Platformer

A platform game k.a. platformer is a video game involving guiding character operated by the user to jump between suspended platforms, over obstacles, or both to get ahead in the game.

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RiME (Switch) Review - This is One Port your Boat Should Avoid 3

RiME (Switch) Review – This is One Port your Boat Should Avoid

RiME is the touching tale of a boy that wakes up on a beach with no clear recognition of how he got there. He sets off on a journey that has...
Lode Runner Legacy (PC) Review: Retro-Modern-esque 3

Lode Runner Legacy (PC) Review: A Legacy Secured

The Lode Runner series means a lot to me, for two very different reasons. My first go at it was with the Windows edition—you know, the one with the updated visual style...
Sonic Forces (PS4) Review: Running With Dead Weight 4

Sonic Forces (PS4) Review: Running With Dead Weight

Despite grievances I’ve had with past Sonic games, I’ve mostly felt like I could at least count on it to deliver a coherent story and to make having a number of...
Tiny Barbarian DX (Switch) Review - Action platformer of the year? 3

Tiny Barbarian DX (Switch) Review – Action platformer of the year?

On first glance, Tiny Barbarian DX appears like your typical indie action platformer with pixel art and chiptune music, only with a $30 USD price tag. Looks can be deceiving however,...
Matterfall (PlayStation 4) Review: Fluid, Frenetic, Explosive 7

Matterfall (PlayStation 4) Review: Fluid, Frenetic, Explosive

Matterfall is the latest from Housemarque, the studio famous for games like Resogun and Super Stardust. Following the trend set by the earlier games, Matterfall is part side-scroller, and part bullet-hell...
Super Rude Bear Resurrection Review

Super Rude Bear Resurrection Review

Super Rude Bear Resurrection has a neat premise. It’s an ultra-hard platformer that only gets easier with failure. Every time your bear with attitude dies, he leaves behind a plush, spike-covering...
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap Review - something old, something new

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap Review – Something Old, Something New

Another day, another remaster. Only this time, it isn't a game that released in the last five years – instead, it’s one going on almost three decades. Originally released as Wonder...
88 Heroes Review - Comedy Gone Wrong

88 Heroes Review – Comedy Gone Wrong

Back in my day, references to pop culture were typically considered an Easter Egg. Nowadays entire games are themed around these references in an attempt to be funny. Are simple references...
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Snake Pass Review – A Colourful Snake Em’ Up

Calling Snake Pass a platformer seems to be a bit of a stretch, but if I had a gun to my head and was forced to say the genre it was...
Rain World Review

Rain World Review – A Milestone in Animation

Even though it's a loud platformer at heart, Rain World always keeps things subtle. The world, the narrative, all of it minimally plays out with very little dialogue. Its intro is...
Shu (PS4) Review 1

Shu (PS4) Review

Shu contains one of the most adorable premises I've seen in some time. Darkness is taking over your land, has consumed your chieftain, and will soon destroy the entire world if...
Even the Ocean (PC) Review 2

Even the Ocean (PC) Review

Released in 2013, Anodyne was the story of Young; a white-haired young man on a journey to save someone named the Briar from the mysterious Darkness. That’s the surface level description,...