Ghost of Tsushima
can be overwhelming. It’s one of those huge, sprawling open-world games that’s just bursting at the seams with stuff to do. Your horse can’t trot 10 steps without you uncovering a new mission to tackle, fox to chase, or haiku to write.
It’s no surprise, then, that your character and his loyal horse eventually get tuckered out. Occasionally, when you complete a mission, you’ll see the two of them idly snuggling together in a field, just two old pals squeezing in a quick nap before saving another burning farmhouse or fishing town. And it only ends when you want it to. It’s sweet. Videogames like this are rarely sweet. Let’s take a good look at this quiet, peaceful moment plucked from amid the chaos of a formulaic open-world game.