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Hoa review: a gorgeous platformer with big Studio Ghibli vibes

While Level-5’s pair of Ni No Kuni games lay the biggest claim to being interactive Studio Ghibli movies (the first having actually been made in collaboration with Hayao Miyazaki’s world famous animation studio and the second borrowing a former Ghibli character designer), the Vietnamese-made Hoa comes a very close second. Not only do Skrollcat Studio’s lush, hand-painted visuals look like they’ve been plucked straight from the dewy, sun-dappled forests of My Neighbour Totoro, but you can hear it in the music, too. Johannes Johansson’s sweeping, romantic piano score channels pure Joe Hisaishi goodness for the length of Hoa’s two hour…

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Ghibli-esque platformer Hoa is coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 27 March 2021 15:20 GMT Adventure game Hoa is coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles this July, in addition to the already announced Nintendo Switch and Steam versions.Hoa features hand-painted art, and a relaxing atmosphere as you navigate the world trying to solve exploration-based puzzles.“Experience the magic of nature and imagination as you play as the main character, Hoa, on her journey through heartwarming environments back to where it all began for her,” reads the description.The PlayStation 5 version of Hoa will include additions that take advantage of the unique support of the DualSense Controller. The…