How do you play retro games?
Portals are shortcuts around the large inter-connected world
The awesome Soul Reaver
Eventually you get the ability to move through solid objects.
Ariel gives you advice.
And all was laid to Burnination.
Try not to get thrown in again.
Most of the cutscenes are done in-game. This is from the opening.
Raziel will eat your soul.
You caa use what's left of your wings to glide.
Fighting Slaughs in the spectral realm
The material plane
The same spot in the spectral plane. Most of the games puzzles involve switching back and forth between the two planes.
Getting ready to spear a vampire
This is a portal. You use them as shortcuts once you explore the map.
Fighting a vampire hunter who has a flamethrower.
The titular Soul Reaver
The Soul Reaver in Combat
The Soul Reaver can explode enemies.
The Soul Reaver on the spectral plane.
the game itself - you're starting in a one way zone
what's worse than loosing your soul
A boat of ancient times
Raziel encountering the Soul Reaver for the first time.
Raziel returns to the abyss.
Raziel can wield torches and set fire to his enemies.
Raziel can also impale his enemies with staves.
It's difficult to do, but Raziel can crush his enemies with blocks.
The game contains quite a few block puzzles. This one requires you to form a conduit for steam.
In addition to simple gliding, Raziel can catch updrafts of steam to rise in the air.
Once Raziel gains the ability to climb, he can reach new areas and objects such as this health power-up.
Raziel will gain the ability to phase through gates in the spectral realm.
The architecture of the spectral realm is dark and twisted. In it, these columns form a staircase.
In the material realm, the same columns act as stepping stones.
Raziel feeds on souls to replenish his energy.
Collecting glyphs gives Raziel the power to cast offensive spells.
The wedge is a health power-up: collect five, and your health meter expands. The orb contains eldritch energy, which is used up while casting spells.
Fans of the series will notice the ruins of Nupraptor's Retreat from the original Blood Omen.
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