"Gears of Fur" succeeds in bringing something new to platformers with its gear friction mechanics, but lackluster enemies and a relatively traditional first half take some of the punch out of the cool concept.
"Terra Noctis" stands head and shoulders with "Shantae: Risky's Revenge" as a title that captures the very best of what sprite-filled 2D action adventures have to offer. While a few design quirks may have even genre fans scratching their heads, this is one you'll easily lose yourself in as long as you don't have a complete aversion to the word "platforming."
A great stealth platformer weighed down by a number of minor issues, "SpyCorp" could stand lots of further polishing -- but even so, it's still a content-filled feast for platforming fans in search of titles with real depth.
Just when we're gearing up for the Halloween season, a number of iOS videogame characters are suiting up in military attire. Here to kick off this week's armed forces-themed coverage is "Private Joe: Urban Warfare," a port of a popular browser game coded in a language we don't see often on iOS -- HTML5!