What you need to know
- Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is a new 2D platformer.
- It's a massive step up from the original because it's a simpler, tighter experience.
- The game appears to be running at 4K resolution on Xbox One X.
- You can purchase Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair for $30 through the Microsoft Store (opens in new tab).
Updated October 8, 2019: We were able to test out the game and can confirm that it runs at 4K resolution on Xbox One X.
Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer along the lines of Banjo-Kazooie. While the original game featured plenty of charm, the platforming wasn't that great. However, it seems like the team went back to the drawing board after that because Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair features tight controls and 2D levels.
What's even better is that some of the levels have different visual styles. For example, one of them is a black-and-white drawing, while another looks like someone painted characters with a colored pencil. This is the type of variety that the title needed and helps it stand out.
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is currently available on Xbox One and PC for $30. If you're looking for a great platformer to sink your teeth into, then look no further. Between this and the Trine games, you're all set for the month.
According to the Microsoft Store listing, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair runs 4K resolution on the system. As soon as we're able to test it out, we'll confirm the resolution. Hopefully, it's Xbox One X Enhanced so that the game looks great on modern displays.
It's 2D this time around
Yooka and Laylee are back in a brand-new platform hybrid adventure! They must run, jump, and roll their way through a series of challenging 2D levels, face a puzzling Overworld, and rally the Royal Beettalion to take down Capital B.
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Check out this review of the game if you want more reason to buy the game. <a href=https://theanxiousgamer.blog/2019/10/07/yooka-laylee-and-the-impossible-...
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