I was going to start this preview off by pointing out that Black the Fall has many stylistic and gameplay elements of other well received puzzle-platformers.
Hover: Revolt of Gamers is an attempt to re-capture lightning in a bottle. There’s no other way of putting it when you see the screenshots of it, when you see what its inspirations were.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is, as you probably know, the most recent installment in one of Nintendo’s cornerstone franchises.
It hits you like a bolt from one of its lightning spells. PAX East is well behind us at this point, but I have had my eyes on a couple of key titles since then, biding my time until their release.
There’s a market for this sort of thing: barely contained, high-octane violence, stylized and ramped up to 11.