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Ayo: A Rain Tale Review: A Tale of My Frustration | Hey Poor Player

Ayo: A Rain Tale Review: A Tale of My Frustration | Hey Poor Player
From N4G - November 11, 2017

Ayo: A Rain Tale Review (PC): A Tale of My Frustration | Hey Poor Player

HPP: Ayo: A Rain Tale is a game whose setting is a largely unexplored and underrepresented one in video games. Africa, specifically the Sub-Saharan region of the continent, has the rich potential to tell stories that would otherwise be unfathomable to those more accustomed to a comfortable first-world lifestyle. I was very much looking forward to playing Ayo, specifically because I think these kinds of stories need more representation and the developers have made it clear they wanted to talk about the struggle of many women in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, that being said, no amount of good intentions or an interesting setting can fix what is ultimately a very flawed platformer mechanically.

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