Have played through to the end credits, although I've still a few more things to do to get to the final boss which may or may not ever happen.
+ looks spectacularly beautiful, the animation / colours etc. are better than virtually all the kids TV stuff my children watch.
+ A well paced game, mixing up various different types of stages / introducing new powers etc. at just the right time in general
+ More variety than most platformers, with the flying levels being a particular highlight.
+ No pointless collectibles
= gets very tricky towards the end, and I haven't even got to the post credits bit yet
= Speed runs / ribbons seem incredibly hard challenges, and look to be well beyond my skill level
- I'm not a big fan of boss fights generally, and one in particularly the first Mocking Bird fight was particularly tricky
- the inevitable handful of difficulty spikes, although in fairness, these were more down to my ineptitude than bad game design
- Achievement list is fairly uninspired
I enjoyed this, but it's fair to say I realised that platformers aren't one of my favourite types of game in the process of playing it, in that I could see it was incredibly well done and a very good game, but that something just didn't quite click with me as it should have done.
3* for me / more* for a platformer fan.
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