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Ori and the Will of the Wisps review
by J Preston

Ori and the Will of the Wisps does the near impossible and tops Ori’s first adventure, which was a near flawless gaming experience. Recapturing the magic of the first and building on it, Ori 2 creates a familiar setting but the entire experience is enhanced in new important ways. There’s the addition of multiple attack options and upgrades, side quests that lead you to achieve 100% of unlockable items, an amazing poingnant story, and so much more. Highly recommend!

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The music/sound design, art, and gameplay mechanics kept me playing until 100% completion. The story is decent and the game is overall a huge upgrade from its prequel. Would highly recommend this game to anyone.
«Blew my mind»
«Constantly dying and enjoy it»
One of the best if not the best platformed i have ever played

It has it all
- interesting mechanics
- very touching and nice story
- fast paced combat system
- nice progression of skills with every new skill that you get meaningful
- much much more 
The game is insane in some aspects. Art direction, sound design, graphics etc. But one thing hold me back and made me quit the game: level design fragmentation.

I feel like almost all areas needed something i didn`t have to proceed. 1 time for area is okay, but 2/3? I just lost my will to play because of thad (i played 6 hours)
«Constantly dying and enjoy it»
Most epic design I saw in a game yet.
«Blew my mind»
Beautiful. The first Ori game was perfect and this one is also very close to that.
«Blew my mind»
A buoyant joyful experience from start to finish, I had a blast navigating Ori through dozens of unique combinations of domains to a story akin to Pixar movie. The adventure I had I already know I will never forget and the genuine sense of adventure and childlike excitement I will struggle to find again in another game for a long time. In an ecosystem where games are valued for their length it is short games that deserve our attention. Games that choose to go against the grain in a restrained focus manner that you cannot help but respect.

14 hours later having explored every cranny of Niwen for fear of missing out on some platforming challenge or hand painted vista. Having played through dozens of setpieces that rival Uncharted and doing it all to a soundtrack so expertly crafted so that each tune became an individual piece representative of each area. And every deep chilling tune was offset by triumphant ballads as you overcome spectacular challenges. It is nothing short of a masterpiece, The best Xbox exclusive, And one of the greatest games ever created.
«Blew my mind»
«Can’t stop playing»
I enjoyed Ori this time around about as much as the first time. It's a solid platformer and it dishes out some fun abilities at a decent pace. I wish there was more story but we can't have it all.

Date Completed: 2020-09-27
Playtime: 14h
Enjoyment: 8/10
Recommendation: Fans of platformers or the first one will enjoy it.
this is a great platform game with very good graphics, soundtrack, and story
«That ending!»