The story is really well done, too. I don't generally like video games that revolve heavily around a story. I'm
The gameplay is quite fun, lots of variety, though perhaps a bit less than challenging at times. But there are extra modes, and ways to enhance the bad guys that allow you to change that as you would like to.
It is hard for me to overstate how nice this game is to play. It is relaxing, and challenging enough to keep you going. Extra modes allow you to get quite a bit out it once you've completed the story, but even if the game ended with the story, you are getting a very well polished game in Bastion.
much more interested in just messing around. But since the story here is told by the narrator as you play, you cannot escape it. Nor do you want to. It is interesting, and the writing is quite good. As you play, you're getting bits of the story relevant to what you're doing, so it's even better because you're not interrupted to sit through a video most of the time.