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Super Mario Galaxy 2 boxart

Super Mario Galaxy 2, the sequel to the smash-hit galaxy-hopping original game, launches May 23 for the Wii console. The game includes the amazing gravity-defying, physics-based exploration from the first game, but is loaded with entirely new galaxies and features to challenge and delight players.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2010

9.5 22 reviews
LittleBigPlanet boxart

There are obstacles to explore, bits and pieces to collect and puzzles to solve – requiring a combination of brains and collaborative teamwork, all of this with a great presentation and plenty of customization and community features makes LittleBigPlanet one of the best PS3 games of 2008.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2008

9.5 21 reviews
Super Mario Galaxy boxart

The stellar presentation and fantastic level designs combine to make Super Mario Galaxy the Wii's game to beat and one of Mario's greatest adventures yet.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2010

9.4 3 reviews
LittleBigPlanet 2 boxart

Media Molecule has upped the ante, giving players the ability to not only make better levels, but completely new games – think top-down racing games, multiplayer shooters, flying side-scrollers, RPGs, etc. The possibilities are really endless. LBP2 will also have a loads of new features, including revamped graphics, a fresh storyline, added accessories and equipment for Sackboy, and much, much more.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2011

9.3 35 reviews
Limbo boxart
Limbo Xbox 360 

Limbo, an indie game from playdead, puts players in the shoes of a young boy looking for his sister in a completely black & white environment. The game will use physics-based puzzles which will open up new paths when solved, but hazards and deadly traps will be cleverly placed to try and stop you in your tracks.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2010

9.3 42 reviews
Little Big Planet boxart

LittleBigPlanet is both a multiplayer platformer and a community-based toolset that lets you build your own levels to share on the PlayStation Network.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2009

9.3 3 reviews
Braid boxart
Braid Xbox 360 

Braid, allows players to "explore the human condition and manipulate time" in a puzzle-platformer that takes you through a series of worlds to solve puzzles and ultimately rescue the princess. In each world, you have a different power to affect the way time behaves, including the ability to rewind, create parallel realities and utilize time dilation to overcome the many obstacles in your path.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2008

9.3 4 reviews
Super Meat Boy boxart
Super Meat Boy Xbox 360  Also on PC 

The tough as nails platformer where player takes control of an animated cube of meat trying to save his girlfriend from an evil fetus in a jar wearing a tux.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2010

9.3 22 reviews
Super Meat Boy boxart

The tough as nails platformer where player takes control of an animated cube of meat trying to save his girlfriend from an evil fetus in a jar wearing a tux.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2010

9.1 3 reviews
DONKEY KONG COUNTRY RETURNS boxart

Controlled by a group of evil Tikis, the animals in Donkey Kong Island have raided Donkey Kong's Banana Hoard and stolen his stash of bananas - and he understandably wants them back. Retro Studios brings Donkey Kong back in a new side-scrolling adventure with familiar characters and new levels that reignite the passion players had for the Super NES original.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2010

9.0 20 reviews
Kirby's Epic Yarn boxart

The tenth iteration in a long running franchise sees Kirby stuck in a world where he and the world surrounding him is made of yarn. Kirby is now after the evil wizard who sucked him into this crazy world for eating his apple.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2010

8.9 20 reviews
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time boxart

The story of the game continues from where Quest for Booty left off, and will follow Ratchet continuing his search for Clank, who was kidnapped by the mysterious Zoni at the end of Tools of Destruction. In Quest for Booty, Ratchet discovers that Clank's kidnapping was engineered by Doctor Nefarious, the main antagonist of Up Your Arsenal, and sets out to rescue him.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2009

8.8 4 reviews
New Super Mario Bros boxart

This New Super Mario Bros. is a throwback to the style of the original Super Mario Bros. and allows four players to play the game together. Players can navigate the side-scrolling worlds alone as before or invite up to three others to join them at the same time on the same level at any point in the game for competitive and cooperative multiplayer fun.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2009

8.6 5 reviews
Paper Mario boxart

Paper Mario is set in the Mushroom Kingdom as the protagonist Mario tries to rescue Princess Peach from Bowser. To do so, he must locate seven "Star Spirits" to negate the effects of the captured Star Rod, which grants invincibility to Bowser.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2007

8.4 5 reviews
DuckTales Remastered boxart

DuckTales: Remastered will release across North America and Europe as a digital download for PC, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Nintendo eShop on Wii U™ and the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft® starting from today. DuckTales: Remastered is priced at $14.99 / €14.99 / 1200 Microsoft Points.
Genre Platformers     Release date 2013

8.2 12 reviews
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