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Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Microsoft
Mar 11, 2020 - Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S

OpenCritic Rating

90

Top Critic Average

98%

Critics Recommend

Eurogamer
No Recommendation
PC Gamer
81 / 100
IGN
9 / 10
Easy Allies
9.5 / 10
Metro GameCentral
9 / 10
GamesRadar+
4.5 / 5
Game Informer
9.5 / 10
GameSpot
9 / 10

Review Summary

MightyCritic Consensus

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.


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Critic Reviews for Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Eurogamer

No Recommendation
Eurogamer

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

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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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Metro GameCentral

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9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

It may not be able to claim much originality compared to its predecessor, or Metroidvania games in general, but this is still one of the best examples of its craft this generation.

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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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Better than its predecessor and a little longer, Will of the Wisps pounds out excitement at every turn

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Time and the enhanced power of the Xbox Series X has given Ori and the Will of the Wisps the superior technical performance to match its smart, precise gameplay.

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OpenCritic Coverage

Ori and the Will of the Wisps is now available on the Switch

Ori and the Will of the Wisps is now available on the Switch

Ori and the Will of the Wisps has been released for the Nintendo Switch

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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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