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Ori and the Blind Forest lights up Xbox One & PC this March

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Ori and the Blind Forest is set to mix beauty with beastly platforming when it hits Xbox One and PC on March 11. Moon Studios' side-scroller is priced $20 on both platforms.

Ori caught the eye last year with its picturesque look, comparable to the UbiArt engine as seen in the watercolor-like Child of Light. What also caught Richard Mitchell's eye in our preview was the speedy, precise platforming.

According to the developer, Ori's agile, fluid movement was inspired by Super Meat Boy - when we say fluid, we don't mean the red kind. Ori is a less gruesome, more spiritual affair then Team Meat's offering, but its air-dash combos and wall-to-wall platforming tricks look like they require some dexterity.

Gallery: Ori and the Blind Forest (E3 2014) | 6 Photos



Also, while today's announcement is limited to Xbox One and PC, last we heard Ori was still on course for Xbox 360 too. Two months ago, the studio tweeted the platformer was still coming to the last-gen console, but "later in 2015."

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