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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. 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: 36 out of 40
  2. Negative: 1 out of 40
  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. Apr 24, 2022
    10
    Rayman origins is one of those games that you always keep coming back to. Its been 10 years since launch and the game is still just as fun asRayman origins is one of those games that you always keep coming back to. Its been 10 years since launch and the game is still just as fun as it was when it came out. It blends the classic Rayman difficulty with the modern 2d platforming. You can play the game by yourself, with friends or family and it will be fun either way. One of my favorites, dont miss out. Most underrated platformer. Expand
  4. Feb 14, 2012
    9
    This is by far the best platforming game I have ever played. The 2D graphics are good and smooth, the color is vibrant and stunning, and theThis is by far the best platforming game I have ever played. The 2D graphics are good and smooth, the color is vibrant and stunning, and the enemies present a challenge even in the beginning. The complexity of the chain reactions that can occur can get to extreme levels of craziness, and I'm all over that. The only thing I must say that is negative is that the game didn't need to throw in the suggestive element with the fairies wearing revealing garments, including tight tops and INCREDIBLY short skirts. In a game like this, it doesn't look attractive in 2D, and it is a bit too racy for a E10+ game. Expand
  5. Sep 13, 2020
    9
    This game was my first time ever playing a game from the classic Rayman franchise. I have to say, I didn't expect such a fun and beautifulThis game was my first time ever playing a game from the classic Rayman franchise. I have to say, I didn't expect such a fun and beautiful game. There needs to be more of it. Expand
  6. Nov 20, 2014
    9
    Rayman is back to glory! This 2D-platformer brings back what made the first games so fantastic - very neat graphics, near-perfect controllsRayman is back to glory! This 2D-platformer brings back what made the first games so fantastic - very neat graphics, near-perfect controlls and that action-adventure feeling. 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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