Posts Tagged ‘2D platformers’
Posted by H2oelemental on November 12, 2013 under Mac, Reviews
Looking for a great game to jump into? Superfrog HD ($9.99) by Team 17 is just a leap away in the Steam store. You and your Princess are on your way happily ever after when your Princess is taken by an evil witch and turns you into a frog. You must leap and dodge your way through 6 worlds with 4 levels to save her. The levels start easy and increase in difficulty the higher you go. You start ou... more.
Posted by ToonBoy on October 21, 2013 under Reviews, Xbox 360
It's not very often that I get to play a game these days that features some old school robot-blastin' fun, and when I first started playing "A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda EX" by Extend Studio and Aksys Games, right away I knew I was going to be in for a treat and a nice lil' trip down metal memory lane of sorts. A.R.E.S. is a guns-a-blazin' (yet brief) thrill ride of a sci-fi side scroller that d... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on September 26, 2013 under Reviews, Wii U
The heroes of the Glade are under a spell that has kept them snoring and yawning for well over a century. While the heroes sleep, the demons and terrifying nightmares that threaten the well-being of the dream Glade continue to multiply. As Rayman, your mission is to wake the legendary heroes to have them assist you in defeating the evil. Rayman is joined by a host of heroes to help aid him in h... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on September 4, 2013 under PC, PS3, Portables, Wii U, Xbox 360
Today, Ubisoft announced Rayman Legends, the highly-anticipated platformer developed by Ubisoft Montpellier, is now available across North America for the Xbox 360® video game entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and Wii U at the manufacturers suggested retail price of $59.99 and for PC and PlayStation Vita at the manufacturers suggested reta... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on August 28, 2013 under Euro, News, PC, PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360
Rayman Legends by Ubisoft is just a week away from releasing in North America on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, PC and PS Vita. As one final tease, Ubisoft has released this launch trailer. In the trailer located below, take one final look at the new environments and features Legends offers before its out on September 3rd. Rayman Legends Release Trailer: Rayman Legends Screenshots: ... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on July 8, 2013 under Portables, Reviews
The nameless boy who searches for his sister on the edge of Hell is finally available for the PS Vita. Known for its brilliant and sometimes morbid puzzles, Limbo redefined the 2D platform genre with its horror-style monochromatic black and white graphics and Silent Hill-style film grain effects. The PS Vita release is a straight port of the original game with no additional features or touchscr... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on June 26, 2013 under Mac, Reviews
Rush Bros. by developer XYLA Entertainment is a blistering fast 2D platformer where two feuding DJs run through environments that interact with the music. Heavy bass causes the backgrounds to pulsate with bright, eye-popping colors as the player runs through darkened rooms laden with deadly buzz saws, sharp blades and spikes that can impale you. Gameplay is similar to most 2D platformers - you ... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on April 15, 2013 under Euro, News, Xbox 360
Grasshopper Manufacture’s Black Knight Sword will be on sale April 16-23 for the suggested price point of 400 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system, 50 percent off its release price. Co-published by D3Publisher and Digital Reality, Black Knight Sword explores a bizarre world that pits players in the role of The Black Knight as he attempts t... more.
Posted by ToonBoy on January 1, 2013 under Reviews, Xbox 360
Have you ever wondered what platformer could be out there that you haven’t seen or played before? Then wonder no more. From Grasshopper Manufacture comes a different twist on an old fairy tale – better known as Black Knight Sword. But before you label it as “just another performer”, it’s anything but that. You assume the role of the Black Knight, as you explore a strange world tha... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on October 3, 2012 under Euro, News, PS3
After a long wait, Tomba! is finally available on the European PlayStation Network in the PS one Classics section for £6.99, €7.99. It's also downloadable for PS Vita. Garnering universally positive reviews and high prices due to its rarity, Tomba! was the brainchild of Tokuro Fuijiwara, known for his creation of the Ghosts’n Goblins series as well as the producer of the Mega Man serie... more.
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