Ori and the Blind Forest is a platforming game set in a fantasy forest where light must be restored to spirit trees.
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Story & Themes
Ori and the Blind Forest is about Ori, a forest spirit who must restore light to the forest. Ori begins life as a leaf that is blown off the large spirit tree during a massive storm. When he finally settles he takes the form of a small spirit. An ape-like creature named Naru sees him fall to Earth and adopts him as her own child. Naru and Ori are a happy family until a cataclysmic event "blinds" the forest, drying up the trees that produced the fruit the two eat. Without the fruit, Naru weakens. Ori travels out into the forest to find the last pieces of fruit and returns to find that Naru has died. Without her, he's forced to traverse the forest on his own. Ori is weak and helpless until he meets up with Sein, another spirit who helps him on his journey to restore light to the forest.
Players must use in-game elements to save. The game does not save on its own.
The game gets difficult very quickly, requiring precise timing and mastery of in-game skills to complete certain areas.
Violence Players use energy beams to dispatch a variety of fantastical creatures.
- What do you think of the relationship between Naru and Ori?
- Which skills have you selected from the skill tree?
- What do you think of the art style?
- Which part of the game did you find the most difficult?