It might look like an endearingly lo-fi Zelda clone, but Fairune is actually a fascinating, compelling puzzle adventure that subverts expectations to provide an enjoyable, genre-defying experience.
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Fairune Origin and Blast: Beginning and End - Fairune and Fairune 2 were originally available as separate games for mobile devices and Nintendo 3DS, but in more recent releases for Switch and Windows PC, you’ll find them packaged as part of the Fairune Collection alongside two pleasant little extras: Fairune Origin and Fairune Blast. The two titles are fairly self-explanatory — Fairune Origin is essentially … Continue reading Fairune Origin and Blast: Beginning and End
Fairune 2: It’s Exactly What It Looks Like - After the first Fairune successfully proved that you can make something that looks convincingly like an action RPG into a two-hour puzzle adventure, the natural next step for creator Yuumi “Skipmore” Kimura was to go bigger. With that in mind, Fairune 2 is a considerably expanded affair over its predecessor, but maintains the same compelling, enjoyable and … Continue reading Fairune 2: It’s Exactly What It Looks Like
Fairune: It’s Not What It Looks Like - Fairune is a game that, at first glance, could be mistaken for an homage to the original The Legend of Zelda, the early Ys games or perhaps even Hydlide if you’re a real hipster. It’s a top-down open-world game presented in chunky pixel art, in which you defeat enemies by simply running into them. You … Continue reading Fairune: It’s Not What It Looks Like