Degrees of Separation, a puzzle game written by Chris Avellone, is out tomorrow

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Modus Games' co-op puzzle platformer, Degrees of Separation (opens in new tab), has a launch trailer to celebrate its release tomorrow.

Written by Chris Avellone, the game stars two characters called Ember and Rime. Ember's world is warm; Rime's is icy. Both character's elements can be used individually to solve puzzles or navigate the path ahead, and it they can merge their powers to create 'controllable gusts of wind, frozen rivers, secret passageways.' You can get a good look at how it works in the trailer above.

Degrees of Separation can be played alone—you'll get to control both characters separately when solving a puzzle—or in co-op multiplayer. A co-op trailer (opens in new tab) was released last month if you want to see what it might look like to play through with a friend.

Degrees of Separation is set for release tomorrow. In the meantime, why not have a read of our interview with Chris Avellone (opens in new tab) where he told us why he decided to write a platformer, rather than another RPG.

Sarah James
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Sarah started as a freelance writer in 2018, writing for PCGamesN, TechRadar, GamingBible, Red Bull Gaming and more. In 2021, she was offered a full-time position on the PC Gamer team where she takes every possible opportunity to talk about World of Warcraft and Elden Ring. When not writing guides, most of her spare time is spent in Azeroth—though she's quite partial to JRPGs too. One of her fondest hopes is to one day play through the ending of Final Fantasy X without breaking down into a sobbing heap. She probably has more wolves in Valheim than you.