Rayman Origins Wii

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8.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 136 Ratings

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  • Summary: Rayman's new adventure is a two-dimensional cooperative platformer with a colorful, whimsical art style.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 13
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 13
  3. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. Jan 1, 2012
    100
    Rayman Origins combines art and challenge in a unique form.
  2. Nov 29, 2011
    100
    Rayman Origins perfectly embodies what made many of us fall in love with gaming in the first place. It's a nigh-on flawlessly executed romp through intricately designed levels that boast the most gorgeously detailed and vibrant visuals you'll see this generation. Tight controls, a perfectly judged difficulty curve, fantastically surreal boss fights and tons of replayability go that extra mile.
  3. Nov 9, 2011
    95
    It's downright gorgeous and a total blast to play alone or with friends. A truly realized vision at the top of its genre, Rayman Origins is an extravaganza with plenty of action to keep it fresh from start to finish and beyond.
  4. Nov 11, 2011
    91
    If videogames were in a museum, Rayman Origins would be probably one of the stars of the platforming room. This game is an incredible piece of art, recommended for every gamer with no exception.
  5. Dec 12, 2011
    90
    Rayman Origins is a rare beast, both as a side-scroller and a clever game with a ton of heart. This is a game with a sense of humor and a sense of joy. Fans of the genre would be fools to miss it, as would anyone who appreciates artistic and eccentric game design, or who wants a non-traditional but extremely solid multiplayer title.
  6. 90
    Still, this is a solid title that must be experienced. If you don't mind a few disembodied handfuls of rage-inducing difficulty or the constant, sanity-warping slapstick, you'll have a blast, especially if you invite some friends to slap around.
  7. Nov 15, 2011
    85
    Rayman Origins is a wonderful 2D platformer whose goofy charm will have you smiling all the way through.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 26
  2. Negative: 1 out of 26
  1. Nov 19, 2011
    10
    Rayman Origins takes a great idea to the max in its crazy beautiful wacky world!
    Tons of levels and hard challenges!
    Fantastic four player
    Rayman Origins takes a great idea to the max in its crazy beautiful wacky world!
    Tons of levels and hard challenges!
    Fantastic four player action!
    Slap your friends!

    Buy this game!
    If you can't, be sure to try and play it with a friend!
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  2. Nov 22, 2013
    10
    Rayman games are a favorite of Game Legends and Raya Origins is one of the best games I've ever played great grapics an characters and theRayman games are a favorite of Game Legends and Raya Origins is one of the best games I've ever played great grapics an characters and the nightmares Ubisoft never don't please Game Legends and all gamers all around the world. Expand
  3. Nov 26, 2011
    10
    I wish i have the same talent this programmers/designers have. This game has an outstanding artistic beauty, incredibile level desing and aI wish i have the same talent this programmers/designers have. This game has an outstanding artistic beauty, incredibile level desing and a funny gameplay based on ryhthm. You will fall in love at the first level with this lovely addictive platformer and, sorry if i dare to say it, but in my opinion it makes super mario feel almost boring! What we have here is simply a great game. Expand
  4. Feb 29, 2012
    9
    I am not really a platformer fan. Back in the megadrive/snes (and before) days - I was more comfortable playing 'shining force' than superI am not really a platformer fan. Back in the megadrive/snes (and before) days - I was more comfortable playing 'shining force' than super mario world. Chrono trigger over sonic. This game however, is just so fine tuned, so charming, so well designed - so incredible. That it won me over. I probably won't go back to the old platformers. I will - however - go back to this game. I'd argue it's a better overall game than any of those classics. Oh, it also looks utterly incredible due to the incredibly drawn visuals and animation. Expand
  5. Apr 1, 2016
    9
    Rayman Origins is an adventure for Rayman fans out there. It's what makes a game so fun that you don't want it to finish until you feel likeRayman Origins is an adventure for Rayman fans out there. It's what makes a game so fun that you don't want it to finish until you feel like you want to finish it. Expand
  6. Jun 27, 2014
    9
    With controls & level design that rival Super Meat Boy, this game is the best in its class! Though it is a little too hard for me, if youWith controls & level design that rival Super Meat Boy, this game is the best in its class! Though it is a little too hard for me, if you have a 2nd player, with just about any skill level, you'll do fine. Expand
  7. Mar 12, 2012
    1
    I loved the past raymans. However, this game is rigged with bugs and errors that make it hard to play. The game is very boring and is a totalI loved the past raymans. However, this game is rigged with bugs and errors that make it hard to play. The game is very boring and is a total step back. Why go back to outdated 2D? The series has done great in 3D and thats how fans enjoyed it. Good thing rayman 3 is coming in HD later march 2012. This game is a total fail. Im a LONG TIME fan, and it SUCKS SUCKS SUCKS. Do not buy this terrible game. Expand

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#5 Most Discussed Wii Game of 2011
#4 Most Shared Wii Game of 2011