Kena: Bridge of Spirits Review
Posted: 15 months ago, last updated 6 months ago.
Like Knack it combines fast-paced action with Pixar animated storytelling. You use your staff to melee attack and as a bow, as you fight nightmarish enemies.
As well as developing your skills you also collect an army of small companions. The Rot are timid and elusive spirits scattered throughout the forest. They maintain balance by decomposing dead and rotting elements. Like Pikmin these small characters offer a puzzle aspect to the game as they unlock doors and move blockages.
"Driven by the belief that you can help these troubled spirits," says the narrator, "but you have no power here." What results is a story about restoration and resilience in the face of elders telling the young girl she can’t do it. Helping Kena find both the courage and ability to survive takes time, skill and the considerable help from the characters you meet along the way.
Expected Content Rating: PEGI 12
Release Date: 21/08/2021
Platforms: PS4 and PS5
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative and Puzzle
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