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Moonglow Bay

Rating Summary

Based on 17 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

50%

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Based on 17 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:Xbox Series X/SOct 26, 2021
Xbox OneOct 26, 2021
PCOct 26, 2021

Developer: Bunnyhug

Publisher: Coatsink Software

Genres: RPG, Simulation, Adventure

HOME IS WHERE OUR STORY BEGINS... Moonglow Bay is set along the Eastern Canadian coastline during the 1980s and offers players a diverse and emotionally charged story, complemented by a relaxing, slice-of-life fishing RPG. You play as a rookie angler, struggling to fulfil your partner’s final wish by keeping a business afloat in the face of impending bankruptcy. Whether playing solo or with a friend in drop-in-drop-out local co-op, you’ll need to cook your catch of the day, then sell a variety of recipes to upgrade your shop, gear, and fishing boat. Combining a playful voxel art style with a sumptuous soundtrack, your journey is split into several distinct story arcs featuring a fully-inhabited town to traverse and the potential for epic encounters with the rumoured Mystical Monsters of Moonglow. With your journal and rod in hand, explore the furthest reaches of the ocean, from frigid glaciers to boiling geysers, and learn to cast nets, set traps and fish through ice, documenting over 100 varied aquatic species while uncovering the secrets of Moonglow Bay.

Moonglow Bay Critic Reviews

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The slow pace and gentle yet solemn storytelling — with lots of bright, joyous moments, too — is delightful, and I’m eager to learn more about Moonglow Bay and its people, in a town shaped as much by fishing as it is by grief.

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Moonglow Bay is a genuinely moving and surprisingly feel-good tale about coming to terms with grief and embracing change.

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A little frustrating in places, but Moonglow Bay is mostly a chill fishing RPG that digs into its themes of community, resilience and rebuilding in surprising and consistently interesting ways.

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