Ballot: Field Artwork Brawl: Duel #61 – Okamiden


Welcome again to a different spherical of Field Artwork Brawl, the collection that sends two or extra regional variants of sport covers into an enviornment to pugilise on your pleasure.

Final week we loved the epic duel between the North American / European Metroid: Different M field and the fairly beautiful Japanese variant. The end result was predictable from the beginning, however the western model nonetheless managed to bag practically 1 / 4 of your votes. Nonetheless, that Japanese cowl!

This week we’re just a little Nintendo DS sequel to a traditional Zelda-like journey with a singular artwork type that started life on the PS2 earlier than coming to Wii (after which all over the place — Okami HD is on the market on Change).

Why are we Okamiden fairly than its predecessor, you may ask? Nicely, on 30th September 2020 it will be precisely a decade because the launch of the Japanese model, so we thought it deserved just a little love on its 10th birthday.

We see your tails rightly wagging. Let’s get on with it, pedigree pals!

North America and Europe


That includes the sword-wielding Kuni using lovable pup Chibiterasu, the western model is actually putting. With the purple solar casting out vivid rays throughout the background and black swipes from the Celestial Brush wrapping across the protagonists, it hints on the motion of the journey whereas giving a superb style of the attractive artwork type carried over from the earlier sport.

Loads of movement, a lovely mixture of daring colors and subtler hues; it is a sturdy opener from the West.



The Japanese cowl is rather more contemplative by comparability, with Kuni and Chibiterasu strolling over the pastel panorama and cherry blossom swirling round them. It provides a greater sense of the setting whereas protecting an analogous basic structure with the emblem within the high proper and the heroes within the reverse nook.

It is much less dynamic, however maybe extra reflective of the sport expertise, and we take pleasure in that it provides a way of the world. Much less eye-catching, however extra pensive. Powerful alternative, this week.

So, which is finest? Decide your favorite and hit ‘Vote’ to tell us which pup you like:

That is all for this brawl — we’ll see you subsequent time for one more spherical. Take care, beautiful individuals!

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