Return of the Obra Flinthook.

Olija is, at its simplest, an action-platformer with a harpoon that lets you grapple up to different areas. If you played the fantastically dynamic Flinthook – or you've used Zelda's Hookshot – then you'll recognise the mechanic: shoot hook, dash to hook, repeat. The harpoon can (and should) also be used as a weapon, alongside a host of secondary weapons that you unlock as the game progresses.

The enemies you'll be slaying come in a few different forms: slimy things with gaping jaws that mostly exist to be batted out of the way; human-shaped enemies with bows and swords; and bosses, who have various powers to whittle your health down quicker than you can say "call me Ishmael".

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January 31, 2021 at 10:00AM
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