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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Game Informer added that Lucky's Tale "succeeds in demonstrating the viability of platformers in virtual reality.
This colourful joy of a game is the heir to the throne in side-scrolling puzzle platformers.
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While action platformers are nothing new, CreaVures bathes the genre in a whole new sense of style and ambience.
The lack of online mode may frustrate those who have friends in far-flung places, but everyone else should dedicate some serious time to rediscovering a cracking console character and unearthing one of the best platformers you're likely to play in the next few months.
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Some of the animation seems quite scratchy, but that doesn't detract much from what must be described as one of the best platformers on the Xbox right now.
3D platformers need a hook - a thing that differentiates them from the rest - and Toejam and Earl has the funkiest hook in the genre.
Play Magazine called "Tak and the Power of Juju," "one of the most beautiful platformers I've ever seen.