Tag Archives: Platformer

Sonic Mania trailer shows off remixed Chemical Plant Zone

Sonic Mania is the upcoming 2D Sonic game that everyone loves to love. It’s being made for fans by fans, and is a mixture of remixed classic stages and brand new zones. For those of you too young to remember Sonic 2’s greatness, Chemical Plant Zone is of the former. Continue reading Sonic Mania trailer shows off remixed Chemical Plant Zone

Lab Zero Games is bringing Indivisible to Nintendo Switch

Indivisible is a side-scrolling 2D platformer-RPG by Lab Zero Games, the creators of the impeccable Skullgirls fighting games. It draws heavy inspiration from Valkyrie Profile and the Metroidvania subgenre. Indivisible was originally scheduled for a release on PS4, XB1, and PC, but now you can add the Nintendo Switch to that list. Continue reading Lab Zero Games is bringing Indivisible to Nintendo Switch

The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy footage continues to be spot on

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is shaping up to be the platforming adventures we all know and love, with a significant facelift. Vicarious Visions has been steadily releasing footage of the remaster, and their dedication to a faithful recreation of the PS1 classics is to be admired. More developers should show the same level of care and respect when working with classic games. Continue reading The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy footage continues to be spot on

Rayman Legends is what Sonic should have been, and you should buy it.

The Ubisoft sale ends July 7th. I recommend getting Rayman on the cheap if you like platformers or just solid games in general.
The Ubisoft sale ends July 7th. I recommend getting Rayman on the cheap if you like platformers or just solid games in general.

Lately Ubisoft has been batting a thousand when it comes to annoying fans. Rayman Legends was also part of this irritating streak. Rayman was originally a highly anticipated Wii U exclusive that took advantage of the Wii U’s gamepad, but Ubisoft decided to delay the release in order to go multi-platform, announcing the decision mere weeks before the release, essentially refusing to sell the completed game for almost a year, until they had several watered down ports to release alongside it. The negative reaction of the fans was extreme, and thanks to the delay, it was lost in the crowd. In full disclosure, I had never played a Rayman game before yesterday. I was excited when it was announced for Wii U because I’m a big platformer fan, but the way Ubisoft handled the whole situation completely killed any good will I had towards the game.

Fortunately, gamers are once again benefiting from the struggles of the Wii U. Nintendo’s Wii U eShop has a sale on Ubisoft titles for the Wii U, with Rayman Legends priced to move at $20.

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