Bastion Review

When Bastion was first published on the Xbox Live Arcade, I didn't own an Xbox 360 so I missed out. When it launched on PlayStation 4 last April I picked it up because word of mouth on the game had been pretty solid. But that was right around the time Catherine and I started dating so I never ended up playing it. So when it was made available for Vita at PlayStation Experience, I took advantage of the Cross-Buy functionality and downloaded it.

Right away, it was obvious that this game shared a lot of the same DNA as Supergiant Games' other title Transistor. While Transistor's combat allows for a little more strategy compared to Bastion's hack-and-slash/run-and-gun approach, it was immediately apparent to me how Transistor had built upon the groundwork laid out here in Bastion.

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