Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Microsoft

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OpenCritic Rating
90
Top Critic Average
99%
Critics Recommend
Based on 124 critic reviews
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Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Rating Summary

Based on 124 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

90

Top Critic Average

99%

Critics Recommend

Based on 124 critic reviews
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Ori and the Will of the Wisps Reviews Summary

Summary: With great level design, tight game mechanics, an appropriate level of challenge, beautiful visuals, and a touching narrative, Ori and the Will of the Wisps proves that Moon Studios' isn't just a one hit wonder.

Phenomenal Gameplay

Metroidvania done right (again).

Tear-Jerking Narrative

Emotionally, this game packs a punch.

Visuals and Tone

Truly a spectacle.

General Information

Available on:Xbox OneMar 11, 2020
PCMar 11, 2020

Publisher: Microsoft

Genres: Puzzle, Platformer

From the creators of “Ori and the Blind Forest” with over 50 awards and nominations comes the highly anticipated sequel: “Ori and the Will of the Wisps”. Embark on an adventure with all new combat and customization options while exploring a vast, exotic world encountering larger than life enemies and challenging puzzles. Seek help from discoverable allies on your path to unravel Ori’s true destiny. - Explore a vast, beautiful, immersive, and dangerous world filled with gripping enemy encounters, challenging puzzles and thrilling escape sequences. Unravel Ori's true destiny in this emotionally engaging, hand crafted story driven adventure. - New combat system. Wield dozens of new spirit weapons, spells and skills offering new dynamic combat mechanics to the world of Ori. - Customize your style of play. Choose your tools for adventure from dozens of newly acquired attacks, spells, and skills to match your style of play. - Encounter epic adversaries. Face large epic bosses and seek support from discoverable allies who will provide services and cast optional quests to extend the adventure. - Available exclusively on Xbox One consoles and Windows 10. (PC hardware requirements may vary for games on Windows 10.)

Ori and the Will of the Wisps Reviews

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It's inconsistent and sometimes annoying, but ultimately a charming, challenging, heart-string-pulling fable.

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Ori and the Will of the Wisps is an excellent return to this bright and beautiful open-world platformer, with an affecting story to bolster the white-knuckle challenge.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Artful animation and visuals combine with tightly designed exploration, though beware persistent technical issues.

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A gorgeous, tear-jerking platformer which improves on absolutely everything in the first game and ranks among the finest Metroidvanias available today.

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Where to Buy

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Xbox Game Pass New Games for March: Ori and the Will of the Wisps, NBA 2K20, and More

Xbox Game Pass New Games for March: Ori and the Will of the Wisps, NBA 2K20, and More

Xbox Game Pass will grow by six games across both platforms, console and PC, with some games hitting the library today.

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Moon Studios, Creators of Ori and the Blind Forest, Hiring for an Action RPG

Moon Studios, Creators of Ori and the Blind Forest, Hiring for an Action RPG

Moon Studios is creating an action RPG following their work on Ori and the Will of the Wisps. That comes according to a new job listing from the company.

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