It’s unfortunate that A Plague Tale’s story falls short of its technical accomplishments.
Rather than going for size in the character roster, Dontnod might have done better to shoot for complexity.
When Darksiders II sticks to the actual essentials of the main story and not its so-called Deathinitive features, it’s a solid action-adventure-RPG hybrid.
A result of the lack of tutorials and handholding is that each bit of incremental, hard-earned progress provides an unparalleled adrenaline rush.
The Frankensteinian rebellion of orcas against their corporate captors turns this doc into a sort of showbiz horror film.