Ori and the Blind Forest review for Xbox One, PC | Gaming Age

Just going by gameplay, I don't think there's anything especially noteworthy about Ori and the Blind Forest. I mean, don't get me wrong: it's a solid platformer, and it deserves some measure of praise for that. The controls are pretty easy to use, everything moves at just the right speed, and there's an impressively large map to explore. But at the same time, the save system is kind of terrible, in that placing a save point in the wrong spot can essentially screw up your whole game and force you to start over. While it's certainly better than a lot of other platformers, I'm not sure that I'd pick playing this over, say, either of the recent Rayman games, or Trine, or Little Big Planet. In other words, it's good, but it's pretty far from great.

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