Forspoken | Critical Consensus

The Luminous Productions-developed Forspoken is not only a new IP and but a rarity. Its star Frey Holland, portrayed by Ella Balinska, a Black woman, is the lead actress of a AAA JRPG.

Frey is going through some hard times in life, and then she finds herself spirited away to the world of Athia. There she and the magic arm bracelet Cuff set off to help the people of the land.

The RPG received largely mixed reviews and has a Metacritic score of 68 for the PlayStation 5 version as of this writing. Despite the middling average, critics used a wide swatch of the review scale with Forspoken.

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