Review: Pyre

Since 2011, Supergiant Games has been firmly rooted to a visual and audio aesthetic that few can shake a stick at. The beauty and creativity of their previous titles, Bastion and Transistor is largely accepted as utterly undeniable. I am pleased to say that Pyre not only continues this tradition, but shows incredible growth for this rather remarkable indie studio. Sometimes I was so surprised by the subtlety of the animations and the instrumentals that quickly, I learned that I had to take my time in Pyre to catch everything I wanted. Pyre is a game which invited a close reading and rewarded me when I paid it the attention it asked of me with an experience I won't soon forget.

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