While I’ve been fortunate enough to be introduced to platformers over the years thanks to games like Super Mario Bros., this generation of platformers tend to cater to more experienced players. Thankfully, developer Flying Wild Hog is giving younger gamers a chance to experience a platformer in its simplest form with JUJU.
Growing up watching the original Powers Rangers, I can understand why kids have been fascinated with the franchise over its 20+ years on television. But while its digital counterparts have mostly stayed true to show’s well-known formula, fans should not subject themselves to Power Rangers Super Megaforce.
We’ve led plants, soldiers, ninjas and even cheerleaders against the forces of the undead. But have you ever wondered what would happen if an all-female rock band comprised of witches took on the zombie apocalypse? Thankfully, Quaternion Studio has been mulling-over the same question.
After a petition for the localization of Japan’s Digimon World Re:Digitize Decode (3DS) and Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth (PSVita) appeared online. Turning a blind-eye to the demand, Namco Bandai released the West-exclusive Digimon All-Star Rumble — a prime example of “be careful what you ask for.”
When it was announced that Austrian publisher Nordic Games acquired the MX vs. ATV series after THQ declared bankruptcy and that the original developer Rainbow Studios would be handling the revival, fans were eager to get back on the dirt track again. But while MX vs ATV: Supercross is mildly entertaining, it ultimately feels outdated.
Based on the Disney XD series of the same name, last year’s Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures was an unexpected decent licensed video game. It’s sequel doesn’t stray far from its predecessor’s simple take on the 3D platformer genre, but it offers enough new features to keep fans of the show and the genre engrossed until the end.
It may have taken longer than expected, but Mobot Studios’ “recut” version of its successful 2013 mobile platformer finally makes its way onto the Wii U. But with the eShop already stocked with humdrum 2D platformers, is Paper Monster as bad as getting a paper cut?