Master a Magical Harpoon in Olija | VGChartz Preview

VGChartz's Evan Norris: "If you have any affinity for cinematic platformers — Another World, Flashback, Blackthorne, etc. — you should add the upcoming Olija to your wishlist. Thanks to its movie-like cut scenes and raster graphics, it immediately brings to mind those classics from the early to mid 1990s. Yet, after playing the game for a few hours, I can safely report that Olija is not exactly a cinematic platformer. It doesn't focus on trial-and-error gameplay or lean on realistic physics; in fact, the hero Faraday can fall from great heights without suffering a scratch. In truth, the game is — at least so far — a successful blend of cinematic, nostalgic presentation with swashbuckling, action-adventure mechanics."

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