Game release: “Jotun” (PC)

If Stories: The Path of Destinies was too colorful or humorous for you, then Thunder Lotus Games’ hand-drawn action-exploration game Jotun might be a better choice.

What’s with all the beautiful-looking indie games lately? Almost gone are the days of pixel art, although there are still plenty of those titles around, and now there’s a renaissance of animated movies come to life in the form of all sorts of genre competitors. Tapping into the lore of North mythology and telling the story of warrior Thora (refreshingly a female character) who has to prove herself to the gods in fighting her way out of her inglorious death, this doesn’t only look amazing with its art direction, but sounds promising in storytelling terms as well.

One shouldn’t expect a fully fledged RPG experience, though, as the emphasis is on exploration, and it seems that impressive boss battles and some enemy encounters are only a small part of the real-time linear action. However, with visuals this good and the voice acting only featuring the Nordic language, this is already enough to get excited about, even if there don’t seem to be any characters to talk to and storytelling appears to be rather minimalistic.

The game was already released 4 months ago, and the console versions (PS4, Xbox One and Wii U) are still announced for this summer, but it’s still worth spreading the word about this unique title.

Buy the game for PC on

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About nufafitc

Being an avid gamer, cinemaniac, and bookworm in addition to other things the internet and new media present, I'm also very much into DIY music, rock and pop in particular. Writing short or longer pieces about anything that interests me has always made me happy. As both an editor for German website "Adventure-Treff" and UK website "Future Sack", I like to write reviews and news about recent developments in the movies, games and book industry.
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