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Give A Hoot About 'Owlboy' And The Five Games To Play This Week

Give A Hoot About 'Owlboy' And The Five Games To Play This Week
From Uproxx - February 13, 2018

Every week, there are more games for more platforms than ever demanding our attention. So, each week, we pick five games that deserve your time and money. This week, we begin with a game that might induce nostalgia that never actually existed.

Pick Of The Week: Owlboy, Today ($25, Steam, Switch)

Its hard to squeeze more personality out of the 16-bit aesthetic than D-Pad Studio did with Owlboy. Characters that look like they sprang to life out of an Asterix cartoon star in an earnest love letter to SNES-era puzzle platformers. The game is imbued with personality and ultimately tells a story about failure being an important component in the path to success. Plus, its about a cute-as-a-button owl boy. Whats not to like?

Secret Of Mana, Thursday ($40, PS4, Vita and PC)

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