If you’re at all a fan of Ori and the Blind Forest or even games like It Takes Two, then you may just want to check out Mari and Bayu: The Road Home. It is the debut title of independent games studio, Skinny Bandit, although from its trailer you really couldn’t tell. This game looks incredible, both visually and mechanically. If you’ve been hankering for a cooperative game to play with friends, then you should definitely keep reading.

Image Credit – Skinny Bandit

Check out the release date trailer for the game here.

What Is Mari And Bayu: The Road Home?

Mari and Bayu: The Road Home is an adventure platformer set in a curious world full of bugs. The game follows the adventures of the ant Mari who is searching for her lost brother and Bayu, a colourful bubbly firefly who just wants to help. Taking on the role of either – or both – you’ll explore a gorgeously detailed world full of interesting characters, solve challenging yet accessible puzzles and so much more. There’s a lot to unpack with this 2D cooperative platformer, so we’ve broken it down into a handy list for your reading pleasure:

  • Explore a detailed world filled with a colourful cast of bugs to meet
  • Immerse yourself in a heartfelt story about reuniting family
  • Play either alone or with friends
  • Solve puzzles, ride on giant grasshoppers, face deadly snakes and so much more

Release Date & Price

It is available right now on both Steam and the Epic Games Store. It costs £10.29/12.99€. However, if you get in quick you can get it at a 10% discount until the 26th of July.