Never Alone is an independent title whose particularity is to have been developed by the first ever Native American studio. It tells the story of a young Iñupiaq girl named Nuna and her faithful arctic fox and it makes a very good use of all the folklore of the Iñupiat tribe. Considering how busy we've been lately, the short review is only available in French for now, but you'll find the verdict and the +/- section inside with videos of the PC and PS4 versions.
Never Alone is a pedagogical experience you have to try if you're the kind of person that thinks that the value of games does not have anything to do with their length. The adventure is short indeed, but it would probably not have benefited from more hours of gameplay. We've loved every single aspect of Never Alone, the way it narrates the story, the way it sounds, the way it looks and its overall atmosphere. What's more, Upper One Games have also managed to deliver a game that is interesting to play, with solid and rather original gameplay mechanics that get harder as you get closer to the end. The game is never difficult though, mostly thanks to the high number of checkpoints, but it's really not the point anyway. Never Alone is a very nice tribute to a people that does not hesitate to share its roots with other games like Limbo, Child of Light and even Shadow of the Colossus. If what you've seen/read has kept you intrigued, join us and you'll never be alone anymore.
On the up side
+ Play and learn things
+ Single player or co-op
+ Nuna and Fox
+ The narrator
+ The short documentaries you can unlock
+ Never frustrating
She's gotta have it on Netflix: nope, I don't get it. Must be because I'm white. I'm not kidding. (9 Hours ago)
But for games like OW is not an issue. Funny thing is most people who complain about OW having lootboxes dont even own a copy of OW or play the game. Don't even play MP games in general. (9 Hours ago)
Nobody is saying to not condemned EA for what they did. Yeah they did really bad, and they should get punish by it. They are getting punish by the market already. (9 Hours ago)
Cosmetic lootboxes on overwatch doesnt affect the gameplay at all, and if you play the game enough you get those stuff for free anyways. You really dont have to grind that much tbh. (9 Hours ago)
Say welcome to seasson passes, split comunity, having to pay more than $60 for the game to get all the maps or heroes I want, so yeah I will take lootboxes on Overwatch over having to buy a season pas (9 Hours ago)
If you remove lootboxes for cosmetic stuff that doesn't affect gameplay at all on Overwatch, them forget about getting free maps, free new heroes, free content in general. (9 Hours ago)
@KORNdog: Agreed. They're in on it too, so fuck em. (11 Hours ago)