Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin taught me some things. I learned about historical farming methods. I learned why people tend to sing while we work. Most importantly, however, I learned that some games are worth the wait, and that they still have the ability to surprise.
Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin is a side-scrolling action game that’s complemented by a robust crafting/cooking/farming sim. I’ve been able to spend some time playing it ahead of its November 10th release, and here are my early impressions.