Dustforce PSN Review: Proof that video games can even make cleaning fun
29 April 2014
Excerpt: When Dustforce originally launched on the PC back in 2012, it garnered a lot of comparisons to Super Meat Boy . Personally, I've always felt that it's worthy of its own praise, because while it's certainly a challenging 2D platformer, it goes in a stylistically different direction from a lot of the...
Summary: The war against dust, grime, and general untidiness rages on. Originally released on the PC in 2012, Dustforce puts you in the shoes of four acrobatic janitors whose mission is to sweep the world clean of filth.
Pros: Challenging platforming for all skill levels, Entrancing soundtrack, Tons of stages to unlock, Leaderboards let you watch others' replays
Excerpt: Seeing as how we’re faced with another small game drought, as no big developer or publisher wants to release titles this close to the beginning of the year, Hitbox Team has decided to trump the trend and has just deployed Dustforce on the PC.
Excerpt: The rock-hard platformer has enjoyed something of a renaissance in recent months, thanks largely to a blossoming indie scene, and Dustforce is the latest entry in this gleefully painful subgenre. And, yes, it is difficult and you will die.
Conclusion: In the PC title Dustforce by Hitbox Team it's up to you to clean up the world...make that four worlds. Specifically, a Forest, Mansion, City and Laboratory. The dirt and flith is so bad that it's starting to put up a fight and it's up to you to fight back as one of four super-parkor hopping...
Summary: The original images and videos of Dustforce introduced a beautifully rendered world and unique concept of a platformer based upon sweeping. The game's stunning visuals and innovative gameplay were quite impressive for only a group of four developers from the independent Hitbox Team.