I absolutely loved the story. The style was great, and the dialogue good too. If you're just starting the game, I highly suggest remapping the jump, attack/interact, and tool buttons from Z, X, C to Q, W, E. When I did that it made everything so much easier, especially for speedy tool changes.
The only problem I had was the difficulty of the gameplay. There is a fine line between testing a players skill and having wayyyy too many things coming at you at once, and there were several sequences in this game that I felt were the latter. If Gale were a little faster between attacks, maybe, or if some of the bosses and tougher areas were scaled down a tad I think it would have improved the gameplay experience a lot. (I personally spent a good bit of time angry at the game)
But yeah, awesome game overall :)