Okami isn’t just a game, it’s a visual masterpiece of art and design and a testament to creativity that needs to be experienced as words alone don’t do it justice. This is the definitive edition of the game, and a game that you absolutely should not miss out on.
The love that the developers have for Disney’s franchises shines through in the animation and the voice acting. Watching Goofy’s ears waggle as he walks, or the way Donald pretty much overreacts to situations is something that just never gets old. It’s been awhile since I booted up my PS3 collection of the game, but I’m inclined to say this collection looks even better. Even the CG cutscenes seem to have been re-rendered.
On one hand, playing Kiwami was like returning to visit an old friend, on the other it was like playing it for the first time. Scenes that made an impression and stuck with me, such as my breathless escape from a funeral gone wrong, thrilled me as much now as it did the first time.