“Rayman Origins sometimes feels like playing a half-watercolor, half-oil painted version of LocoRoco” -Eric
There have been a lot of Lums at lunchtime here at Fire Hose becuase we’re playing Rayman Origins. It is a bright and colorful platformer that offers fun environmental puzzles and Super Mario Wii-esque four player gameplay (with slightly less griefing).
“It’s awesome!” wrote Jeff, Fire Hose programmer, “Collection performers are totally my thing, in 2D or 3D. I loved the first Jak and Daxter, I loved Ratchet and Clank, and …Rayman is just really, really polished fun.”
“I agree with Jeff,” said Eric, another Fire Hose dude that was kind enough to bring the game in for everyone to play, “I’ve been playing Rayman Origins and loving the hell out of it.”
We have found that playing with four players can be a bit busy, with onlookers only being able to keep up with Globox, the largest and bluest character.
He kind of stands out.
Everyone else seems to blend into the scene, with cameo appearances made when they make sweeping jumps or fall behind enough to stick out …