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    Best of the Week: Video Games

    ‘Ori and the Blind Forest’ is a thoroughly Ori-ginal platformer Recently there have been many notable platformers–in an industry with an immense history of them.  So how does one go about making a platformer that feels unique, fresh, and original?  Look no further than Ori and the Blind Forest, the first collaboration of Moon Studios […] More

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    ‘Ori and the Blind Forest’ is a thoroughly Ori-ginal platformer

    Recently there have been many notable platformers–in an industry with an immense history of them. So how does one go about making a platformer that feels unique, fresh, and original? Look no further than Ori and the Blind Forest, the first collaboration of Moon Studios and Microsoft Studios. By combining “Metroidvania” exploration, smooth controls, cinematic action sequences, genuine heartfelt moments, and a gorgeous score, Ori transcends the typical platformer and will likely be a fan favorite for years to come. More