I Don't Like Sea Of Solitude, And I Feel Really Bad About It

Riley MacLeod

Sea of Solitude, a platforming exploration game published by Electronic Arts that came out July 5, tells the story of Kay, a young girl trapped in a watery world full of monsters. She travels the ruined world by boat, discovering where the monsters came from and why she looks like a monster too. The monsters are quickly revealed to be metaphors in service of a deeper story about loneliness. Sea of Solitude is earnestly heartfelt and personal, which made me feel terrible for not enjoying playing it.

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