Top Platform Games of 2011
Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top platform games of 2011, a list of the best videogames, generated by editorial reviews and popularity on the site. Here's a look at our favourites...
With more than 60 stages to complete, Kami Retro will take some time to beat. This is a quirky little title which stands out in a market swamped with clones.
Tiny Wings' high position in the App Store charts is quite simply because it's one of the best games released this year.
By iterating on its most endearing property, Twisted Pixel has created a sequel that injects a fresh lease of life into both the platform genre and Xbox LIVE Arcade itself.
Ultimately, Disney Universe constitutes the ideal family game. It's quick and simple, but has charm, character and inventive little puzzles galore.
The blue blur is back, and he's rocking the platforming world once again. For fans of Sonic and platformers alike, this is absolutely essential.
A passionate tribute to the days when platform games ruled the Earth, but beyond that, it's also one of the best examples of the genre we've had in recent memory.
LittleBigPlanet 2 is a fun, more accessible sequel that entertains from start to finish with a flurry of creative new ideas.
One of the most creative examples of casual gaming.
Cordy is a a beautiful 2D platformer with 3D visuals and a slight LittleBigPlanet feel. For £1.49 it's an absolute must buy.
Super Mario 3D Land is a step back and a leap forward. As a gateway drug for those reluctant to embrace Mario in three dimensions, the game should be a huge success.