Category Archives: Platformer
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 10:51 BST
Rayman Legends suffered a well-documented delay earlier this year, and Ubisoft has come forward to say that the Wii U build was postponed following poor sales projections of the title.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 02:02 BST
Escape Goat 2 will allow players to move back and forth between multiple single-screen rooms as they solve new kinds of puzzles.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 17:00 BST
Teslagrad, the side-scrolling puzzler from Rain Games, has been announced for Wii U.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 09:19 BST
The Cave is heading to iOS formats, and Sega will be handling porting duties for Ron Gilbert’s subterranean adventure-puzzler.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 22:52 BST
For its first major 3D Mario game for Wii U, Nintendo turned its attention to Super Mario 3D World in order to make good on the dream of bringing multiplayer to the former 3DS exclusive series.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 22:31 BST
Nicalis has announced 1001 Spikes and its coming to Vita this year. The team used Spelunker and Challenger as inspirations, but don’t let the retro 8-bit art style fool you: this will be an “incredibly difficult platformer with very precise controls requiring pixel-perfect inputs,” according to the developer.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 19:10 BST
Fez 2 is in development at Polytron, according to an announcement made at the end of the Horizon Indie Game Conference at E3. While Phil Fish wasn’t there to make the announcement, the logo for the in-development title was shown, according to our newshound on the round Catherine Cai. No other details were provided, but once we know more, we will be sure to pass it along. You can watch the teaser shown below.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 17:15 BST
Sonic Team boss Takashi Iizuka has said he is aware of the comparisons being made between Sonic Lost World and Super Mario Galaxy, but said not to worry: the new Nintendo exlcusive title is still distinctively Sonic.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 11:50 BST
Metroid Prime developer Retro Studios would love to return to the series that put it on the map, but it isn’t currently working on a new game in the series. That said, studio CEO Michael Kelbaugh isn’t ruling anything out.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 09:06 BST
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze developer Retro Studios has explained to Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime why it decided to make a sequel to Donkey Kong Country Returns. Basically, they reckon there’s a lot more cool stuff they can do.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 06:45 BST
Gaijin Games isn’t interested in building touch controls for Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 18:48 BST
Castle of Illusion is heading to PC, PSN, and XBLA this summer, and this trail out of E3 released by SEGA should get you excited for the remake of the 1990 classic. Enjoy.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 21:39 BST
Sonic Lost World is playable at E3 this week, and Sega has released new screens and a trailer for the 3DS version to celebrate. Sonic Lost World will be available exclusively for Wii U and 3DS later this year.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 17:28 BST
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is heading to Wii U. It sees Dixie Kong return as a playable character. We’ve got a trailer and screens here.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 16:40 BST
Super Mario 3D World has been confirmed for a December release on Wii U, along with four-player co-op and an all-new cat suit.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 18:52 BST
Far Cry Classic will be available as part of the Summer of Arcade program on Xbox Live. A date wasn’t added in the press release, but it’s the original single-player game. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons will also be part of the program. Far Cry will run you 560 MSP, and Borthers $15.00/1200 MSP. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Flashback, and Charlie Murder will also be included. It all kicks off August 7 so expect more titles to be announced. A video is below.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 01:26 BST
Ubisoft showed a new trailer for Rayman Legends at E3 2013, showing off a variety of environments, from jungles to lava pits to grim caves to lazer fields to what looked like worlds made of edible substances, as well as boss encounters, traps and musical maps. You can check it out below. It’s the biggest Rayman ever, with 120 levels – possibly thanks to its long-delayed release.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 | 03:56 BST
Side-scrolling PS2 classic Contra: Shattered Soldier will release in this week’s North American PlayStation Store update. According to the PlayStation Blog, two-player co-op has survived the port although it’s not clear whether there’ll be online support in addition to local play. Other new releases this week include Pirates: Legend of the Black Buccaneer and a demo for Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 | 03:40 BST
Although the details were quickly pulled, it seems as if the existence of LittleBigPlanet 3 may have been inadvertently confirmed.
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 17:17 BST
SEGA has announced its E3 line-up, and the firm is bringing five titles to the expo next week. SEGA’s full line-up includes: Sonic Lost World (Wii U, 3DS) out this Holiday; Castle of Illusion (PC, PSN, XBLA) out this summer; Company of Heroes 2 (PC); Total War: Rome 2 (PC); and The Cave (mobile). This will be the first publish showing of both the new Sonic title and the mobile version of Double Fine’s The Cave.