Excerpt: Trine 2 is one of those games that has to be played in order to be appreciated. It is beautifully made, is a great physics based puzzle platformer, and you can switch between three characters each with their own special skill. See what I mean? It sounds rather average.
Excerpt: The Good : More levels, more environments, more puzzles, more Trine! The Bad : Many puzzles seem more fussy, death more common. Combat is less fluid, more keyboard mashing. The Ugly : Some puzzles seem to require just flat out trial and error.
Excerpt: Holy god is Trine 2 beautiful. It’s honestly one of the prettiest, most eye-pleasing games we’ve ever played. Yet it’s also a mere $14.99 on Steam, and like its predecessor, is a simple puzzle-platformer with humble ambitions.
Pros: So beautiful it hurts, Brain-caressing puzzles, Wonderful co-op
Cons: Doesn't really add much to the formula, Puzzles could have been expanded more, Makes other games look ugly
Excerpt: Every year you have two main categories of games to look forward to. There are those games that you’ve been following in awe and you know that will just swim in awesomeness. Then there is the kind of game that leaves you with nothing but a feeling of indifference because they’re either not your kind...
Excerpt: Trine 2 is one of those games that comes out of nowhere and smacks you in the face with how good it is. We didn't get a review copy sent to us, and I had to search to find one (I don't use Steam very often) and it almost came off of our review list.
Excerpt: It’s either a bad medieval joke or the plot of a Trine game. Trine 2 is the immediate sequel to Trine , the lauded co-op platforming action game by Finnish developers Frozenbyte. More refinement than reinvention, Trine 2 is a fairly safe sequel which builds on the great gameplay of the original.
Summary: Trine 2 is an physics-based action platformer that takes the original's beloved triad (the powerful knight, the swift rogue, and the crafty wizard) and puts them into an all-new adventure filled with more action, more puzzles, and the introduction of online support for the series's popular...
Review: Aesthetics and Gameplay Strike an Interesting, But Uneven Balance in "Trine 2"
26 December 2011
Excerpt: A look at Trine 2 may set your aesthetic wheels spinning. Its crisp, chromatic visuals could be mistaken for a living painting, if one whose physics demand notice rather than quiet contemplation.