Posts Tagged ‘2D platformers’
  • Toki (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on June 30, 2019 under Reviews, Switch
    Originally developed by TAD Corporation, Toki is a 2D platformer shmup that first appeared in arcades back in 1989. The game stars Toki, a muscular, loincloth-wearing caveman turned ape after his potential bride, Princess Miho, is captured by the evil witch doctor, Vookimedlo. Unique for its time, Toki combines the game mechanics from both the platformer and shooter genres to produce what is now c... more.
  • Blasphemous – New Trailer

    Posted by on June 4, 2019 under Euro, News, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
    Team17, a global games label, creative partner and developer of independent, premium video games, together with Spanish-based independent developer The Game Kitchen, is excited to reveal a new trailer for the forthcoming punishing action-platformer Blasphemous. In Blasphemous players take up the role of The Penitent One in the dark gothic land of Cvstodia, where a foul curse, known simply as Th... more.
  • Duck Game (Review) Nintendo Switch – A Quack of a Good Time!

    Posted by on May 14, 2019 under Reviews, Switch
    Adult Swim Games has a penchant for developing unusual, but creatively zany games, and Duck Game - a run-and-gun shooter starring a customizable duck who can ‘quack’ on command - is their latest release for Nintendo Switch. Where conventional game mechanics and level design are concerned, Duck Game takes everything that has been fundamental for a cross-genre release and literally kicks it thro... more.
  • Save me Mr. Tako! (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on February 22, 2019 under Reviews, Switch
    Growing up in the 1980s had its advantages. People alive then witnessed the revival (and reshaping) of video games with the release of the Nintendo Entertainment System. Sega also introduced the Master System, which arguably had better graphics than Nintendo’s 8-bit powerhouse. The 80s was a decade of many ‘firsts’, whether it involved console gaming or improvements in home computer technolo... more.
  • Toplitz Productions to publish Another Sight on Consoles in 2019

    Posted by on January 30, 2019 under Euro, News, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
    Toplitz Productions announced today they will be publishing Lunar Great Wall Studios, fantasy game "Another Sight", The Austrian publisher will handle the digital and retail distribution for Consoles formats (PC retail). With "Another Sight", Lunar Great Wall Studios has created a brilliant fantasy game that takes players into a surreal dream world, where they experience a story full of heart a... more.
  • Battle Princess Madelyn (Feature Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on January 10, 2019 under News, Reviews, Switch
    Battle Princess Madelyn by developer Casual Bit Games is a 2D platformer that borrows most of its inspiration from Capcom’s Ghouls N’ Ghosts. As the game’s armor-cladded heroine, Princess Madelyn - the player must battle through 10 levels of intense, arcade-style action to avenge the death of their dog, Fritzy. Despite his passing, Fritzy accompanies the player in spirit form, offering a som... more.
  • Battle Princess Madelyn Launches December 6th for Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4 & PC

    Posted by on November 29, 2018 under Euro, News, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
    Get ready; Battle Princess Madelyn is launching on December 6th, 2018 for all major platforms Battle Princess Madelyn, developed and created by Causal Bit Games, follows the journey of a young knight in training, Madelyn, and her ghostly pet dog Fritzy. They set out on a journey to save her kingdom and her family from the clutches of an evil wizard. Set in the vein of Ghouls 'N Ghosts and Wonder ... more.
  • Lode Runner Legacy (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on July 11, 2018 under Portables, Reviews, Switch
    First published by Broderbund in 1983, Lode Runner is a fast-paced, 2D platformer that involves precision jumping and movement to navigate a variety of puzzle-oriented levels. The game first appeared on a variety of 8-bit computers (the Apple II and Commodore 64 respectively, among others) and later for consoles and 16-bit home computers. Lode Runner Legacy by developer Tozai Games is a remaste... more.
  • SteamWorld Dig 2 – Retail Edition – Now Available

    Posted by on June 20, 2018 under Euro, News, PS4, Switch
    Videogame publisher Rising Star Games, in collaboration with critically-acclaimed developer Image & Form, announced today that the smash-hit title SteamWorld Dig 2 is available now for the Nintendo Switch System and PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system as a physical retail release. The boxed editions include an exclusive double-sided poster featuring iconic artwork from the game, alo... more.
  • SteamWorld Dig 2 (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on May 30, 2018 under Reviews, Switch
    Developed by Image & Form Games, SteamWorld Dig 2 is a 2D platform action-adventure game that sees the player in the role of Dorothy, a steam-driven robot who is on a mission to find the previous protagonist, Rusty, who disappeared during the events of the last game. Set in the small mining town of El Machino, Dorothy must establish contact with the locals, reopen the mine that collapsed du... more.
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