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Any Worthwhile Side-Scrolling Platformers?

05-26-2010, 02:41 PM
Joined: Mar 2010
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Any Worthwhile Side-Scrolling Platformers?

Any Worthwhile Side-Scrolling Platformers? I've been in the mood for one.
05-26-2010, 03:15 PM
Soosiz is the best I've found. Giana Sisters is decent, but very very old school, and not very challenging.

Assassin's Creed 2 is sort of like a side-scrolling platformer, sort of like Assassin's Creed mixed with Sonic the Hedgehog. It's a great game and definitely worth a look, check out some videos.

05-26-2010, 03:31 PM
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Castle of Magic was an effin blast.

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05-26-2010, 03:34 PM
I really liked the Plushed trial game, so take from that what you will.

Soosiz is amazing, as someone else already brought up.

Recently I got done playing Alice in Wonderland and that is up there with my favorite platformers on any system. I seriously love that game It's short, but it's very very sweet. The puzzles aren't all that difficult usually, but they're very fun to play around with.

So Alice in Wonderland is short, but I honestly believe it's worth it.

05-26-2010, 03:37 PM
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ok, here's my list of played platformers
soosiz. this was just perfect. no complaints (ok, maybe one or two nicks but i loved it) gravity might be a bit weird at first, but you get used to it and grow to love it
giana sisters- pretty little platformer, closest you'll get to mario. it takes a while to get hard, but is still pretty fun play
assassins creed two- super fast paced platformer with slight combat elements. problem is, unlike sonic, the levels throw enemies and jumps at extremely unoportune times (sometimes) so it can feel like the game wasn't designed to go so fast. i still had a blast though!

castle of magic. i played part of the game, but never really caught onto it. it felt easy and shallow and didnt really feel 'alive' to me. for the 99 cents i got it at i guess it was ok, but nothing more.
plushed. the game is just boring to me, since you can't kill the enemies by jumping on them. that's pretty much my main gripe.

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05-26-2010, 04:16 PM
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Originally Posted by TheSporkWithin View Post
Soosiz is the best I've found.
I second tht!
Archibald is also awesome possum

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05-26-2010, 04:22 PM
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Soosiz, Pico Bandito, Plushed, Gianna Sister's, Bounce On 1 & 2, Hoggy.

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05-26-2010, 04:23 PM
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ricky is okay.. it has a mario-ish feel and a level-editor
05-26-2010, 04:31 PM
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05-26-2010, 06:27 PM
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Originally Posted by runformoney1110 View Post
ricky is okay.. it has a mario-ish feel and a level-editor
Ya I tried the lite version. The main thing I like about it is the level editor but other than that it's OK.