"Microsoft is well aware of what this company is like..."
Oh boy, here we go. You may have seen over the weekend that a report from GamesBeat described Ori developer Moon Studios as fostering an "oppressive" workplace, and that report has been getting a lot of attention ever since. It's a very lengthy article, but to sum it up, interviews with...
"It has a grand vision..."
The CEO of Moon Studios, Thomas Mahler, has opened up about why he's decided not to partner with Xbox Game Studios for the developer's next title (non-Ori related), which has previously been described as "an RPG that dares to innovate and go far beyond what the genre has offered players thus far.” Responding to
Joins forces with Private Division
Take-Two has announced that Moon Studios - famous for creating the Ori series of games - is working on a brand-new action-RPG to be published by its Private Division label (thanks GamesIndustry.biz). The company says that the game is in early development and isn't expected to launch for at least a couple of years,...
Is it an RPG?
Austrian game developer Moon Studios has gone from strength-to-strength in recent years, releasing the critically-acclaimed Ori and the Blind Forest back in 2015, followed by the equally fantastic Ori and the Will of the Wisps earlier this year. For its next game however, it's teasing something completely different. In an interview...
Improves performance and fixes plenty of bugs
As you might have heard, Ori and the Will of the Wisps has been experiencing performance issues since its arrival on Xbox One and Windows platforms last month. Moon Studios – for some time now – has been working on a patch and more recently outlined what it woul
"thank you for your patience and understanding"
Ori and the Will of the Wisps is a platforming masterpiece, but has admittedly experienced some serious performance issues since its arrival on Xbox One and Windows platforms last month. Even in our own review here on Pure Xbox, we said it suffered from stuttering, hitching, graphical anomalies and...
An unforgettable journey
Some people are bothered by the term Metroidvania, which we’ve never really understood. We’re fully aware that it’s an unnecessary subgenre classification that derives its name from two of the industry’s most respected franchises, Metroid and Castlevania, but we're quite alright with that. For those of you unfamiliar...