Subject Archive for Platformer

Saira: motor skills required
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Category: Reviews January 13, 2011 Tags: , ,

Sprinting across the surface of a far flung planet Saira flows smoothly forward, the cool atmosphere streaming past her face. Picking her way over the rocky landscape each of her strides explodes with a liquid power propelling her rapidly toward a towering rock face and surrounding spires. The purple red light of a nearby star […] read on
Limbo: a lesson in mortality
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Category: Reviews December 8, 2010 Tags: ,

There is only one certainty in life and that unfortunately is death. The Reaper stalks us every day of our lives waiting for the moment that he gets to swing his scythe and claim us for his own. Luckily for us the Reaper is patient and waits for us to come to him in our […] read on
Braid: a stitch in time
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Category: Reviews December 8, 2010 Tags: , , ,

Braid is Super Mario Brothers out for a bender and high on a hefty dose of Acid. The Acid trip starts slowly; the first few levels are quite normal and conform to the basic platform idea. Then some weirdness starts to sneak up on you… You can reverse time at your convenience!? There are no […] read on
Star Guard: a lightning raid
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Category: Reviews December 8, 2010 Tags: ,

A tiny green man sprints down a glowing yellow corridor somewhere deep underground. A couple of his comrades follow at his elbow ready to back him up should he need help. Abruptly the enemy comes into sight ahead. Several red beasts, man shaped but twice the size and with gaping jaws that flop grotesquely as […] read on