Olija

Skeleton Crew Studio, Thomas Olsson, Devolver Digital

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
79
Top Critic Average
72%
Critics Recommend
Based on 68 critic reviews
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Olija

Rating Summary

Based on 68 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

72%

Critics Recommend

Based on 68 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchJan 28, 2021
PCJan 28, 2021
PlayStation 4Jan 28, 2021
Xbox OneJan 28, 2021

Developers: Skeleton Crew Studio, Thomas Olsson

Publisher: Devolver Digital

Genres: Action, Platformer, Arcade

Armed with a legendary harpoon, he and other castaways try to leave this hostile country to return to their homelands. Through adventurous exploration, narration and razor sharp combat, the player will discover a strange world and its inhabitants, including Olija, an enigmatic lady that Faraday finds himself bound to over time. Inspired by swashbuckling tales and cinematic adventure games, Olija is a story about facing the unknown in adversity. - Explore a mysterious and handcrafted world inspired by sailor's legends and Asian fantasy. - Wield the Harpoon of legend and rethink movement through platforming, puzzle and combat. - Rescue fellow castaways and meet curious characters to learn more about Terraphage and the enigmatic Olija. - Beautiful melancholic soundtrack inspired by Flamenco, lo-fi and traditional Japanese music. - Craft magic hats!

Olija Critic Reviews

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Olija spearheads a grimly thrilling adventure which is over too soon.

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Olija is a memorable 2D action platformer with great combat that is over all too soon with little reason to return.

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A brilliant central mechanic and a game of real craft and character.

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It may be brief, but Olija confidently blends satisfying action and engaging exploration for a treat that shouldn't be overlooked.

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Audience Reviews

A LEGENDARY HARPOON: Olija seemed to be very ominous game at first. It got minimal pixelated visuals, but rich gameplay and movie-like sound design. Its melancholic vibe reminded me of a recent game I played Inmost. I love Japan and its mythological history and folktales, and Olija seems to dive into that realm. I knew where I was getting myself into, when I saw some early

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