The Last Guardian [FIRST IMPRESSIONS]

The Last Guardian
First Impressions

Concept
7/10

From its opening notes, it’s tough to discern exactly what the designers’ intentions were. ย However, the game is clearly about teamwork and forming bonds. ย Its unique approach of interacting with a very independent beast is compelling in the extreme. ย Beyond that, it seems a slow and contemplative puzzle-platformer. ย Under that lens,ย The Last Guardianย is far from unique – even from the creators who made it. ย While the ideas at play here are interesting and engaging, it’s admittedly a little thin on the ground. ย Its minimalism sometimes undermines it, while also being a credit to its approach. ย …   [continue reading]