The unique Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas was a very likeable, The Legend of Zelda-esque isometric journey recreation that was a very good match for the PS Vita – however its successor appears to be like like a step up in each sense of the phrase. Already accessible on the Nintendo Swap, developer Cornfox & Bros has introduced a partnership with FDG Leisure that may see Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm set sail to the PlayStation 5.
The press launch explains you can count on a 20-hour journey, stuffed with “dozens of aspect quests that grant unbelievable rewards”: “Oceanhorn 2 will not be solely one of many best-looking journey video games on the market, nevertheless it additionally builds a novel expertise on the shoulder of traditional video video games. Gather highly effective objects, wield the Caster Gun, remedy the mysterious puzzles of the ancients, and uncover all that Arcadia and its neighbouring kingdoms have to supply.”
Our colleagues at Nintendo Life didn’t love the sequel, however nonetheless awarded it a sturdy (if a little bit uninspiring) 6/10: “Oceanhorn 2 is an honest recreation, albeit one that does not do sufficient to stand proud of the group. Glorious presentation and a transparent understanding of the mechanics underlying the Zelda franchise make for a recreation that’s satisfying and finally well worth the value of admission.”