ReCore has the charming old soul of an action platformer, but in a modern sandbox frame that's just a bit too big.
ReCore is a new-looking game with a charming, much older-feeling soul. Itís less interested in telling a cohesive story than it is in throwing elaborate, well-designed platform challenges and combat scenarios at you. Itís an old-style approach thatís executed so soundly I wanted to ignore its many technical and structural failings, but ultimately they do take some of the wind out of an experience that could have been great.

ReCore starts out strong, building its gameplay suite piece by solid piece. Combat, traversal, and exploration are all handled well individually and balanced nicely against one another so I never felt overloaded or underserved by any one part of it.
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