When comparing Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition vs Shantae: Risky's Revenge, the Slant community recommends Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition for most people. In the question“What are the best metroidvania games for the PC?” Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition is ranked 3rd while Shantae: Risky's Revenge is ranked 12th.
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Pro Amazing art and atmosphere
Pro Controls are convenient
The keyboard controls are intuitive and just feel right. It can be a little difficult at times but it's a fair kind of difficulty, not the game screwing you over. This is part of the reason why the boss sections are so fun.
The upgrade system is nice and there are many secrets to be found.
Pro Great soundtrack
Very nicely made music.
Pro Great Metroidvania gameplay
Pro Great graphics and soundtrack
Pixel art graphics are top quality, soundtrack is superb.
Con Boring combat system
The combat system is kinda boring and repetitive. It's just about mashing buttons.
Con The depiction of female characters is over-sexualized
The designs and even the animations for the female characters in this game are all over-sexualized which makes it very hard to take this game seriously.