30°
Submitted by jjdoyle 392d ago | review

Mutant Mudds Deluxe Review (Cubed3)

"Designing a unique platforming game today is a difficult feat. The vocabulary of the genre has become set in stone since its inception in the 1980s with Donkey Kong. Just saying the name "platformer" brings to mind concrete ideas about how the player character should run and jump.
Every once in a while we get some incremental improvement, a logical leap in the platforming design. A game like Super Meat Boy will come along and then, bang, of course, wall sliding. Makes perfect sense. Then everything, including Super Mario Bros. will have wall sliding.
It's rare, though, that some game actually steps back and looks at it all and tries something fundamentally different with the formula. For instance, instead of fast running and long jump arcs, how about meticulously precise use of a jetpack that allows hovering? Mutant Mudds is that game.", writes Cubed3. (Mutant Mudds Deluxe, Wii U) 8/10

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

Streets of Rage 2 Color Enhancement Released

14m ago - Carl Williams writes, "The Genesis gets a raw deal when it comes to colors available and the use... | Retro
10°

Ether One Review | RGZCA

18m ago - No one remembers life in the sleepy town of Pinwheel - for one person, it's all they have left. | PC
40°

Slightly Mad Studios’ Response To Project CARS Wii U Delay Is Infuriating

18m ago - One Angry Gamer "EA and Ubisoft can afford to piss off hardcore gamers and then advertise their j... | Wii U
20°

Looking deeper at the consoles post launch: The Xbox One Controller

18m ago - A review of the Xbox One controller and a comparison to the Xbox 360 controller. | Xbox 360
Ad

Start Making Games for the PS4

Now - Want to design the next generation of video games? Start learning game design today. Click for more info on how to get started. | Promoted post
20°

Celebrity and Fiction Mii Fighters I Would Love To Play As In Super Smash Bros

18m ago - Mike from Mii-gamer: I love Sakurai’s approach to the Mii Fighters! In my opinion, it was inge... | Wii U
Related content from friends