2013: The Return of the Year of the Platformer?

SuperPhillip Central writes, "We don't follow the Chinese New Year at all, so we're not certain of what year it is for that country. Year of the Snake? Year of the Dragon? Year of the Dolphin? Who knows. What we do know is that for the gaming industry, we're seeing a large number of platforming titles, both 2D and 3D, that make us extremely happy. Platformers are what we grew up on as 8-bit and then 16-bit era kids. It's our fondest genre to play. Perhaps we could call 2013 the Year of the Platformer instead of whatever animal China has. Here are nine of the biggest retail platformers that are coming out from now until the end of the year!"

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ape0071708d ago

mario 3D world and DKCTF are MUST BUY

RTheRebel1708d ago

David Wise what more do you want?!?
You buy this frikin game =)

thomasmiller1708d ago

and sonic lost worlds!! I agree, the platformer is one of my favorite types of games!! and it's so cool to see so many good ones coming out in one year!!

Kyosuke_Sanada1708d ago

With Sony reacquiring Crash Bandicoot I hope so......

admiralvic1708d ago

Are you really going to trust some random YouTubers claim as a factual account of things that happened?

Misaka_x_Touma1708d ago

Don't believe everything you read on the Internet.

imXify1708d ago

You should have included Tearaway. Looks AMAZING !

Phil321708d ago

It is being advertised as more of an adventure game than a platformer, I believe. It does look amazing, though. You are absolutely right!

Tiqila1708d ago

it really looks awesome

from the beach1708d ago

The last DKC was superb so I've high hopes for the Wii U one.

Race for '2D platformer of the year' is on!

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