Josef Fares promises anyone who gets bored of It Takes Two $1k

Josef Fares promises anyone who gets bored of It Takes Two $1k

Famous loud-mouthed indie developer Josef Fares has said that anyone who doesn't enjoy his upcoming project It Takes Two can ask him for $1,000.

Speaking to Game Informer, the Hazelight director said that it's "impossible" to get bored of his next game. Fares does say that people "have to be honest" about whether they actually didn't like the title, which does require humans to be honest in the naked pursuit of wealth.

“That’s another thing that I can guarantee you with It Takes Two: It’s impossible, and quote me on this, to get tired of this game," Fares said.

"You can put this as the headline. I can literally give 1,000 bucks to anyone who says: ‘Oh, I’m tired of this game now because it doesn’t surprise me.’ One thousand bucks! I guarantee. I’ll give it to everyone who gets tired. But they have to be honest about it.”

Fares and Hazelight are best known for co-op titles like Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons – published by 505 Games – and A Way Out from EA Originals. The upcoming It Takes Two is being released via Electronic Arts' indie label.

Fares is also famous for being the "Fuck the Oscars" guy from The Game Awards back in 2017. We caught up with Fares when he won a BAFTA Game Award in 2019.

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