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  • Summary: The sequel to Super Meat Boy is here! Meat Boy and Bandage Girl must run, slide, tackle, jump, punch, and kick their way through over 7,000 levels to save their daughter Nugget from Dr. Fetus. Look at the graphics, listen to sound and music, and push buttons in this genuine certified video game.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
  1. Jan 17, 2021
    90
    In a bold move, Team Meat has stirred the successful recipe of Super Meat Boy and has delivered a runner-type game in its sequel; SMBF. The procedural level generation algorithm seems to work wonders and the new art-style is modernizes the game. Very interesting ideas in the gameplay mechanics, and increased difficulty promise to keep you engaged for as long as you want to hone your skills. It never ends.
  2. Jan 4, 2021
    80
    Super Meat Boy Forever asks a lot of the player but also makes sure that they’ve got the tools to master its challenge while also being considerate enough to make each one approachable in bite-sized chunks. A perfectly-run level takes less than a minute and is divided up into sections that are rarely longer than ten seconds, but each second requires focus. And if that focus slips then a retry is instant with little time lost, making it easy to try again, and again, and again until Doctor Fetus finally realizes what a terrible idea it is to antagonize the Meat Boy/Bandage Girl family.
  3. Jan 7, 2021
    80
    Super Meat Boy Forever’s simplified controls produce a bit of frustration, but this is a game that rewards pushing through the pain for the thrill that comes with completing a harrowing platforming sequence.
  4. Jan 14, 2021
    70
    Super Meat Boy was an incredibly good platformer, but this sequel is not as good as the original game and the reason is simple: Super Meat Boy Forever is now an autorunner. This makes the Team Meat game even harder than it was, and that affects to the gameplay itself transforming this game in something less fun than it could have been.
  5. Jan 4, 2021
    65
    In the end, a game that can be walked through by hanging on a bit, without really doing its predecessor honor.
  6. Jan 7, 2021
    60
    Despite its appeal to nostalgia and the phenomenal success of the first game, Super Meat Boy Forever fails to deliver its promises and ends up undermining the IP and design of the game it's based upon.
  7. Jan 12, 2021
    50
    While Super Meat Boy is arguably one of the best modern 2d platformers, the same cannot be said about Super Meat Boy Forever. The game abandons much of the identity of the original in order to try and offer players infinite replay value with a more stripped-down gameplay style. But rather than a game that encourages repeat playthrough, Super Meat Boy Forever is more fun to watch than it is to actually play.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 40
  2. Negative: 19 out of 40
  1. Jan 15, 2021
    10
    I. I just cannot understand. They are saying this is not the sequel they are waiting for and they say that it disappointed them, saying thatI. I just cannot understand. They are saying this is not the sequel they are waiting for and they say that it disappointed them, saying that it is a cheap runner trash game. they... why?

    First of all. Most people become instantly disinterested or dissapointed as soon as they discover that it is an auto runner, thinking it cannot be good. Because mobile autorunners are typically trash. this type of people often didn't even played the game, or played, but instantly quit as soon as they discover it is an autorunner. This is wrong, because for me it is very different from other aurorunners, it is more like a platformer in which you run automatically. It is definitely not a cheap mobile trash-type game. This is main the reason of hate toward this game, and also the most senseless one. Play it first. it is good. This game is not like what they thought. It is not like typical moblie autorunners.

    The second reason is that they think it disappointed them as a sequel and it plays differently. They said it took away anything that made it so good. For this, I would say it is a completely worthy sequel. For me, reducing the controls make it possible to add more gimmicks. it also make the game fair and balaced instead of just being hard like the first game. (the first game is still fair and balanced, just too hard for my taste) I would say it's level design is even better than the original. The original has saws and a lot of hazards. just a lot of them. Forever has far more mechanic and things that made up some very clever level designs. The original, while you had control, is purely skill based. While Forever is a faster-paced auto runner, it added puzzle element that require you to think in order to beat. Procedurally generated levels doesn't made it any less good, in fact, it is not actually generated: It's levels are a in fact a bunch of smaller hand-crafted levels linked together procedurally. It is still has good level designs. like the original. it is a completely worthy sequel, with different, but still amazing platforming challenges. It is the change in genre that made it so good and unique, but it simply doesn't fit in many people's taste. It is a brave choice, i like it, but good changes doesn't always make people happy. It indeed has nearly everything that has made the original so good, and much more.

    Another reason they hate is because the music is different. I don't have much to say about this one, but for me it is perfectly fine.

    The animated cutscene is no doubt perfect. there's no argue. The animation is far, far better than the first one with far less violence, grosteque or vulgar humor, and much more cuteness and heartwarming moments. Nugget is awesome.

    The different mechanics are also amazing. especially the dimension spiders in the other side.

    This is my opinion. you can disagree but i have said all i can say. For me it is simply amazing. I admire their hard work. Thanks you, Tommy. for giving us such a good game.

    A tip to those negative reviewers: never write a review again in your life. Those wrongful reviews will only turn people away from this gem. I mean no offense, but you guys are seriously wrong.

    "A game ruined by greed and smartphone gaming. Disgusting to see super meat boy turned into this joke. Literally 1 button to end the game."

    ***This game contains no greed. guaranteed you didn't played it.

    "Its just an mobile game that they threw onto other platforms. At the beginning this was also announced as an mobile only game. The gameplay is slow, the hitboxes from the saws are bad and the Controls are unresponsive."

    ***It is too good to be on mobile. it is too good for mobile standards. slow because the graphic settings were incorrect. try set that something-i-forgot to 0x. The controls are super responsive. this is false review may I say.

    "Disregard the man who gives these game a 10 and speaks directly out of a thesaurus.
    Tell you to take what you get."

    ***I, too, heavily disregard the mans who give it a low score despite having no further knowledge of the game. I played throught it, and it is good. I read this full review and it was seriously wrong. he didn't grabbed the real substance of the game at all.

    All those **** idiot called this amazing gem a trash, corrupted by mobile market and greed, became a mobile trash like that, all because IN THIS GAME YOU AUTORUN, just because you got a less control, Doesn't mean this game is that bad. I know changes are hard to accept, but being an autorunner, in this case, only made it better. You lose some controls, But, In exchange you got massively clever puzzle design with great potential. and they didn't waste any of them.

    In conclusion they are wrong. This game is perfect with almost nothing to nitpick. I would definitely like to play this game..

    Forever.

    Thanks tommy for giving us such a good game.
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  2. Dec 27, 2020
    10
    uno de los mejores juegos que he jugado y si buscas las warp zones es asombroso
  3. Dec 28, 2020
    10
    I was just as disappointed as these people crapping on the game when I heard it was an auto runner. But what Team Meat has done with thisI was just as disappointed as these people crapping on the game when I heard it was an auto runner. But what Team Meat has done with this game, it is still just as difficult, you still feel like a ninja pulling off the controls to make it thru one of the levels, the replays are still awesome showing all your attempts at once. In reality you wouldn't even want to control meat boy in this because there are too many other things your mind is digesting to get thru these levels. Also I think it's awesome that a keyboard is a legitimate way to play the game now, and it works awesome. Gamepad is awesome also. Anyway if you like the first then this is a must have. If you like N++ then this is also a must have. I'm telling you. I was a hater maybe 3 hours ago lol. Great game, Team Meat, please don't make us wait this long for the next one!! Expand
  4. Dec 25, 2020
    5
    Este juego tiene muchas cosas buenas.
    El juego continua con la historia, una historia ligera, cómica y estúpida, en el buen sentido. El arte
    Este juego tiene muchas cosas buenas.
    El juego continua con la historia, una historia ligera, cómica y estúpida, en el buen sentido. El arte y las animaciones del juego son muy buenos, al igual que la música. Además, el juego sigue siendo retador, no es un juego "fácil", aunque, por desgracia, a diferencia de la primera parte no es por nuestra culpa, pues ahí podíamos tener control de personaje, cosa que aquí no poseemos, haciendo que muchas de las muertes se sientan injustas, pues no poseemos el control del personaje.
    El juego no está mal, si este juego hubiera sido la primera parte de la saga o hubiera salido con otro nombre o como un spin-off, hubiera sido un buen juego. El problema es que porta a sus espaldas la primera parte, un juego con fallos, si, también un juego más antiguo, pero un juego excelente, lo cual este juego no es.
    Este juego debería haber sido anunciado como lo que es o lo que debería haber sido. Un juego para móvil, que es lo que es, muy bueno si, pero un juego de móvil no es lo que dijeron que iban a hacer.
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  5. Feb 9, 2021
    4
    85% cutscenes, 15% actual gameplay. A huge letdown for me.

    If you liked SMB and wanted more, play The End is Nigh instead. For some reason,
    85% cutscenes, 15% actual gameplay. A huge letdown for me.

    If you liked SMB and wanted more, play The End is Nigh instead. For some reason, they decided to make this an auto runner, and it makes the game that much worse. It feels more like a mobile game than anything.
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  6. Dec 30, 2020
    2
    Pros: Classic Super Meatboy graphics which are nice. Price is good, especially if you use your $10 dollar Epic Games holiday coupon.

    Con:
    Pros: Classic Super Meatboy graphics which are nice. Price is good, especially if you use your $10 dollar Epic Games holiday coupon.

    Con: It just doesn't feel like the original in any sense. An obvious phone port. It just feels bad.

    Asked for a refund.
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  7. Dec 29, 2020
    0
    Il gioco ha un feeling fare ad un auto-runner mobile
    Forse cercavano di ricreare una situazione alla Rayman Jungle Run ma fallendo miseramente

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