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Kena: Bridge Of Spirits Presentation | Tribeca Games Spotlight 2021

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Preview:



VentureBeat hands-on (Played on PC):
Kena is colorful and can sometimes feel like playing a 3D animated film.
In combat, you attack enemies with a magic staff that can also turn into a bow. The Rot, however, make things interesting.
These are little creatures that follow you around and can help you in combat. While fighting, you can build up a meter that you can use to have the Rot do different commands.
They can bind an enemy, for example, giving you an opportunity to land a powerful attack. They can also activate a nearby plant, giving you a chance to heal yourself during combat.

Use the Rot outside of combat as while traveling, you’ll come across puzzles that your little friends can help you solve. You can order them to pick up a block and move it somewhere else, which gives Kena a bit of a delightful Pikmin vibe.
You can collect hats and equip them on each Rot sprite

Its clear inspirations from Zelda and other action-adventure games make it feel comfortably familiar.
If you look at Kena, you should already know if you’re interested. It is the magic adventure that the trailers sell it as. Kena is as good as it looks.

Source (thx to R reksveks )

 
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I'm 100% in. Buying it day one, this is simply my type of game. Will try to stop watching more things about this game.
 
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I liked the art style but game feels like hypercasual. She killed a boss with like 3 hits? Waiting for reviews.
 

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Yea... I was excited for this but I know this isn't full price and with Sony trying to tac on an extra $10 for every next gen game but skipping doing that here and actually offering it cheaper.

Going to be short and mediocre imo. Have very low expectations here.
 
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Mister Wolf

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Doesn't look that impressive. I will probably support them anyway though since they're up and coming and I want them to succeed in the industry.
 
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A small snippet of that article:

"Kena is fun to look out at. It is colorful and can sometimes feel like playing a 3D animated film. Sure, other games have achieved that feel, like the just-released Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart."

I don't want to say it, but it rhymes with Twix bar.

Uh oh.

jurassic park dinosaur GIF


But maybe it's ok this time because the game is also on PC.
 

IntentionalPun

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Super choppy.. what were people previewing on? Is it attempting 4k?

Does look pretty fun though.
 
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Doesn't look as good as Ratchet, but still clearly a step up from the latest Pixar films.

I'm still kinda baffled how pretty this is as a cross gen game by a tiny team. Guess it's just a really beautiful art style, but man it looks so good.
 
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i expected more especially on scope
but visuals are still up there and this ps2 adventure feeling is day one for me.
 
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Danjin44

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i expected more especially on scope
Really!? this their first time they are developing video games....For your first title trying to have big scope is just asking for trouble.
 
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I've been in love with this game since it was revealed. The comparison to Tomb Raider in the above vids absolutely seals it for me. I'm not getting on release though, I like getting some a little bit special every Christmas so I'll hold off till then.
 
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ok previews look rather good. Combat should work, with enough furry puzzle variety looks should be a fun and relaxing game.
 
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