Dust: An Elysian Tail
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Developer: Humble Hearts
Content Rating: Everyone10+
Immerse yourself in a gorgeous hand-painted world on a search for your true identity. As the mysterious warrior, Dust, your action-packed journey will take you from peaceful glades to snowy mountaintops and beyond. At your disposal is the mythical Blade of Ahrah, capable of turning its wielder into an unstoppable force of nature, and the blade's diminutive guardian, Fidget. Battle dozens of enemies at once with an easy-to-learn, difficult-to-master combat system, take on a variety of quests from friendly villagers, discover ancient secrets and powerful upgrades hidden throughout the massive, open world, and uncover the story of an ancient civilization on the brink of extinction as you fight to uncover your own past.
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Crisp visuals, a fantastic soundtrack, and an impressive campaign make Dust: An Elysian Tail easily the best Summer of Arcade release thus far, clearly ending the promotion with a bang. If you're looking for an RPG with old-school sensibilities to spend a weekend or two on, Dust must not be missed.
The developer clearly took the needs of the platform into account, providing all kinds of options that make sense for mobile players, but without compromising an inch on the gameplay. This is one of the best games I've played on iOS this year, which I suppose is Shaun-speak for "go buy this game now, friends".
Dust can be frustrating to play on a touch screen - at least on the harder difficulties. Controller support is coming though and there's little else to complain about. Get this game. It's special.