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Ori and the Will of the Wisps

The little spirit Ori is no stranger to peril, but when a fateful flight puts the owlet Ku in harm’s way, it will take more than bravery to bring a family back together, heal a broken land, and discover Ori’s true destiny. From the creators of the acclaimed action-platformer Ori and the Blind Forest comes the highly anticipated sequel. Embark on an all-new adventure in a vast world filled with new friends and foes that come to life in stunning, hand-painted artwork. Set to a fully orchestrated original score, Ori and the Will of the Wisps continues the Moon Studios tradition of tightly crafted platforming action and deeply emotional storytelling.
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Game Discussion

Review by Anonymous
Review from Steam

i played this game at 800x600 on 50% resolution scaling, with 20-25 fps whenever it was playable paired with horrendous constant stuttering and freezing whenever i moved around a bit for an average of around 7fps, with the audio constantly stuttering and buzzing, waiting 15 minutes to be able to get past the menu screen whenever i booted the game, having to wait for half an hour when loading the luma pools area for it to become (my definition of) playable, and had to rush through the game to shorten my suffering
and i still think it was great and had lots of fun

Review from Steam

The original Blind Forest was, and is, one of my favorite games of all time. This follow-up is a more than worthy sequel, ramping up the sense of scale from the first game. With a larger map to explore, more attacks, more platforming skills, more characters to interact with, and more of the same gorgeous art style that made the first game such a wonder to behold, the sequel takes much of what was awesome about the first game and turns it up several more notches.
Some of the same emotional beats that were present in the first game are also reused here, but Ori's journey of discovery in this tale is no less powerful and gut-punching. Gareth Coker's beautiful music sweeps us along as we explore the new land of Niwen, with jaw-dropping scenes of beauty everywhere you look. This is a stunning game, a labor of love from Moon Studios, and a wondrous success -- a fabulous jewel of a game which will captivate you time and time again.

Review from Steam

Ngl, both of the Ori games made me emotional. Now that's what I call a successful game. 11/10.

Review from Steam

Ori but everything is 10x better.

Review from Steam

The real Metroidvania PC we need !
 Ori and the Will of the Wisps Is a gorgeous game with a fast-paced platformer, satisfying combat, a beautiful world to explore, and an entertaining story.
My Review :

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Art/graphic
 
 The graphic is more improved than previous games, the world is more colorful than before. the art, the effect, and the particle it's all combining to make a great piece of art. Besides the new graphical improvement, the game has a cost especially to an old player who has low spec pc which this game is not low spec friendly because of it.
 


Gameplay
 
 The gameplay's still a blast, those facing feel you got after beating the enemy, especially the boss fight feels so good. The control however still have the same rules where the dev love to use all button you have between your ball, and technically the game would be difficult for certain people.
 Unlike other platforming games, Ori is more focused on two things platformer and combat. it's not for everybody who has slow reflect this game would be difficult for certain people. Since I'm not a casual platformer game this game is piece of cake. gonna come into that later, overall the gameplay is great.
 


Multiplayer
 
 Sadly the online leaderboard, it's full of cheaters and seems the dev has no longer supports it.
 


Control
 
 No problem using D-input. Sadly you may need a good 60$ controller since I'm using a cheap controller from Chinese that cost 20$ and analog were bad sometimes it make me jump in the wrong direction.
 


Music or Sound
 
Still good, relaxing and some of them give you those goose bumps.
 


Playtime
 
-My playthrough takes about 9h-10h
-According to HLTB game may finish in 11h - 15h
 Since I've played the first game and also already beating another game that has focused on a platform called Celeste. This game is easy I just bought the game and finish it within a day. Of course, it's a default difficulty, but since the leaderboard was still full of fake scores I don't think playing hard, difficult, and playing the online challenge is not worth.
 


Story
 
 The story is still enjoying its different than prev game. its have heartbreaking it has epic moments etc. the game world now feels more full of life than the original. you have NPC to talk to, some of them giving you quest and a reward, etc. overall I've no problem with the story. and yes my man old frog should deserve better.
 


PC Port
 
Tested OS
Windows 10 Pro | 64 Bit, Version 21H2.
Hardware
AMD Radeon Graphics 512MB Vram | AMD Ryzen 7 5700G CPU.
16GB Ram DDR4 | SSD.
Performance
- Run with integrated graphics.
- Run in 60 Fps
Dropped to 53-58 when a lot of particles showed up.
- CPU temp | 40°C-59°C (Average)
Low spec estimation
 No, apparently not. even with the lowest resolution, Every effect is still present making the game use lot of resources. seem like the dev make an update for "Low spec" but it's not that effective this game is not Low spec friendly.
 


Rating
 
Rated for +Everyone
Can be played by everyone.
 
Difficults level :
Average,
Have all difficulties, the player can choose easy to the hardest difficulties.
 


Disability support
 
Audiotory / Deaf
-Playable for Hearing problem.
Colorblind / Visual
-N/A
Motor / Body disability
-Game has a fast projectile which needs a fast reflect.
-The same problem since the previous game, Ori use almost all buttons in your gamepad. if someone has loose some of their fingers and cannot access some button it's gonna a little bit difficult.
This summary isn't perfect, Learn more about Disability support.
 


How many Game Bug
 
-Online leaderboard is full of cheaters.
-In challenge modes, you can lose some of the power you've and need to be restarted to gain that power again.
 


DLC worth?
 
If you love the music it's worth.
 


My oppinion
 
 Game was great but not for everyone to people who want a story you better start from the original games first then jump to this one. For people searching about gameplay yes you need to prepare for the mechanic of the game it is hard for some people if you're not familiar with platformer then you should probably try the first one first.
 After finishing the game, seem like they need a new hero or new games this game would be the final installment and I hope even if they make the third game they shouldn't make a mess with the story because I love it so far it's a solid story that connected with the original.
 

Recommended?
 
 Yes. without a doubt. Kinda surprised with the price that fits with the minimum income from my region which means the game regional pricing is the best than other dev.
 


Ads and other
 
Previous game i've reviewed :
Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition ( Review Version 1.0, 2017 )
Game that has similar genre :
Celeste ( Recommended )
Game review that I've been posted lately :
Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel
Twilight Memoria
Game playtime source on all review :
HLTB
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Review from Steam

This is an improvement over Blind Forest with better platforming and combat. The story is also as good as before. Recommended 100%

Review from Steam

3 days for both games. Couldn't put The Blind Forest nor the Will of the Wisps down. Buy it on sale. Buy it off sale. It worth it either way.