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  • Summary: Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition delivers a multitude of new areas, difficulty options, and gameplay upgrades that should appeal to both new and seasoned Ori players.
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  1. PC PowerPlay
    Jul 6, 2016
    90
    Beautiful, whimsical, difficult and brutal, Ori and the Blind Forest is a thoroughly engrossing platforming experience. [Issue#252, p.]
  2. May 5, 2016
    90
    Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition is quite simply a fantastic game and is one of my favourite games in recent times. I would highly recommend playing this version of the game if you played the original and if you haven’t played Ori and the blind Forest yet then now is the perfect time to experience it at its best.
  3. 90
    Perhaps the true definitive version of Ori and the Blind Forest assuming you can get it running at 4K. Even if you can't and you haven't played it yet, it's still one of the very best platformers of the last few years with a stunning art style, incredible score, and emotional storyline.
  4. 90
    I cannot in recent memory think of a game that has moved me as much as Ori and the Blind Forest has. The art style, soundtrack and design of the game are all breathtakingly beautiful. On their own they stand strong, telling the story of the forest and its destruction in a way that is more powerful than a text prelude could ever be. Together, they combine into something that feeds off each other to create one incredible game experience.
  5. May 11, 2016
    87
    While the additions don't change the game in any fundamental way, the overall experience is still as amazing as it was last year. If you haven't played Ori before, this Definitive Edition is a must buy.
  6. Apr 27, 2016
    85
    Ori and the Blind Forest shows how relatively classic platforming mechanics can be enhanced by the addition of an understated but impactful story and by offering a gorgeous world that gamers can take in as they uncover more of the story.
  7. May 7, 2016
    80
    Ori and the Blind Forest is a special game. It doesn’t quit sit solely in the platform genre, it is a far more involved story than simply slotting in that.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 31 out of 37
  2. Negative: 5 out of 37
  1. May 25, 2016
    10
    Great visuals. Fantastic gameplay and lovely music. Graphics are outstanding. Has little story but emotionally resonant. Platformers don't getGreat visuals. Fantastic gameplay and lovely music. Graphics are outstanding. Has little story but emotionally resonant. Platformers don't get better than this. Expand
  2. Jan 8, 2018
    10
    Um jogo espetacular, dos gráficos a trilha sonora muito bem ambientada. game play? haaaa.. impecável ! super recomendado, tá na lista dosUm jogo espetacular, dos gráficos a trilha sonora muito bem ambientada. game play? haaaa.. impecável ! super recomendado, tá na lista dos jogos da minha vida! Expand
  3. Sep 6, 2016
    10
    i got 458 deaths and 92% completion on my first run through this game, it was awesome! I havent died that often or got as much challenge andi got 458 deaths and 92% completion on my first run through this game, it was awesome! I havent died that often or got as much challenge and satisfaction from a game in years (dark souls games aside, which if they'd had a save system like ori I would have enjoyed far more).
    This game is intense and beautiful and fun and satisfying.
    If anyone is reading this before buying, just prepare for a challenge and a bit of a learning curve to master the movement and abilities, and prepare to die, a lot, and you will have a blast.
    This is a proper gamers game. 10/10
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  4. Feb 6, 2017
    10
    This game is amazing. The combination of the breathtaking visuals and the tight and engaging gameplay make it fantastic. If you want a littleThis game is amazing. The combination of the breathtaking visuals and the tight and engaging gameplay make it fantastic. If you want a little challenge this game will be perfect for you (also you can easily complete it 100% in 10-15 hours). I also should not forget to mention the amazing music, even if some soundtracks were repeated.
    This is the best platformer I have and you will probably ever play/ed. The amount of Abilities and usage of them feels really astoundingly good.
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  5. Jan 21, 2017
    9
    Its a really solid metroidvania, with a ton of cool ability's and secrets. It also looks fantastic and the music is on point. there is oneIts a really solid metroidvania, with a ton of cool ability's and secrets. It also looks fantastic and the music is on point. there is one flaw that I found after beating it though, Boss fights can be stupid and cheap you out on life's. Expand
  6. Jun 29, 2016
    9
    The beauty is there for all to see, expected to breeze through but it's actually quite challenging, shame it's so light on story but otherwiseThe beauty is there for all to see, expected to breeze through but it's actually quite challenging, shame it's so light on story but otherwise it's a masterclass in platforming and an exercise in beauty. Expand
  7. Apr 22, 2017
    1
    really beautiful game with a great soundtrack. However, the gameplay was pretty unbearable in most of the "intense moments". I'm probably justreally beautiful game with a great soundtrack. However, the gameplay was pretty unbearable in most of the "intense moments". I'm probably just really bad at video games, but most of the end of level sections left me feeling helpless. it was too easy to get trapped and die in some little nook, or the timing was off and Kuro would eat me 20 times in a row. Please work on this for future projects. Expand

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