Posts Tagged ‘2D platformers’
  • Rayman Legends – Now Available

    Posted by on September 4, 2013 under PC, Portables, PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360
    Today, Ubisoft announced Rayman Legends, the highly-anticipated platformer developed by Ubisoft Montpellier, is now available across North America for the Xbox 360® video game entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and Wii U™ at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $59.99 and for PC and PlayStation Vita at the manufacturer’s suggested reta... more.
  • Rayman Legends Releases Next Week – Launch Trailer

    Posted by on August 28, 2013 under Euro, News, PC, PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360
    Rayman Legends by Ubisoft is just a week away from releasing in North America on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, PC and PS Vita. As one final tease, Ubisoft has released this launch trailer. In the trailer located below, take one final look at the new environments and features Legends offers before it’s out on September 3rd. Rayman Legends Release Trailer: Rayman Legends Screenshots: ... more.
  • Limbo (Review) PSVita

    Posted by on July 8, 2013 under Portables, Reviews
    The nameless boy who searches for his sister on the edge of Hell is finally available for the PS Vita. Known for its brilliant and sometimes morbid puzzles, Limbo redefined the 2D platform genre with its horror-style monochromatic black and white graphics and Silent Hill-style film grain effects. The PS Vita release is a straight port of the original game with no additional features or touchscr... more.
  • Rush Bros. (Review) Mac

    Posted by on June 26, 2013 under Mac, Reviews
    Rush Bros. by developer XYLA Entertainment is a blistering fast 2D platformer where two feuding DJs run through environments that interact with the music. Heavy bass causes the backgrounds to pulsate with bright, eye-popping colors as the player runs through darkened rooms laden with deadly buzz saws, sharp blades and spikes that can impale you. Gameplay is similar to most 2D platformers - you ... more.
  • Black Knight Sword – Now 50% off on Xbox Live

    Posted by on April 15, 2013 under Euro, News, Xbox 360
    Grasshopper Manufacture’s Black Knight Sword will be on sale April 16-23 for the suggested price point of 400 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system, 50 percent off its release price. Co-published by D3Publisher and Digital Reality, Black Knight Sword explores a bizarre world that pits players in the role of The Black Knight as he attempts t... more.
  • Black Knight Sword (Review) Xbox 360

    Posted by on January 1, 2013 under Reviews, Xbox 360
    Have you ever wondered what platformer could be out there that you haven’t seen or played before?  Then wonder no more. From Grasshopper Manufacture comes a different twist on an old fairy tale – better known as Black Knight Sword. But before you label it as “just another performer”, it’s anything but that.  You assume the role of the Black Knight, as you explore a strange world tha... more.
  • Tomba! Now Available on European PlayStation Network

    Posted by on October 3, 2012 under Euro, News, PS3
    After a long wait, Tomba! is finally available on the European PlayStation Network in the PS one Classics section for £6.99, €7.99.  It's also downloadable for PS Vita. Garnering universally positive reviews and high prices due to its rarity, Tomba! was the brainchild of Tokuro Fuijiwara, known for his creation of the Ghosts’n Goblins series as well as the producer of the Mega Man serie... more.
  • Tomba! (Review) Playstation 3

    Posted by on July 24, 2012 under PS3, Reviews
    Gamers who grew up playing Ghost 'n Goblins and Mega Man should already be familiar with Tokuro Fujiwara. He was responsible for creating and/or producing the aforementioned games. During the original Playstation's heyday, Tokuro was responsible for producing a 2D platformer that starred a pink-haired protagonist that liked to bite his enemies. During its prime, Tomba! was a game that introduce... more.
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