Top Platform Games of 2013

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top Platform games of 2013, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! VideoGamer.com is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

  • 12.

    Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame Review

    Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame

    If you decide to play it, don't blame us. I wanted to stop playing Prince of Persia: The Shadow and The Flame after 5... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: iOS

  • 11.

    Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse Review

    Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

    A lovely graphical update can't hide several heinous mechanical flaws. Like some sort of video game equivalent of Stephen King's IT, Castle of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360,PlayStation 3,PC

  • 10.

    Contrast Review

    Contrast

    A great hook falls foul of terrible bugs, inconsistent mechanics, and woeful performance issues. Wonderful in theory yet terribly flawed in practice, Contrast's waste of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One,PlayStation 4,Xbox 360,PlayStation 3,PC

  • 9.

    DuckTales Remastered Review

    DuckTales Remastered

    A pleasant old-school platforming nostalgia trip, but also a massive pain in the ass... Just so you don't feel alone, yes, you're allowed to scream 'WOOHOO' at the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360,PlayStation 3,PC,Wii U

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  • 8.

    Cloudberry Kingdom Review

    Cloudberry Kingdom

    A pleasant addition to any digital library, albeit a slightly overpriced one. As a man who actively supports others who dare to play through a game on... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360,PlayStation 3,PC,Wii U

  • 7.

    BattleBlock Theatre Review

    BattleBlock Theatre

    BattleBlock Theater is here to do for puzzle platforming what Alien Hominid and Castle Crashers did for side-scrolling combat. If The Behemoth's two previous games proved anything it was that old... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC,Xbox 360

  • 6.

    Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D Review

    Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

    Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D is a fine throwback to yesteryear, lovingly brought forward to stand alongside its modern siblings. If there's one thing I've learned about myself in the last 2 weeks it's that... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

  • 5.

    New Super Luigi U Review

    New Super Luigi U

    Proves just how smart and ahead of the pack Nintendo are with level design and gameplay. There was once a time when Luigi was nothing but a palette swap. In the last... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 4.

    Stealth Inc. - A Clone in the Dark Review

    Stealth Bastard Deluxe

    Nasty, smart, and addictive, this is perfect for Vita. A devious, intelligent puzzler with a sadistic streak that would shame... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4,PS Vita,PC

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  • 3.

    Rayman Fiesta Run Review

    Rayman Fiesta Run

    The UbiArt engine continues to shine and Fiesta Run is an excellent addition to it, but a third mobile game will need to do something new. Thanks to a reinvention and the UbiArt engine, Rayman has never been more... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: iOS

  • 2.

    Luigi's Mansion 2 Review

    Luigi's Mansion 2

    A few minor missteps don't manage to detract from what is one of the best games on the system. Being the less recognised half of a duo is tough. What do you do when your... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

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    Super Mario 3D World Review

    Super Mario 3D World

    The game that deserves to sell Wii Us the world over... A major and fair criticism of recent Mario games has been their inclination... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U