Beautifully Absurd, Irrationally Frustrating
HIGH A folksy art style that encourages progress.
LOW Random puzzles that encourage quitting.
WTF Honestly, just about every scene transition in the game.
HIGH Feels like a love letter to fans
LOW Save restrictions in secondary game modes
WTF NPCs still referencing a target and not reacting much after he’s been killed
HIGH Farming and crafting for days
LOW Repeating the same processes for story progression
WTF How do these teenagers and children keep saving the world?
HIGH A perfect port of one of the PS3’s best games
LOW Not much to entice people who already own the PS3 or PC versions
WTF Love can bloom on the battlefield, but can war be adorable? Spoiler: Yes, it can.
HIGH The “Beer Bar.”
LOW Finally getting a sequence right, only to have the game crash.
WTF The hero saying point-blank that he doesn’t have anything important to post on Twitter.
HIGH The art is elegantly amazing.
LOW It runs out of steam way too fast.
WTF Why are there so many locked doors?
HIGH Figuring out the combat nuances and wiping out mobs.
LOW Hitting an impassable wall of difficulty after eight hours on Normal.
WTF Where are you when attacked during meditation??
HIGH Clearing an entire floor without taking a hit is incredibly satisfying.
LOW The randomness can make some playthroughs impossible to complete.
WTF Pop culture references, like the Nintendo zapper from Duck Hunt.