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The adorably grotesque world of Push Me Pull You arrives next month

As you can surmise from the title, Push Me Pull You (PMPY) is about the delightful tension between polar opposite forces. Even the world behind this couch co-op game is simultaneously the same and exact opposite of our own world. Because, you see, PMPY is populated by a very similar society with one key difference: people are joined at the waist to one another, turning the populace into a squirming pile of two-headed mutant tube creatures. Despite the body horror this image suggests, PMPY depicts a utopian society built around play, diversity, and a strong sense of community. For all its grotesqueness, this society of skin worms seems endlessly more charming and self-loving than our own. The bond struck between each one—quite literally unbreakable—is…

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Push Me Pull You is the grossest couch co-op game, and I can’t wait

Delightfully repulsive couch co-op game Push Me Pull You is headed to PlayStation 4 and PC, Mac, and Linux early next year. The game pits two teams of two players each in a literal head-to-head duel, where team members control their own side of a stretchy, noodle-like body conjoined at the midsection. Both players in a team have the power to extend and contract their side of the body at will, helping to coil, twist, and worm their way around an arena (and their opponent) for control of a ball. It’s gross, hilarious, and unlike any other local multiplayer game…

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Push Me Pull You is like Noby Noby Boy crossed with Human Centipede

Our intern David said Push Me Pull You reminded him of Human Centipede, which kept me from clicking the link for a good two days. But it turns out this was my mistake. It’s closer in spirit to Noby Noby Boy, a weird if non-eventful game about a cuddly caterpillar-looking-thing that you could stretch and bend and tie in bows.  Push Me Pull You is kind of like that, only rethought as a freakish multiplayer sports game. Maybe I should just quote the webpage. Ahem. “A 2v2 sports game where you and your partner control the two heads of a…