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Do you want to cry? Better play Ori and the Will of the Wisps.

Ori and the Blind Forest opened with one of the saddest scenes in video games. Ori and the Will of the Wisps, however, says “Hold my beer!” throughout.

Like any Metroidvania, Ori and the Will of the Wisps has plenty of platforming to be done. It also has an upgrade system so you can develop Ori over time, and by gaining new abilities you gain access to new areas, allowing you to progress further into the game.

Everything about Ori and the Will of the Wisps is improved compared to its predecessor. It looks nicer, plays better, has more combat options; the list goes on. Better still, if you have a decent PC, there’s no finer way to play it. This is the best Metroidvania game available right now. In fact, it’s one of the best games ever made. And if you have Xbox Game Pass for PC, you can play it without having to spend any extra money.

Read our review of Ori and the Will of the Wisps