It’s a bit of a daunting task engaging in critical discussion surrounding the latest Rayman game from Ubisoft and industry luminary, Michel Ancel. It’s always tricky providing critique for a game of any description, but when one encounters a title that has clearly been lavished with love, care and attention at every step of development, with tons to see and loads of small touches to enjoy, it becomes a frightening prospect simply because you don’t want to leave anything out or make that game sound less than amazing.
So it is with Rayman Origins, an action platformer quite unlike anything I’ve played before. A game that’s fit to bursting with sights and sounds of utter delight and spellbinding charm to spare. A game that combines the speed and precision of the best Sonic games with the ingenuity and flow of a classic Mario adventure.
Rayman Origins is a pure game, and I want to tell you all about it.
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