Excerpt: The recent trend of re-releasing old games in HD has, for the most part, left me cold. For as much as I can recognise that Jet Set Radio looks lovely in 1080p, or that Beyond Good and Evil deserved a second shot on the market, the ports have so often felt lazy, incomplete, and ultimately...
Excerpt: Okami HD is a remake of the original PlayStation 2 game famous for its painted style of graphics. It’s basically a cel-shaded engine that makes things look like they’ve been painted down with a brush.
Excerpt: exuded fantastic artistic sentiment and distinct originality. It featured an innovative gameplay mechanic, an achingly beautiful world filled with awe and wonder, and a presentation that was nigh-on unparalleled. Only the likes of
Conclusion: What's really amazing about Okami is that it is just as good of a game today as it was six years ago when it was first released. An HD release that barely had to touch a thing to still be one of the best games available today.
Conclusion: While Okami may never have sold the numbers it deserved, it was as worthy than, as it is now, of all the praise that was heaped on it. Upgraded visuals, and a stellar $19.99 price point added on to that already complete package makes this the version of Okami to own.