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  • Blog Post: Fight For The Top 50 - LittleBigPlanet 3

    Picking a game to champion for our Top 50 Challenge was easy; I knew it had to be Sumo Digital's charming platformer LittleBigPlanet 3. As a long time fan of the LittleBigPlanet series, I was worried when it was announced that Sumo Digital was taking over the series for Media Molecule. Thankfully... More
  • Blog Post: Top 10 Platformers Of The Generation

    We take a look at the 10 games that defined – and redefined – the platforming genre in this past generation. It was an interesting console generation for the storied platforming genre. While it isn't the commercial powerhouse it once was, the genre grew in many ways - both by evolving... More
  • Blog Post: Top 50 Challenge – Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

    I love to play platformers, but it's fair to say many series have shifted from their old-school base. Even as a Ratchet and Clank fan, I've seen a series that once was only about adventuring tap into new ventures like tower defense, which has been a bit disappointing for me. So when Matt Helgeson... More
  • Blog Post: Fight For The Top 50 – Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

    Learn more about the Game Informer Fight For the Top 50 Challenge 2013 We all have our favorite genres. While I enjoy video games of all stripes, the action/platformer has been near and dear to my heart ever since I fell in love with Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo Entertainment System. Sadly, this... More
  • Blog Post: Five 3D Platforming Heroes We’d Like To See Return

    Rumors have recently been swirling on the Internet concerning the fate of Crash Bandicoot. According to Activision, it still owns the rights to the character and is trying to figure out how to bring the beloved series back to life. Ultimately, we’re not concerned with who owns the character –... More
  • Blog Post: How To Make One of Tearaway's Papercraft Models

    Media Molecule's Tearaway is one of the year's best games, and it's also got the year's coolest unlockables: real life papercraft models that you can print out and make in real life. Though I'm not particularly crafty, I decided to give it a go. As you play Tearaway, you'll unlock... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

    Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, Sanzaru Games' reboot of the venerable platforming franchise, released today. Check out this episode of Test Chamber to see the game in wacky, stealthy action. For more on Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, read our review of the game. More
  • Blog Post: Why The Platformer Still Matters

    The action/platformer was once the preeminent genre in video games. The NES, Genesis, and PlayStation made mascots like Mario, Sonic, and Crash Bandicoot their public faces. Today, in a market dominated by shooters like Halo and Call of Duty, it seems that gamers and publishers have little time for the... More
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