Jeff of Just Press Start writes:
"I enjoy 2D platform games as much as the next gamer. I’ve played my fill of Mario, Sonic, Commander Keen, and Jill of the Jungle. Now that I’ve established some semblance of “cred,” I’ll admit I really didn’t think the genre could be advanced any more than it has been. It seems like Playbrains set out specifically to prove me wrong with Sideway New York, and let me tell you- they succeeded."