Psychonauts 2 is here, and picks up right where the series left off with the original Psychonauts (and the VR game, Rhombus of Ruin). Before you jump into Psychonauts 2, do you need to play the original to understand the game? Here's what you need to know.
Psychonauts 2 continues the story of Raz started over 16 years ago, and it does so with innumerable improvements and changes over the original. Here are 10 tricks and tips to help you get started in Psychonauts 2, whether you're a beginner or a pro.
SEGA has officially announced Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania, a remastered and expanded collection of the original three Super Monkey Ball games. Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania launches for all modern gaming platforms on October 5, 2021.
At the bustling Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase during E3 2021, Psychonauts 2 from Double Fine dominated the event with a brand-new trailer and a long-awaited release date. Psychonauts 2 officially arrives on August 25 on Xbox, PlayStation, and PC.
Oddworld is an acclaimed series which focuses on the adventures of a bunch of colorful characters in a dystopian world. The franchise spans platformers and third-person action games, but we haven't seen a new title for quite a few years.
Six years after the release of Sonic Generations, Sonic the Hedgehog is finally back on Xbox in a fully 3D game: Sonic Forces. Customizable characters are the big new feature, but how does the rest of this long-awaited sequel hold up?
Tom Cruise's The Mummy was not good, and it might have sunk Universal's plans at a movie universe. But something good came from it, because WayForward has turned that film into a surprisingly great Metroidvania platformer called The Mummy Demastered.
Mystik Belle is a new Metroidvania-style platforming game from WayForward (makers of the Shantae series). Playing as a young witch, you'll have to defeat magical monsters and solve lots of puzzles to save your school – and the world!
The Way is a science-fiction platforming adventure for Xbox. Hearkening back to classic platforming adventures like Another World, it tells an intriguing tale of a man who'll go to the end of the universe (and beyond) to restore his lost love.
3D platformers have experienced a resurgence lately, with Yooka-Laylee and others popping up on Xbox One and other platforms. Super Cloudbuilt from Double Eleven is one such game, with gorgeous art and music and an emphasis on speed and mobility.
Retro platformers are common nowadays, but Elliot Quest draws inspiration from a most unusual game: Zelda II. With an old-school sense of adventure and mystery, it could almost be a great platformer ... if it wasn't so unfriendly to players.
Wonder Boy was a proud platforming series in the 1980s, but it has since been largely forgotten. That all changes with Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, a classic Metroidvania-style game remade with brand-new art and music that delight the senses.
Four Sided Fantasy is an Xbox One puzzle platformer that features the unique ability to travel from any side of the screen to the other, and it makes you think in a whole new way to reach the end of the colorful adventure.
Surprisingly, you just won't find many platforming games (that aren't endless runners) on the Windows Store. Windows Phone has the tablet and PC OS beat in that area. To make matters worse, several quality Windows 8 platformers don't work properly on Windows 10! Thus we've rounded up the best Windows Store platformers that play nicely with Windows 10 as well as the best ones that don't.
If you want to play a game that's easy and won't stress you out, go check out Astro Bouncer. It's a free casual endless game that's has just been released for Windows, Windows Phone and Android. Watch the official game trailer to see if it's your type of game.
Roboto, a beautiful platform shooter that has been available on iOS and Android, has made its way to both the Windows and Windows Phone Store. You can buy it once and install it on your Window Phone and/or tablets. Go watch our gameplay video!