Top Platform Games of 2017

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top Platform games of 2017, 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.

  • 5.

    Yooka-Laylee Review

    Yooka-Laylee

    Yooka-Laylee would fit right into the late 90s with its vague puzzles, wakka-wakka voices, and confusing levels. Time has moved on since the N64, and while there are a handful of bright spots, this sadly isn't the catalyst for a 3D platformer revival. Nostalgia is this weird, immeasurable thing that sees us longing for past... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo Switch,Xbox One,PC,PlayStation 4

  • 4.

    Sonic Mania review

    Sonic Mania

    It took two decades and change, but a team of developers has shown they understand what made the old Sonic games great with Sonic Mania, even if nostalgia is sometimes too much of a driving force. Sega had a winning formula with Sonic on the Mega Drive, but decided to... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC,Xbox One,PlayStation 4,Nintendo Switch

  • 3.

    Cuphead review

    Cuphead

    There's definitely a point where it all becomes a bit too much, but Cuphead will best most games in how it looks and sounds, and defeating that boss that you once deemed unbeatable is glorious. Cuphead is difficult. Phew. I’ve said it — we can all relax now. It’s a game... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC,Xbox One

  • 2.

    Little Nightmares Review

    Little Nightmares

    Little Nightmares is frightening, in a way that gets under your skin. A way that whispers in your ear that you won't sleep well tonight. Little Nightmares takes things you were afraid of when you were a kid, and reminds you you're still afraid now. Little Nightmares is frightening. Not in a jump scare way, like turning a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo Switch,PC,PlayStation 4,Xbox One

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    Super Mario Odyssey review

    Super Mario Odyssey

    It's extraordinary, really, that after all this time a new Mario game can feel as fresh as any that preceded it. Cappy is a revelation, exploring Kingdoms is bliss, and Super Mario Odyssey is a masterpiece. One must evolve to maintain longevity. Nintendo has been mindful of that... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo Switch