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Pandemonium features 2 playable characters: Fargus, a joker, and Nikki, who unwittingly casts a spell that destroys the town. The goal of the game is to reach the Wishing Engine, where they can wish the town back to normal.
For each level, the player can choose which character to be. Each has a special move - Fargus can deliver a special spinning attack, and Nikki can double jump. The game consists of a great variety of unique gameplay objects, such as watermelons, clouds, spider webs and logs.
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Pharaoh's Tomb is an arcade-adventure game set in a huge Egyptian pyramid. Explore 20 uniquely-dangerous levels riddled with ingenious puzzles and traps. You start with five lives and a few spears, which can he thrown at offending denizens that patrol the pyramid. Pharaoh's Tomb consists of four unique volumes, which concludes with "Nevada's Revenge."
Like Pharaoh's Tomb, Arctic Adventure is a CGA game containing 80 all-new diabolical levels, packed with mind-bending arcade action designed to keep you from ever succeeding. Nevada will face freezing waters, diabolical traps, slippery ice patches, falling stalactites, runaway snowballs and even abominable snowmen! There are many, many more obstacles for Nevada to overcome in this highly adventurous series.
Realms of Chaos is an exciting side-scrolling platform game with an innovative mix of action, adventure, mysticism, and role-playing that's never been seen in this style of game.
Set in the fantastic world of Mysteria, Realms of Chaos is the first of many adventures of Endrick and Elandra, a brother and sister duo who find themselves on a journey to save the many realms of Mysteria, from a dark, evil shadow that has engulfed their world, and has turned all of the inhabitants into fierce enemies.
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction (known as Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction in most PAL countries) is a 2007 platformer video game developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 3. The game was released on October 23, 2007 in North America and on November 9, 2007 in Europe. It is the first PlayStation 3 installment for the Ratchet & Clank franchise, as well as the first installment for the "Future" series. It was also one of the first PlayStation 3 games to support DualShock 3 rumble straight from the disc.
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction was met with critical acclaim upon release. Most positive comments concerned the "engaging" and "fun" gameplay, while ost criticism was aimed at the game's technical issues. The game was nominated for several awards from gaming publications and was considered a commercial success.
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After falling into a dark, deep sleep, little Giana finds herself in a mysterious dreamworld where everything is strange and different. Many fascinating creatures lurk in this place full of traps and complicated mazes.
But Giana must possess the magical diamond before she can return!
Two players can enjoy this fun-filled game with over 30 completely different levels.
The five-voiced musical sounds and the ever-changing graphics will make you want to play THE GREAT GIANA SISTERS over and over again.
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"On Rusty Trails is a modern illustrative platformer which puts you into a world constantly reacting to your change in appearance. Recently, the rain has been going haywire. You are guy Elvis. Your house just dissolved into a pile of rust, and soon you will too! This is not how you planned to enjoy your future as a rate payer. Good thing, you suddenly get your hands on a Shifty Suit! Now it‘s super easy to incognito yourself and walk amongst suspicious hairy folk. Walk along, below and above iron cities, soggy jungles and flaming war zones. Swiftly zoom over any obstacle and switch form to avoid a rusty funeral…"
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Ratchet and Clank return as heroes for hire in Ratchet and Clank: Going Commando, the second game in this action platforming franchise.There are 18 entirely new weapons, as well as five weapons from the first game (you can upload them if using your old memory save). Each weapon is upgradeable, utilizing a new experience system, where weapons transform into more powerful forms the more they are used. In addition to main story levels, new Maxi-games give players a chance to test their skills and gain experience.
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The heroic lombax, Ratchet, returns this fall in an all-new adventure with Ratchet & Clank® Future: Quest for Booty. A stand-alone adventure for both fans and newcomers to the franchise, Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty offers up to four hours of gameplay in Ratchet and Clank’s debut on the PlayStation Network. With all new wrench mechanics and light and dark illumination puzzles, Ratchet must manipulate objects and use his wits in order to succeed in his quest. New pirate-themed puzzles in four exotic locations will have gamers interacting with townspeople, manipulating shadows and playing pirate tunes, and mixing pirate brew to find hidden treasures.
Developed by highly-acclaimed independent developer Insomniac Games, Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty finds Ratchet in a desperate search for Clank after the intense ending of Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction®. After an unfortunate turn of events, Ratchet washes up on the shores of a small village where he must overcome life-threatening challenges, encounter new alien races and even form an alliance with dreaded Captain Slag’s first mate, Rusty Pete.
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Donkey Kong Country is a side scrolling platformer by British developers Rareware in 1994. It featured revolutionary pre-rendered 3D graphics that give the game a very unique look compared to most other games on consoles at the time. The two playable characters featured in the game are the titular character, Donkey Kong and his nephew, Diddy Kong. Together the two swing, climb, jump, swim, cartwheel, ride animals, and blast out of barrels on their way to recover their stolen bannanas from the evil King K. Rool and his Kremling army. The adventure takes you through a variety of different environments and levels that continually change up gameplay. Donkey Kong Country also provides plenty of opportunities for exploration with almost every level having a multitude of collectible, shortcuts, and hidden bonus areas.
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Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time (known as Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time in most PAL countries) is a platform game developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 3 video game console. It is the sequel to Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction and Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty.] The game was released for the PlayStation 3 in North America on October 27, 2009, in Australia on November 5, 2009 and in Europe on November 6, 2009.
A fourth installment, titled Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus, was released in November 2013 for the PlayStation 3.
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The player controls Jumpman or Mario in home versions. His objective is to reach the top of the stage to save the Lady (Pauline in home versions), although he must jump over barrels and avoid fire, springoboads and sand piles. It became one of the best selling arcade games of its time and set the basics of the platform subgenre
- The NES versions features less levels. However, there are two difficulty settings: Game A and Game B. Game A is easier than Game B
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Spyro Shadow Legacy introduces role playing elements to the Dragon Realms, offering Spyro fans an "RPG light" experience with all new gameplay features. By fighting and defeating creatures in the game, players earn experience points that improve Spyro's strength and abilities. This RPG element allows players to use their experience to build Spyro’s new magical powers and martial arts combat abilities as the game progresses.
Rayman combines a challenging nonlinear platform style with striking animation. Come face to face with over 50 outrageous creatures in six mind-boggling worlds, in over 30 different levels. Accumulate and put together your skills as you advance, helping Rayman defeat his bizarre enemies, rescue his friends, and restore peace and harmony to the world!
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Spyro 2: Season of Flame tells the story of Spyro's return to the Dragon Realms where he is surprised to discover that a mysterious enemy has stolen the Fireflies, the source of all dragon firepower, including Spyro's. Now it is up to everyone's favorite purple dragon to save the Fireflies before it is too late!
In the Professor's lab, The Professor shows Spyro and Sparx his two new inventions. The first is a projector-like peephole machine, enabling them to spy on Ripto. The Professor then displays his next new invention - Butler, a large mechanical bear designed to help him in his lab. Unfortunately Butler malfunctions and the Professor has failed to equip it with an "off" switch. Spyro manages to short Butler out by luring him into a power generator, then the peephole machine malfunctions and the hole in the fabric of space begins to expand rapidly.
A terrified Professor tells Spyro about "Hearts" - magical objects with very special properties and the only way to control the problem. The Professor is about to give him a warp device that will allow him to travel to all the other lands, when Ripto appears through the hole and claims the device for himself with the advantage he can rapidly conquer the surrounding lands. Ripto warps out Spyro along with Sparx and Butler to the Dragon Shores.
After Spyro is able to travel back to the Professor's Lab and travel through the peephole's vortex to Rypto's Chateau, he finds Ripto about to lower the Professor into a pit of lava, but engages in combat with Spyro. After being defeated, Ripto captures him and Sparx. Butler reappears, and the Professor orders him to trap Ripto. Ripto, now incapacitated, yields the final heart and the Professor permanently seals the hole in space.
RPG elements offer more depth than previous Spyro titles, including quests, mini-quests, and a new inventory system, creating more ways to enjoy the Dragon Realms and making this a completely new Spyro experience.
Dragons never seem to have had it too easy. They have always had to worry about dragon slayers, plus they usually get a bad rap for being destructive, and let's not even get started on what people say about their breath! Fortunately Spyro has generally avoided such negative opinions, but then again he hasn't always had it easy either. You'd think that after several death-defying adventures on the Playstation over the past few years, which included the defeat of the evil Sorceress, Spyro and his friends would be able to take some time off and enjoy a bit of a vacation at Dragon Shores. But with evil brewing and a new title on the way for the GameBoy Advance, which is due out in November, the gang shouldn't get too comfortable on the beach.