Rime (PC, PS4 [reviewed], Switch Xbox One)
Developer: Tequila Works
Publisher: Grey Box, Six Foot
Released: May 23, 2017 / TBA (Switch)
You’ve seen plenty of indie adventure games before, but Rime has a design philosophy that feels more welcoming than most. It’s not a puzzle-heavy affair, and instead relies on evoking emotional responses through the use of puzzles. I w...
Rime begins with a child suddenly waking up in a mysterious location. As a player, you have no idea why you’re there, how you got there, or what your goal is. It’s an opening that has become increasingly familiar in the world of independent and indie-style games, but it’s an undeniably effective way to set up an intriguing adventure. Rime never strays too far from the “indie” trappings of ambi...