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Turtle Tale Review (3DS) - A tale of blandness

The game release on May 22nd, 2014, and is exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS.The story to Turtle Tale is about as basic as it gets.

SpeedRunners sets the pace and raises the bar

Choose a character and race around the map while dodging traps and collecting powerups.This sounds easy until you add in three other characters trying to sabotage you, a grappling hook and a shrinking screen.

How to reach the top of the waterfall on Pokitaru in Ratchet

Having trouble reaching the top of the waterfall on Pokitaru?As you traverse the planet, killing Blarg and restoring the peace, an optional objective will appear, telling you to reach the top of the biggest waterfall on Pokitaru.

Ecotone: Retro Platforming with a Twist

Ecotone is a platform adventure from French developers Sundae Factory.Players must guide the game's main character through a series of levels in a bid find his true identity.

Super Meat Boy out for Wii U starting May 12th

Today, May 2, Team Meat and BlitWorks announced that their critically acclaimed and long awaited platformer title will be out for the Wii U eShop on May 12.You play as a cube of meat who is trying to rescue his girlfriend from from an evil fetus in a tux.

StarBreak beginner's tips and tricks

This may be an MMORPG, but StarBreak is a whole other ballpark from staples like World Of Warcraft or Guild Wars 2.Despite having multiple classes, a leveling system, randomized loot drops, and so on, StarBreak's base gameplay is actually more along the lines of classic SNES platforming like Mega Man or Metroid.

StarBreak Fire Forest walkthrough

Following the tutorial, your first real taste of the game will be the Fire Forest, which hides its fair share of secrets and can be tough for new players.For any variety, the best way to take them out is to utilize the Fire Forest terrain, hanging out at the edge of outcroppings and firing from above or below.

Life Goes On: Done to Death review -- Death is only the beginning

If you're planning on picking up Life Goes On:  Done to Death, the newly released puzzle platformer by Infinite Monkeys Entertainment, get ready to die.In Life Goes On:  Done to Death, you'll need to use death to your advantage, bringing you one step closer to the finish line.

Not So Mighty No. 9

After meeting its Kickstarter goal of $900,000 in just two days, Mighty No.It was earlier this year that they said the game would finally arrive on June 21st.

Restore the Balance between Light and Dark in Astrå on Android

This week saw the wildly anticipated release of Fabuloso Games' gravity defying platformer Astrå on to Android.It has been available on the App store since September 2015, but now players can purchase it on Google Play.

Indie Platformer Owlboy Release Date Announced

According to D-Pad Studio's official website, Owlboy has been in development since 2007, and the studio has taken until now, nearly a decade later, to completely finish it.The game itself will focus on the story of Otus and his friends as they "explore a brand new world in the skies.

Missing the Zeitgeist of Inside Wasn't an Issue for Me

Many people were swooning over Inside, with many saying it was amazing, and that it was a GotY contender.I was surprised, but I didn't feel like paying $15 on the Xbox One to play it.

7 Best Platformers From the Last Year That You Haven't Heard Of

Last year was no different, with some of the best platformers of the decade releasing.Bodies are essentially different weapons, and you can upgrade your helmet in different ways like in other Metroidvania games.

Ultimate Chicken Horse Is Coming To Consoles in Q3 2017

Clever Endeavour Games has just announced that Ultimate Chicken Horse will be hitting consoles in Q3 2017.The self-styled "party platformer" was successful upon release for Steam back in March last year.

Small Town Adventure Game "Night in the Woods" Released Today

The result of a Kickstarter back in 2013, Night in the Woods was created by indie developer Infinite Fall, and has finally been released after over three years of effort.The game revolves around a twenty-something named Mae, who has recently returned to her home town after dropping out of college -- only to find that everything has changed while she's been gone.

Yooka-Laylee Is a Callback to Banjo-Kazooie's Precise Platforming -- And Utterly Crazy World

In my time with the game, I was only able to see a minuscule fraction of Yooka-Laylee's expansive and dynamic world.All in all, Yooka-Laylee's vibrant, colorful world is inviting and full of life.

Preview: Cloudbase Prime - A Unique FPP Platforming Experience

Disclaimer: Cloudbase Prime is currently in an alpha stage of development.The plot to Cloudbase Prime is interesting and quite different to anything else.