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  • Summary: Rayman Legends is the follow-up to last year's Rayman Origins and aims to bring multiplayer interactions for you to use. The Glade of Dreams is in trouble again. During a 100-year nap, the nightmares multiplied and spread, creating new monsters even scarier than before. These creatures are the stuff of legend… Dragons, giant toads, sea monsters, and even evil luchadores. With the help of Murfy, Rayman and Globox awake and must now help fight these nightmares and save the Teensies. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 35 out of 35
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 35
  3. Negative: 0 out of 35
  1. Sep 9, 2013
    100
    When someone brings an excellent title, and then announces they are planning a sequel you automatically expect, and sometimes you are right, that the next installment won't beat the original. However, Rayman Legends traverses this belief with its unshaken confidence, and it sets forward the whole Rayman series to the new, LEGENDARY, level.
  2. Aug 26, 2013
    100
    The platform game has been around for so long that it's easy to assume that the genre has run out of surprises. A showcase for the game designer's art and one of the greatest platform games of this - or any - year, Rayman Legends disproves that in glorious style.
  3. Aug 30, 2013
    93
    It combines the simple elegance, bountiful content and colourful enjoyment of so many indie works with the production values and design genius of the generation’s best Triple-A titles into a game that feels fresh and contemporary, but also mindful of what has come, and worked, before.
  4. Aug 26, 2013
    90
    It uses absurd scenes to imbue this feisty adventure with enough variety to keep you continually amazed, and presents every disparate scenario with expert care. Rayman Legends' off-kilter identity serves as the foundation for this wild and crazy journey.
  5. 90
    Rayman Origins, the predecessor to Legends, was one of the best platform games of this generation, and Rayman Legends has it squarely beat across the line. It may well be that the main character is 18, a practical lifetime in game terms, but he certainly doesn’t feel that way. Rayman feels refreshing like few others.
  6. Aug 27, 2013
    85
    Rayman Legends is occasionally flustering, and sometimes seems to demand more than a conventional controller is capable of. The surprisingly slapdash jury-rigging of Wii U features on other systems is glaring in its inelegance, too. However, we're still left with an impressively designed platformer that proves itself a worthy followup to Rayman Origins, making a few notable omissions, but adding some excellent new ideas of its own.
  7. Aug 26, 2013
    80
    Stand-out moments ensure it never feels average, and the quantity of stuff to do puts Origins to shame.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 20
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 20
  3. Negative: 2 out of 20
  1. Sep 3, 2013
    10
    Beautiful game!! The gameplay is top notch for a platformer. I got a few hours into it and its very polished. Will have to wait until later to try out the online games but if you're looking for a good platform game with lots of challenges and tons of content this game is for you!! Expand
  2. Nov 10, 2013
    10
    Absolutely fabulous game. The graphics level design and music are all superb. Some levels are absolute instant classics making this the best platform 2d game on any platform. Expand
  3. Oct 19, 2013
    10
    This is the best platforming game I've ever played in my life. It's the best game I've ever played in my life. Considering how almost no company innovates, the amount of effort and creativity is amazing. The game looks amazing, with fluent animations and amazing environments. The music is incredibly atmospheric and sounds amazing, and the music levels are some of the funniest levels I've ever played in my life. The levels are designed perfectly, have good challenge and are chocked full of secrets. The boss fights are much better than the first game. And if you haven't played the first game, about 40 of those levels are in this game as well, so 2 games in 1 almost! And for not even 40 dollars with a ton of stuff to do, it's well worth the buy. Buy it. Expand
  4. Sep 16, 2013
    10
    So fcking awesome! Awesome graphics, awesome gameplay, so fun to play with friend! You MUST try it out! Musical levels at the end of chapters best levels in the game. Expand
  5. Nov 13, 2013
    9
    Rayman Legends is a better game than origins. The levels are more varied, the music induces a smile whenever I hear it, and its just more fun. Just get the damn game already. Expand
  6. Sep 17, 2013
    9
    It's been a long time since I've enjoyed a 2D platformer of this calibre. Rayman Legends excels in so many areas. The magnificent art style, soundtrack, controls, and level design leave me only wanting more. Expand
  7. Sep 4, 2013
    0
    This game is terrible. Yes the graphics are pretty and the animations and sound effects and all... But the game itself is upright terrible. The level design is boring, linear and way too easy. I don't get how reviews can say it has improved upon origins. The gameplay here is not even close to origins, it was dumbed down for the very casual players so a 7 year old can pick it up and play with daddy and have a good time... After all, this was supposed to be kind of a wii u exclusive family game. Do yourself a favor and stay the hell away from this or at least know what to expect if you buy it. And the murphy controls are clunky and awkward at first but you can get used to it. And the joke is that I ended up enjoying the murphy levels more because at least they had some sort of challange but again... It's a completely different gameplay. This is not a good game.

    So... If you like easy games with pretty graphics this is for you. But if you want more than just watching a movie where you happen to control the main character and shoot things and stuff... then don't feed ubisoft with your money.
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