Top Platform Games of 2009
Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top platform games of 2009, a list of the best videogames, generated by editorial reviews and popularity on the site. Here's a look at our favourites...
Rasta Monkey might not take long to finish, but it will grab you in an instant and captivate you throughout.
The touchscreen control mechanic might not sit so well with old school fans, but for newcomers with a patient disposition, Toki Tori is a real treat from the App store.
Trine's combination of tight controls, exiting action and physics-based puzzles makes it easy to recommend to platforming fans.
It might be a trickier experience than fans are used to, but it's still a joy to play. At a budget price it's a game few PSP owners will be disappointed by.
Critics might say it's essentially a 20-year-old game, but when that 20-year-old game is so eternally pleasurable, that's no bad thing.
With brilliant use of the touch screen, cute visuals and perfect pick up and play gameplay, Sway is currently one of the best games you can get for your iPhone.
'Splosion Man is a remarkably simple idea that's been turned into a truly devilish platform puzzler, and it's full of charm and humour without coming across as cheesy.
Spell-bindingly beautiful, packed full of wonderfully designed characters, and an eerie yet entrancing atmosphere that forces its way under your skin.
LittleBigPlanet on PSP is flawed in places, but it's still one of the PSP's best games and an absolutely essential purchase.
For a meagre price there's absolutely no reason why Doodle Jump should be overlooked.