The challenging breadth of the adventure, the richly detailed graphics, varied gameplay, killer sound, and multiplayer mode all fuse into one amazingly fun experience.
It doesn't stray too far from the formula, but it makes the logical progressions you would expect Nintendo to make.
Travel seven platforming worlds to save a princess, but be wary of the peculiar flow of time in each level.
Spelunky is a unique platformer with randomized levels that offer a new and challenging experience each time you play.
Outland puts players in the middle of a world of balance and chaos where their efforts allow them to bridge the ancient divide, or doom the world to destruction.
Rayman Legends is the follow-up to last year's Rayman Origins and aims to bring innovative multiplayer interactions for players to utilize.
Guacamelee! is a Metroid-vania style action-platformer set in a magical Mexican inspired world.
Ori and the Blind Forest
Ori and the Blind Forest is a bit of a genremix of strong platforming and light RPG elements, all set within an atmospheric world.
Sonic Adventure 2
Sonic Adventure 2 is an addictive platform game, whose gifts beckon you to come back and enjoy its entertaining and fast-paced gameplay system.
Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts
The Banjo-Kazooie franchise comes to the Xbox 360, courtesy of Rare Ltd.
Mark of the Ninja
Mark of the Ninja is a side-scrolling stealth action game from Klei Entertainment that combines fluid 2D animation with intense stealth gameplay.
Cloudberry Kingdom has you jump and dodge your way through billions of levels on a last-ditch mission to conquer infinity.
Sonic CD bridges the gap between his oldest adventures and his new digital exploits.
Rayman Origins is a comic adventure set in a lush 2D world brimming with unexpected secrets and outlandish enemies.
Trine 2 is the sequel to the 2009 downloadable PlayStation 3 and PC action platformer.
BattleBlock Theater has players battle their way through hundreds of levels in order to free your imprisoned friends from evil technological cats and discover the puzzling truth behind BattleBlock Theater.
Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc
Rayman 3 re-creates much of the same lighthearted whimsy that made Rayman 2 so incredibly enjoyable, while differentiating the action enough for the game to stand up on its own.
Valiant Hearts: The Great War
Valiant Hearts: The Great War tells the story of five crossed destinies and a broken love in a world torn apart.
Super Time Force
Make the world a better place for you, me, and aliens in Super T.I.M.E. Force.
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is a belly dancing, hair-whipping HD adventure from WayForward, makers of Ducktales Remastered, Adventure Time, and Contra 4.