Tag Archives: 3D platformer

Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness is a bit of an odd game. It’s sort of a new game, but also isn’t. In a way, this is an attempt at re-doing Castlevania 64, listening to feedback from that release and addressing it without creating a…

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While Bomberman Hero was distantly different to Bomberman 64, being developed as a separate project entirely, Bomberman 64: The Second Attack is a direct sequel. What’s surprising, then is that this possibly has less in common with Bomberman 64 than Bomberman Hero, making…

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With this, I wasn’t expecting any differences from Elmo’s Letter Adventure and, while the game is mostly the same, I was quite surprised by the actual differences. For starters, the environments are much more 3D, with some having ramps you can jump off…

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After doing a great job with Donkey Kong Country on the SNES, Rare were given the job of bringing Donkey Kong into 3D. Instead of transforming the style of Donkey Kong Country into 3D, however, they instead went more into the style of…

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When developing their first game, Sucker Punch had a lot of faith in Sprocket (the original name for Rocket, before trademarks got in the way). When pitching the game, they impressed some developers, including EA wanting to take them on board to make…

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There are some amazing film tie-in games, there are some terrible film tie-in game, but for the most part, they’re mainly alright but dull games – and Toy Story 2 is no exception. The nicest idea is something you’ll see very early on…

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Elmo’s Letter Adventure is a Sesame Street themed edutainment game, and one that’s rather quite bizarre due to how overly simplistic it is. The objective in each level is to find the same letter over and over again. You walk over and press…

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40 Winks is fascinating more for its cancellation than the game itself. I remember being really interested in it when reading about it in N64 Magazine, and I was excited when I read the review, even though it wasn’t an astounding one. Then…

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Earthworm Jim is known mainly for his two mediocre 2D platformers on the Mega Drive/SNES. These were both elevated due to their style and sense of humour, with lots of new stuff happening all the time. A completely new team handled his jump…

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With how both Rayman 2 and Tonic Trouble were developed by UbiSoft and released so close to each other, it’s amazing how different they are in terms of quality. It seems like the Tonic Trouble team spoke about everything they had trouble with…

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