Trek to Yomi is a worthy homage to classic samurai cinema that goes beyond simple mimicry to authentically capture mood, tone, and theme.
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Arise: A Simple Story finds a natural new home on Switch, with handheld mode an ideal way to experience this intimate, bittersweet journey.
Moo Lander wears its Ori and the Blind Forest inspiration on its sleeve, but with a hefty dose of bovine-themed humour and playful parody.
Trigger Witch blends slick twin-stick shooting, Zelda-like adventure, and a story of gun-toting witches that’s self-aware enough to work.
Ghostwire: Tokyo conjures a brilliant, atmospheric rendition of Shibuya, but that potential is wasted on a bland, generic open-world game.
Trek to Yomi goes beyond mere aesthetics in the way it channels Kurosawa, and generic combat aside, might just live up to its inspirations.
Submerged: Hidden Depths builds on what made the first game tick and kicks the polish up a notch, but never compromises atmosphere for it.
The parkour on offer in Dying Light 2 can be entertaining but the rest of the package is horrifying, in all the wrong ways.
Submerged: Hidden Depths is shaping up to be bigger and more involved, but it keeps the quiet magic of the first game intact.
A sequel to a game as beloved as Horizon Zero Dawn always risks losing some of the magic, but Forbidden West is an improvement in every way.