Rayman Legends Review kukugames

  •  Genre: Platform
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  • single and multi player
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  • Previous game of the series: Rayman Origins
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  • Offer: CD Media
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Story


positives
good humor
negatives
too simple screenplay

Design


positives
adds interesting elements to the genre
interesting for multiple playthroughs
online scores and leaderboards in single player
optional secrets and items worth finding
many unlockables
many stages
cooperation with other players is not mandatory in order to progress in game
interesting mini games

Gameplay


positives
addictive action
major improvement at the classic gameplay of the series
simple controls
easy to use ingame quick menus
fun music gameplay parts
negatives
early in game difficulty increases too much

Graphics


positives
background textures
colorful
like watching cartoons

Sound


positives
good soundtrack
sound effects
use of famous music tracks

Cooperative online against CPU


negatives

lack of online cooperative

Cooperative offline


positives
good four player mode
negatives
in cooperative enemies should increase to balance difficulty

Other modes


positives
worth doing extra challenges
Conclusion - Rating

equal with the best games of its genre in
most sections


wiki


The game carries on the style of gameplay from Rayman Origins in which up to four players (depending on the format) simultaneously make their way through various levels. Lums can be collected by touching them, defeating enemies, or freeing captured Teensies. Collecting Teensies unlocks new worlds, which can be played in any order once they are available. Along with Rayman, Globox, and the Teensies returning as playable characters, players can now control new female character Barbara and her sisters, once they are rescued from certain stages.
In addition to the main playable characters, Murfy the greenbottle, who first appeared in Rayman 2: The Great Escape, appears as an assist character. Murfy can perform various actions such as cutting through ropes, activating mechanisms, grabbing hold of enemies and assisting in gathering Lums. These offer a range of levels in which co-operation is required to progress. In the Wii U, PlayStation Vita, and PlayStation 4 versions of the game, an additional player can control Murfy directly with touch controls, using the Wii U GamePad, the Vitas front touch screen, and the Dual Shock 4 touchpad respectively. In single-player mode, control will switch over to Murfy during certain sections whilst the computer controls the players character. In the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC versions of the game, Murfy moves automatically and can be prompted to interact with certain objects with button controls. Other new features include sections where players can fire projectile fists at enemies and rhythm based levels set to covers of songs such as "Black Betty", "Eye of the Tiger", and "Woo-Hoo".
The game features over 120 levels, including 40 remastered levels from the original Rayman Origins, which are unlocked by obtaining Lucky Tickets, which can also win additional Lums and Teensies. Some levels feature remixed Invaded versions, which must be completed as quickly as possible. The game also offers daily and weekly challenge stages, in which players can compete with other players via leaderboards in challenges such as collecting a certain number of Lums in a short time, or surviving the longest on a stage. More challenge stages can be accessed by raising the players awesomeness rating, which increases by collecting trophies earned by rescuing Teensies, collecting a high number of Lums in each level or by having a high leaderboard position at the end of a challenge. A local multiplayer football game, Kung Foot, is also featured, in which players use attacks to knock a football into the opponents goal.

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