While a great story in a game isn’t usually quite enough to singularly make its purchase a must, it can help to elevate a title beyond other elements that are more lacking. For me, the story and well-written romance between its main characters, somewhat stranded on an odd collection of floating islands, Yu and Kay was the most compelling reason to keep playing… with the exploration and other elements falling more flat by comparison. It’s unusual to observe in-game romances being anything more than superficial and predictable, but there’s both something about the essence of the writing as well as the voice acting performances of the characters that makes the game feel pretty special. Certainly the mystery behind their circumstances, what they’re running from, and what brought them together helps to add flavor, but it’s their pretty natural and believable relationship that will sustain your interest on this journey.
Justin Nation, Score: