Summary: A great idea for a puzzle platformer game that's bogged down by questionable implementation.
Pros: Clever puzzles that feel rewarding when completed, Deep level builder, Interesting boss battles
Cons: Both control styles are flawed for different reasons, Only six custom level slots, Some puzzles are downright cruel and frustrating, The automatic lock-on is horrendous, You have to unlock everything for the level builder
Excerpt: Some of you may recall Lode Runner . It was the pioneer of "action puzzle" games, and it was enormously popular across the globe. The keys to its success were challenge, simplicity of play, and the ability to expand the game by creating your own maps.
Excerpt: Steal Princess Publisher: Atlus USA Developer:Climax Genre: Platformer Release Date: 05/21/2009 Ah, Climax. It’s a bit sad when your best contribution to gaming was helping Sonic Software Planning aka Camelot create Shining in the Darkness .
Conclusion: While exploring the thought-to-be-long-abandoned palace of the Ancient Demon King, the young thief Anise stumbles upon a startling discovery: the palace isn't abandoned at all, and it's crawling with demons, no less!