When comparing Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition vs Child of Light, the Slant community recommends Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition for most people. In the question“What are the best Side Scroller games on Steam?” Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition is ranked 6th while Child of Light 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 Mix of real time and turn based battles
The combat system is an interesting mix of real time and turn based battles.
Pro Balanced RPG mechanics
Child of Light strikes a good balance of RPG systems and options.
Pro Enjoyable hand painted art style
Child of Light uses an interesting hand drawn art style for its graphics, something that definitely gives it an appeal to the eyes.
Pro All text is written in rhymes
Con Boring combat system
The combat system is kinda boring and repetitive. It's just about mashing buttons.
Con Story and experience may not stand out
The users experience of the game may not truly stand the test of time as the story feels a bit too familiar, having a feel of been there done that.