The Legend of Okami

Cel-shaded prophecies

Links throughout time have been saving the world from various evil beings, that much we know. But after re-watching Wind Waker's opening, Okami's storytelling methods became a whole lot less fresh. With all that black ink flowing around and foreboding atmosphere weighing down on us, we almost forgot to notice the prophesized hero sweeping in and saving the day.

Both games also enjoy a distinct graphical style that no other games can currently tread upon. While they do look different from each other, this coat of paint still can't hide all the sameness that binds the two games together - in fact, it makes them seem even more like each other.

Above: What, did the cave-painters run out of every color besides black?

Brett Elston

A fomer Executive Editor at GamesRadar, Brett also contributed content to many other Future gaming publications including Nintendo Power, PC Gamer and Official Xbox Magazine. Brett has worked at Capcom in several senior roles, is an experienced podcaster, and now works as a Senior Manager of Content Communications at PlayStation SIE.