platform game

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platform game

n
(Computer Science) a type of computer game that is played by moving a figure on the screen through a series of obstacles and problems
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We are hoping that the new character control system combined with the virtual and dynamic joysticks will appease needs of android gamers and the game itself will revolutionize the platform games for Android,” says Daniel Lajos, the company's co-founder.
Games like the Jak and Dexter titles were a big example of how good the console could be for platform games.
Of the six games the best is Chuckie Egg - one of the finest single screen platform games ever.
Platform games are set in a two-dimensional (2-D), side-scrolling world with a user-controlled character that hops on or over objects, such as obstacles and platforms, to reach a goal.
The amphibian hero delighted players of platform games as far back as 1983, and in his latest reincarnation is looking for a Princess who will kiss him and turn him into a Prince.
So while it is a giant leap forward for platform games, with loads of fancy graphics and more levels than a joker can shake a tickling stick at.
Over the last year we've perfected the use of HTML5 to develop and deliver massively cross platform games, giving developers the fastest possible path to literally billions of mobile device users around the world.
Creating a sequel to one of the greatest video games of all time is no easy task but Nintendo have delivered something astonishing by which all other platform games will now be judged.
Star Wars: Clone Wars -Republic Heroes (Xbox 360) I HAVE played a fair few platform games that are similar to this but the fact that it is a Star Wars game seems to make it stand out.
It's all done so well you can't help laughing but don't let the game anywhere near young kids - even if it superficially resembles other child-friendly platform games from developers Rare, like Donkey Kong 64.
For old hands, it's a trip down memory lane, and for younger gamers this collection is a timely reminder of the simplicity of old-school platform games.
The mini-race in the basement and the battle against a robot have been the standard fare of ordinary platform games for years, as is the idea of exploring the world from a miniature point of view.
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