What Remains of Edith Finch in its beginnings only made me feel, uncomfortable, as I still did not know anything of what was happening or why of this, I just walked around trying to solve puzzles and unraveling the bizarre stories that I saw happen before me , The game created many questions but in turn, he answered them in his own way. Slowly, but surely, those would be the words i would use to describe the game. Making a review for this game is something that is unique in its place, given the nature of the game and how little it explains itself.
In What Remains of Edith Finch the story revolves around the Finch family and their last successor so far, Edith Finch, who embarks on a quest to meet her family past, to know the stories of their lives and deaths . You will see how the confused Edith Finch meets the centennial history of her family and how her story is tied to her.
The gameplay is quite simple, it is mostly walk forward although from time to time you need to deviate or look at where you are moving since some of the riddles have their wits. But you will feel immersed in the stories that unfold before you and you’ll have to solve some puzzles here and there.
The game features beautiful graphics, using Unreal Engine 4 technology, which tells us about the quality of your images. The atmosphere is thought, given the dark style of its history, the game takes every aspect of it quite well. When history is joyful art takes its best side and teaches you how radiant the world can be.
The sounds of the place are based on the experiences that you will find and the way in which the story is found, the performances of voices are quite polished and try to take the personality of each character in each one of its expressions and you can notice the passion behind them. The soundtrack to What Remains of Edith Finch is something that will appeal to you from the first second.
At first we are shown a group of empty characters without much personality and this is noticeable along with everything else given that the game starts very slow and makes you feel uncomfortable with its dark and solitary environment. But as we discover the story behind each of the characters we realize that everyone has his personality fully developed and that each had their tastes and dislikes.
What Remains of Edith Finch is quite entertaining, a bit strange but entertaining, every corner has a secret that tells us what has happened to the Finch family around the story. If you like storytelling games, this is one you can not miss as the quality of the stories told is quite high and you will lose yourself trying to know what happens in the former Mansion of the Finch.