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Stevivor’s GOTY 2015: Best side-scroller

Our next Stevivor GOTY award was a close one: best side-scroller.

In the end, Moon Studios’ Ori and the Blind Forest narrowly edged out Shovel Knight (which was a controversial title anyway, release date wise).

“As far as presentation goes, the game is GORGEOUS,” Matt said of Ori in his review. “The graphical style is rich, layered and full of colour. You’ll shift from cool greens and blues in deep areas of the forest to autumnal oranges and browns, helping to visually separate the different zones of the game world as well as the enemies and hazards.”

Stay tuned for more GOTY next week!

Stevivor’s Game of the Year 2015

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Steve Wright

Steve's the owner of this very site and an active games journalist for close to fifteen years. He's a Canadian-Australian gay gaming geek, ice hockey player and fan. Husband to Matt and cat dad to Wally and Quinn.