RiME - PlayStation 4

  • Publisher: Grey Box
  • SKU: 5712109
  • Release Date: 05/26/2017
ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+
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$19.99
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Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
99% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (54 out of 55)

Product Details


  • Developer: Tequila Works
  • Publisher: Grey Box
  • Platform: PlayStation 4
  • Genre: Action and Adventure|Puzzle
  • Release Date: 05/26/2017

Synopsis


Put your brain to the test in RiME for the PlayStation 4. Explore ancient ruins and a mysterious island in this single-player game, which places you in the role of a young boy who wakes up in this puzzling place. RiME includes a variety of puzzles to solve and secrets to uncover, ensuring long-lasting play.

Features


Discover the mysterious island at your own pace. Interact with wildlife, search for hidden items or simply take in the sights and sounds

Make your way through the ancient ruins and its hidden marvels by solving puzzles with sound, light and shadow projection, perspective, platforming, and even time manipulation

Dive deeper into the boy’s backstory by uncovering dozens of secrets and collectables

Take in a beautiful world inspired by the wonders of the Mediterranean through a fusion of captivating music and color

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Overall customer rating

4.5
99%
would recommend to a friend

Pros

Cons

  • There are a few issues that are minor annoyances in the bigger picture, but still notable nonetheless, such as an inconsistent frame rate, and the occasional unresponsive or unintuitive control, such as when jumping and trying to catch a ledge.Zatl
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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Simple yet powerful Game

    Posted
    SpeakerForTheDead
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    All I can say is...woah! This game was probably one of the best but also one of the most heart wrenching. I've gotten emotionally involved in quite a few games but I have never bawled my eyes out the way I did for this game. The game mechanics are incredibly simple to learn even though there is no real tutorial. The lack of such adds to the feeling of being lost that you experience as you search the open world for clues to drive the story on. Their are so many levels of symbolism, deep allegory, and the parallels that slowly reveal what has happened, where you are going and how to move on. Overall the game is very short but, by the end, you have gone on such a massive emotional and thought provoking rollercoaster ride you'll feel like you have worked your way through a much larger game. It's short but, powerful and satisfying.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A charming and colorful journey

    Posted
    Samuel
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    Following in the footsteps of games like Ico and Journey, RiME spins a tale of a boy lost on a mysterious island with an even more mysterious tower looming above it. The puzzles are pretty straightforward, but creative enough to feel rewarding once you've solved them. Along with keyholes hiding nuggets of the story, and other collectibles, there's a fair bit of replay value to this gem. The graphics are a little rough in some areas, but the art direction makes up for it with the colorful and strange world, as well as a striking musical score that captures every moment perfectly. The game is short, but worth a sitting if you have enjoyed similar titles like the previously mentioned Ico (or its followups, Shadow of the Colossus and The Last Guardian).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A puzzle exploration platformer with promise.

    Posted
    Zatl
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    With inspiration drawing from games such as Ico and Journey, this game throws the player into a world without much direction save whatever the player wants to do, or where they want to go. It is very reminiscent of the days where games were open ended and were not loaded with quest markers and tutorials. Rime allows the player to naturally explore and learn about the world. There are a few issues that are minor annoyances in the bigger picture, but still notable nonetheless, such as an inconsistent frame rate, and the occasional unresponsive or unintuitive control, such as when jumping and trying to catch a ledge. There are many strong points, such as its minimalistic beautiful visuals and soothing soundtrack, though.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A quiet little indie adventure...

    Posted
    Ruffy
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    Reminds me quite a bit of Ico: you find yourself in a strange, unpopulated land and you're not given a whole lot of guidance re: what to do. A few relatively simple puzzles here and there and a lot of figuring out how to get from Point A to Point B... but I'm being reductive here, the joy of this game is in the total experience. Nice graphics, nice music and an interesting mood make it a worthwhile journey.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    RiMe

    Posted
    GooseSe7en
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    Rime is a game that I thought would never see the light of day. Initially a Sony exclusive, then Sony dropped it etc. It isn't Windwaker and it isn't an ICO clone but it straddles both worlds fair enough. Beautiful, the controls are solid, the camera in certain enclosed areas can be wonky but besides that it's a solid game. Definitely recommend it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Majestic

    Posted
    Bdub619
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    If you like games like Journey and Abzu, you'll love this. Perfect game for a lazy Saturday afternoon. It's actually more of an experience than a game, no combat in it, just a walking sim and figuring out puzzles. Very well done game. Even emotional at times. Music and graphics are fantastic. Highly recommend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Solid Game

    Posted
    JordanW
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    This is a good game that is fun to play. It has a very creative world that is fun to explore. I like that it is free and you can go anywhere. The only thing I wish was different, is that there is no story line or commentary. This makes it a little more difficult to play for long periods of time for me.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    good but short

    Posted
    AxMosS
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    While this game has next to no dialogue, it is the same for the directionality of the story. there's no tutorial or waypoints, but there are plenty of puzzles, some that takes many trials and errors to figure out. overall, it offers a decent storyline that takes it all the way to the ending.

    I would recommend this to a friend


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