Unlike many platforming greats, everyone’s favorite pink puffball has stuck firmly to his 2D roots in his 30+ year run. Save for racing spinoff Kirby Air Ride, every title (mainline or … Continue readingKirby and the Forgotten Land Is a 3D Transition Done Right
Marketed as “The 3D Platformer with Attitude!”, Demon Turf was revealed early last year as the next in line from Slime San developer Fabraz. Although the platforming genre is admittedly quite crowded, the reveal … Continue readingDemon Turf Brings Style and Innovation to a Familiar Genre
As many of you already know, the Sony Playstation 5 comes bundled with a free game known as Astro’s Playroom. I’ll cut right to the chase and say that its PS4 VR … Continue readingTeam Asobi Doesn’t Have Plans for an Astro Bot Sequel and It’s a Shame
Suppose I’ve learned anything at all about my favorite genre over the years. In that case, it’s that smaller developers love to experiment with it. Pairing the platformer with other genres is … Continue readingPlatforming and Rice-Farming Get Hitched in XSEED’s Latest Success Story
Little Nightmares was one of Bandai Namco’s more successful non-anime ventures as a publisher when released back in 2017. Playing out similarly to cinematic platformers such as Flashback and Oddworld: Abe’s … Continue readingLittle Nightmares II will Haunt All Major Consoles In Early 2021
Ubisoft’s Rayman Legends proved that injecting rhythm elements into a traditional platformer can work surprisingly well when done right. Since its release, I’ve been pining for something that explores the … Continue readingRhythm Platformer Mashup “Mad Rat Dead” Launches this Halloween
These are trying times for any and everyone on the planet right now. Regardless of if you’re on the front-lines in an essential role, working from home or trying to … Continue readingNeed a Serotonin Boost? Try These Games!
When GalaxyTrail’s 16-bit inspired platformer Freedom Planet went live on Steam in 2014, I was ecstatic. At that time, there was an abundance of NES inspired games saturating the indie market, … Continue readingFreedom Planet Now and the Future