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After the success that Myst was back in 1993, its sequel Riven, which came out four years later, had quite a yardstick to measure up. Overall, it was just as warmly welcome as the first game, and some might even said it achieved its goal to raise the bar with flying colors. Many players found it way too difficult to complete though, but at the end of the day, it became another classic adventure game by Cyan. Twenty seven years later, the original studio is back with a true remake that not only revamps all the visuals, but also features new puzzles and even some variation in terms of progression and events. It's still a very slow-paced game, with some necessary backtracking, the obligation to take real notes (or screenshots) to progress, and in this regard, it's very faithful to the original. Now obviously some people will find it too difficult compared to what we're used to seeing these days in the video game industry, but if what you're looking for is a good challenge, this is clearly one of he best remakes out there.

Commented on 2024-06-27 19:33:56
In my almost 35-year history of gaming, I remember Riven to be one of the most atmospheric and serene experiences ever. It was a big leap from Myst at that time, with mindblowing graphics, clear sound and a storyline with a twist. Now, seeing your video, I travelled back in time. Not because of the visuals (though I find them absolutely drop-dead gorgeous again), but because of the atmosphere and environment.
Thank you for the video, Driftwood. I'm now convinced to buy the Riven remake and get devoured by this world, again.
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Driftwood - Dictateur en chef
Commented on 2024-06-28 07:41:23 In reply to Ajus
Thanks for taking the time to watch the video and leave a comment. :)
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