The Pathless Video Review – Mechanically Sound

The Pathless Video Review – Games as Art

Every so often, the argument about games being art re-emerges. Titles that often include unique visuals, interesting gameplay mechanics, and an ambiguous narrative are considered strong pieces of evidence for the dispute. The Pathless, a gorgeous, indie-adventure epic, is another addition to the long list of games that verifies the medium as an art form.

Developed by Giant Squid, the remarkable team behind Abzû, The Pathless allows you to explore a stunning environment on your journey to save the world. Traversing the environment is at its core. Wielding a bow, you can strike targets to dash through the world in a stylish manner. With its smooth gameplay, accompanied by an incredible score, The Pathless a breathtaking title that fans of games like Journey must experience. But don’t just read about it, check out our video review below to see this indie gem in action!

The Pathless launched with the PS5 on November 12th, 2020 for the PC, IOS, PS4, and PS5. If you want to know more about the game, you can check out our full review here. What are your thoughts on the idea of games being art? Which games would you consider to be a strong argument for the point? Are you a fan of games that fall into this category or do you find them pretentious? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook or Twitter.