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Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition Review

Oct 10, 2019

There are games that strive to be art; to push the boundaries of the medium and experiment with how it can be used to tell stories and present its concepts. There are games which are artful in their execution, leaning into the existing strengths of the medium and using traditional constraints as reasons to execute masterfully and create something that defines and shapes the gaming experience. Ori and the Blind Forest is without a doubt an artful game, adding volumes to existing formulae in service of creating a game which is gorgeous to behold, a joy to discover, genre-defining in execution and utterly indelible on the memories of those who are lucky enough to play it.