A better look at Okami

New screens offer insights into the mysterious calligraphy world

Sometimes it's beautiful, and sometimes it's ugly. Either way, Okami is unlike any game you've ever seen. Casting players as a Japanese sun-goddess-turned-wolf, its gameplay involves a mix of platform-hopping, traditional adventure-game quests and using a "celestial brush" to paint objects into the game world.

It's hard to comprehend until you've gotten a good look at it, so click on the images tab above and feast your eyes on our new shots of the game. Showing friends, enemies and a lot of lush backgrounds, they should give you a better idea of what we've been raving about.