Ever since Sonic the Hedgehog arrived on the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis back in 1991, the speed loving mascot has starred in several platformers which take place in both two and three dimensions. To celebrate the long journey that Sonic and his friends have undertaken, SEGA have released a new 2D…
Gaming chewed up and spat out the 3D platformer genre by the time the mid 2000's rolled around. There was no shortage of fluffy characters serving attitude by the spades. By now anyone over a certain age will most likely be massaging some rose-tinted memories for their mascot of choice.…
After a phenomenally successful KickStarter campaign and several months of development, the long awaited Banjo Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka Laylee has now been released for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. After discovering that the world's books are being stolen by the evil Capital B and Doctor Quack, a young chameleon…
Back in April 2015 Playtonic Games; a company made up of a rag-tag team of ex-Rare veterans created a Kickstarter campaign to accomplish one thing, to create a spiritual successor to the 1998 classic Banjo-Kazooie and to revive the classic platforming genre. Two years later, we are mere days away…
At the end of December 2015, it was revealed by the game development team GalaxyTrail that Freedom Planet 2, the long awaited sequel to their Kickstarter funded 2D indie platformer was in active development. Several teasers regarding the gameplay, characters and locations have been shown by GalaxyTrail via their social…
The great thing about the current generation of gaming is that smaller games can reach public distribution with very little effort. In the true example of history repeating itself, it is similar to the days when small indie projects were made available via floppy disks that were free gifts with gaming magazines,…
It has been three years since Shantae: Half Genie Hero was funded thanks to the kind Kickstarter pledges of over eighteen thousand backers, and Wayforward Technologies are now ready to let their latest creation out of the development bottle. After learning of an ancient evil that threatens her home world after…
Any video game fans who lived through the 90's will remember the golden age of the platformer genre, with titles such as Sonic the Hedgehog, Mario and Bubsy the Bobcat being just a few of the most notable releases. Rad Rodgers: World One, a run and gun platformer by 3D…
Earlier this year, a celebration took place for the twenty fifth anniversary of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. During the event, a new 2D platformer named Sonic Mania was announced to be coming out in 2017 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The levels that were showcased during the first…
There are not many games that I will see from a screenshot and think "this is a game I must play", Seasons After Fall is one of those games that captivated me from the very beginning with its beautiful art style and cute little fox. The only worry I had…