Today has brought the launch of Ori And The Will Of The Wisps, the follow-up to Ori's lovely 2015 journey through the Blind Forest. The cute lil' fella is off on another metroidvania-y platforming adventure, bashing baddies, gaining new movement abilities, and generally cooing at the pretty scenery. And it's a cracker, so I'm told. Lovely to the eyes and a delight to the fingertips,…
Ori and the Will of the Wisps
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4 weeks ago
1 month ago
Xbox Game Pass for PC continues to please, as they've just announced this month's lineup. Ori And The Will Of The Wisps will be available on Game Pass as soon as it launches on March 11th. Then we have the likes of Pikuniku, Train Sim World 2020, The Lord Of The Rings: Adventure Card Game and Mother Russia Bleeds.
4 months ago
Good news: a new trailer for Ori And The Will Of The Wisps shown at The Game Awards gave more lovely little looks at the sequel to 2015's pretty-pretty metroidvania Ori And The Blind Forest. Bad news: the trailer also confirmed a one-month delay. Previously due on February 11th, 2020, it's now slated to launch on March 11th. Balanced news: it looks real nice so…
10 months ago
I understand that spiders are our household helpers and it's wrong to hate them, but I also understand that the fungus-infected giant spiders in Ori And The Will Of The Wisps are horrible and I hate them with my entire being. The purpose of the new trailer debuted at E3 was to announce a release date of February 11th, 2020 but that has only caused…
Trying to keep up with E3 2019 is a fool's errand, and the foaming river of content streaming down the internet's face doesn't always make it easier. So here's a round-up of every news story from the show we think matters to you, with links to our full stories (and bantful liveblogs) where relevant. We'll be updating this hourly, so keep coming back.
2 years ago
I'm not sure what your favorite part of Ori and the Blind Forest was. Was it the heartbreaking breaking of hearts throughout the story? Was it the whole Metroidvania but cute aspect? Was it the soundtrack that has few to no peers in gaming? Well, whatever made that game special for you, today at E3 we got our first full look at the follow-up, and…
3 years ago
One year and a day ago, and after a decade of work, one Metroid fan released an unofficial PC remake of Nintendo's Metroid II. AM2R [official site] was its name (Another Metroid 2 Remake), and being pretty great was its game. Alas, Nintendo's lawyers shut AM2R down within days. This was unpleasant but unsurprising. The anniversary of the launch, however, has brought far better news.…
Ori and the Will of the Wisps was just announced at Microsoft's E3 2017 conference. It's the sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest and it seems to be about sad owls. You should watch the trailer below, because it's beautiful.