Not exactly sure how I never dove into this, Hollow Knight, a metroidvania designed by Team Cherry, was originally released back in 2017 before seeing console ports a year later. Having shown up on both Richard and Natasha’s Games of the Decade as well as hearing friends of mine rave about it, I finally sat down to this slightly older game and hoped to finish it before the sequel comes out this year.
The result? The result was twenty seven hours of amazing, and often frustrating, progress through one of the most interesting blends of gameplay and puzzle solving that I had the chance to experience in a while. Basically a 2D Soulsborne, here is our video review of Hollow Knight for the Nintendo Switch,