Rayman’s Origins | 123Read&Write

Playstation 3 video game release, Rayman's Origins is a platform game developed by and published by UbisoftThe game’s story follows Rayman, his friend Globox, and two teensies as they fight Darktoons and other evil creatures that have taken over the Glade of Dreams.

There's something to be said about simplicity, beautiful art, and a feeling of simple childhood. Rayman's Origins offers all of these and more. Is it a simple game? No . . . not if your a completionist. But, to simply enjoy the game for what it is, and not worrying about grabbing every last item, there's fun to be had by all. 

What truly makes Rayman's Origins unique is the unwavering vision art director Michel Ancel seemed to capture in this undeniably beautiful game. To say the game looks stunning is an understatement. The colors emit a vibrant beauty rarely seen in video games. The game's beauty ranks up there with Ni No Kuni and Journey. Lights shimmer and color hues blend magically together to create something truly special. Plants come to life, fireballs shoot majestically at you, and serene underwater seascapes await your arrival. And, who doesn't love to ride a giant mosquito!?

For your assignment, observe the video offered below. You will probably need to watch it more than one time. As you watch the video, take notes comparing and contrasting two distinct settings within the game. When your Venn Diagram is complete, write a simple paragraph comparing and contrasting these two settings.  

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