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9.7 out of 10

Rayman Origins

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Unexpectedly Nutritious

GameCritics.com
24 September 2013
  • Conclusion: An RPG where people actually express concern about the idea of a 12-year-old girl fighting monsters? I thought I'd never see the day.
  • Pros: Milla slamming the gem into the aspyrixis.
  • Cons: Falling out of the arena while punching the last enemy in a coliseum sequence.
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Overall 9
9.0

Rayman Origins review

GamesRadar
27 September 2012
  • Excerpt: The visuals alone are enough to lull even the most seasoned gamer into a false sense of security. Vibrant colors abound, preposterous characters gambol and cavort with giddy abandon, and vivacious animation breathes life into the already-fecund levels. But don’t be fooled by Rayman Origins. This intensely beautiful 2D platformer can easily crack open and scramble even the most hardened of hardcore gamers. And that’s a very good thing.
  • Pros: Lush, hand-drawn visuals, Sublime level design, Satisfying sound effects and music
  • Cons: Brutal difficultly, Unforgiving action and controls, Chaotic four-player co-op
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Overall 9
8.8
Graphics 10
9.6
Sound 8
8.4
Control 9
9.0
Addiction 9
8.6

Rayman Origins Review

Cheat Code Central
19 January 2012
Overall 10
10

Rayman Origins

True achievements
18 January 2012
  • Conclusion: It's safe to say that this game ended up being one of my favourite games of 2011 but I'm well aware that with so many great sequels being released at this time, most people wouldn't have time to play a title like this - let alone have the money. But if you ever have some spare cash, a lull in your LoveFilm rentals or a friend to borrow it from - do it.
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Overall 10
10

Rayman Origins

Square-Go
11 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Rayman Origins is one of those games that is an absolute delight to review right from the start. While it might look like your standard 2D side scrolling platformer, Rayman Origins is actually one of the most important games to be released this year. It would be callous to start off the review without mentioning how vibrant Origins is: the HD sprites are something that Pixar would be proud of and really spring off the screen.
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Rayman Origins

DarkStation
3 January 2012
  • Conclusion: Rayman is a hard game to know how I feel about.  The individual elements are fantastic, and taking individually each level is as good as the last.  That being said, it’s too easy to get fatigued by long gameplay sessions and it stops being as impressive as it was at first.  The game is fantastic, and the art and music are beyond reproach, but the overall philosophy behind the games organization is just a little too off and it prevents it from being the landmark it could...
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 5
5.0
Functionality 6
6.0
Appearance 6
6.0
Lastability 5
5.0

Rayman Origins

Cheat Happens
24 December 2011
  • Excerpt: I sometimes feel a lot older than I am. I complain about the music kids listen to today, the cartoons they watch and society in general. I often feel like I may as well be turning in my youth card and telling those damn neighborhood kids to “get off my lawn.” Then came Rayman Origins , a stupidly charming platformer from Ubisoft that harkens back to the old days of side scrolling 2D platformers.
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Overall 9
9.4

Rayman Origins Review

PlayDevil
23 December 2011
  • Excerpt: I feel like I have been trapped in a time warp recently. Playing and reviewing games from my youth with Shinobi, Mario Kart, Mario Land, Zelda, Sonic and Blood Rayne all finding their way back on to my system. But of all the reimaginings to grace my consoles recently none has impressed and constantly surprised as much as " Rayman: Origins ".
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Overall 9
9.0

Rayman Origins

D+PAD
19 December 2011
  • Conclusion: Rayman Origins signifies a welcome return to form for the hovering hero, presenting a world bursting with charm and adventure. It’s a title that really shouldn’t be missed, but we have the sneaking suspicion that it’ll be overlooked this season amongst the slew of bigger names (the strange selection of levels offered in the demo probably won’t help either).
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Expert Review

Hardware Heaven
16 December 2011
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