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
Galaximo's Army is a 3D Collecathon platformer
, inspired by classic N64 platformers
CASTLE OF ILLUSION (7+) Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 IN gaming's distant past, platformers
were the staple of the console scene.
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.
Kirby's Epic Yarn (Good Feel, Wii) THERE has been a run of unbearably cute platformers
in recent years - my favourite being LocoRoco.
What separates Braid from the dozens of generic side-scrolling platformers
on the market is the ability to rewind time.
SUPER Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island for the SNES is widely held as one of the best side-scrolling platformers
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.
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.