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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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,...
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero (PS4) Review 3

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero (PS4) Review

WayForward is a developer that doesn’t get quite enough love. They’re a bonafide collection of miracle workers, in my opinion, who are able to both pull off compelling original IPs (Mighty...
Fiest (Xbox One) Review 5

Feist (Xbox One) Review

Imagine, if you will, a platformer that takes the shadowy graphics of Limbo or those cool Donkey Kong Country Returns levels and combines it with creepy wildlife reminiscent of Where the...
Seasons after Fall (PC) Review 2

Seasons after Fall (PC) Review

A young girl's voice tells you, a seed, to possess a fox and explore a forest to find the guardians of the seasons. Finding them will grant players the power to...
N++ (PC) Review 1

N++ (PC) Review

I didn’t really know what to expect, beyond the obvious, when I first started playing N++. I knew the game was a puzzle platformer that boasted stylishly minimalistic visuals and would...