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  • noun Plural form of platformer.

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Examples

  • And platformers tend to shy away from the kind of needless perfection needed from a Mega Man game because they know that first person platforming isn't great.

    Is The First-Person The Most-Person?

  • I think this is because they had played quite gender neutral platformers, but when they began looking for fun games that were more grown up all they could see was games that screamed "boys only".

    Women Audiences, Women Characters

  • Nah, I just avoid Tomb Raiders 'cause I can't do platformers to save my life.

    Exposing Lara's... Equanimity?

  • They're both very minimalistic, atmospheric platformers with an emphasis on conflict-avoidance (you don't kill anything) and exploration.

    Video Game Hipsters

  • After a few minutes I turned it off and went back to my other games with obvious objectives (platformers, racers, fighters, etc.).

    Women Audiences, Women Characters

  • If Mario games (we'll stick to straight up Mario platformers for the sake of this comment) start sucking monstrously, then we'll probably see a big drop in sales for the Mario franchise too.

    Wilting The Evergreen

  • Of course, until I played Mirrors Edge, I was very much a proponent of First Person for shooters, Third Person for platformers/adventures.

    Is The First-Person The Most-Person?

  • We are already seeing the fall of the 'gatekeepers' (music companies, studios) and the rise of the 'platformers' (Google, Facebook, Twitter), which allow the consumer to co-create content.

    Nick Kreiss: Shekhar Kapur Is a Serious Man

  • We are already seeing the fall of the 'gatekeepers' (music companies, studios) and the rise of the 'platformers' (Google, Facebook, Twitter), which allow the consumer to co-create content.

    Shekhar Kapur Is a Serious Man

  • Hyper Jump (Camel Games, $1.99 (limited offer)) The iPhone classic Doodle Jump has started a mini trend for vertical platformers, in which gamers simply have to keep their character leaping heavenward for as long as possible by hitting platforms and power-ups.

    Ten essential Google Android games

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