Okami HD Will Be One Of The Most Beautiful Things You Can Do With Your TV

Okami HD Will Be One Of The Most Beautiful Things You Can Do With Your TV


You know how restoration specialists can rescue a masterpiece from centuries of dust and grime, restoring it to its original glory? That’s how it feels playing Okami HD.

Watching the PS2 classic come alive in its remastered form made me think that I might not ever have seen a video game with such riotously vibrant colours. Even a visual feast like Flower owed more to realism in its pretty presentation than Okami originally did .

Okami HD looks like a painting brought to life and the new option to increase the on-screen illusion of paper grain does a ton to reinforce that conceit. Watch Capcom product manager Tristan take on a section of the game about an hour into the campaign and see how something that was already stunning become even moreso.

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  • Can’t wait for this. Had the Wii version, but never finished it. Im almost tempted to buy a move as well!

  • it looked fantastic on PS2, it really did. i’ve never seen so excited about a HD remake, Okami is my favourite game im so stoked for this

  • Is this for PSN or a full retail thing? This looks great but I don’t know if I can spare the gaming time to replay something that took me 40+ hours the first time.

    • PSN-only for us. Japan’s getting a disc-based release as well.

      It’s a heck of a lot of game too, you’re right. Easily had enough material for a trilogy of games.

      • i see playasia getting a zillion orders when this thing releases. I’ll go for the bonus release in a second.

        damn it, I want Okami 2!

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