Olija is a dark, haunting action game without all the stress
There are plenty of great 2D action games about exploring dark, mysterious worlds. Think Hollow Knight,Dead Cells, or anything inspired by Castlevania. Aside from similar themes, these games have something else in common: they’re almost always incredibly hard. Olija goes in a different direction. It still takes place in a world full of terrors to fight and secrets to uncover, and it features fast-paced action with lots of interesting weapons. But it’s also much more approachable. I wouldn’t call it easy, but it’s satisfying without being frustrating. You get the same haunting vibe without all of the stress.
In Olija, you play as a man named Faraday whose ship crashes in an incredibly cursed part of the world called Terraphage. He has…