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  • Summary: An ancient power forges together two distinctly different creatures into one versatile hero charged with restoring peace and balance to the world. This newly minted savior has the grace and power of its respective races, as well as the ability to split itself into light and dark ember. EachAn ancient power forges together two distinctly different creatures into one versatile hero charged with restoring peace and balance to the world. This newly minted savior has the grace and power of its respective races, as well as the ability to split itself into light and dark ember. Each ember is controlled independently using right and left analog sticks, creating an intuitive and satisfying way to platform through stunning fantastical landscapes. Expand
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  1. Jun 5, 2017
    90
    If you’re looking for something that combines both the platforming and puzzling world, whilst trying something a little different, Embers of Mirrim is for you.
  2. May 25, 2017
    80
    The challenging gameplay is balanced out by the nice variety of puzzles to solve, none of which are very difficult. The graphics are beautifully done and the wordless story is intriguing. Add in the relative ease of the achievement list, and you have a game that many will enjoy despite the frustration levels for those of us less than adept with a dual-stick system. Some may find the $19.99 price tag a bit steep for a title that can be finished quickly, in which case waiting for a sale might be in order.
  3. Jun 23, 2017
    80
    Embers of Mirrin delivers the best of platforming games and puzzle games in a single fun package. With brain teasing puzzles, platform jumping action, and gorgeous graphics, this game is great for anyone who wants a platformer built for current consoles.
  4. Jun 5, 2017
    72
    The combination of platforming and puzzles are quite solid in this interesting title, easily recommendable for fans of the genre, even though if falls shorts in some aspects like difficulty and length.
  5. Jul 9, 2017
    72
    A platform indie game where we control a bizarre creature that can switch between to identities: light and darkness. Levels full of obstacles and charm will delight the genre fans with a modest but accomplished graphics.
  6. May 23, 2017
    70
    Overall, if you’ve got a thirst for some puzzle platformer fun, Embers of Mirrim is a well-made title which may lose you when it comes down to its story and visual appeal. It’s certainly worth your time and money.
  7. Jan 18, 2018
    70
    Although Embers of Mirrim doesn't last long, it has some unique ideas and stays entertaining throughout. The controls for both Mirrim and the embers are functionally solid. The most clever moments tend to unexpected, such as when trying to move the embers in different directions. Dodging minions and navigating a twisting passageway becomes quite a bit more interesting when it requires controlling two heroes at the same time. While the lack of replay-value is a shame, this is still an adventure worth experiencing.

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