Friday, December 16, 2011

Trine 2 Review Summary and Game Trailer

Online and local co-op for up to three players. A side-scrolling action platform and puzzle video game developed by Frozenbyte. The adventure begins when the three heroes, the thief, the knight and the wizard, rediscover the Trine which brings them back together. They then decide to travel on a journey to save the kingdom from evil goblins and other fiends.

Alf the Helper: fiends! Gnomes!
Elderly: No Alf, Gnomes aren't fiends
Alf the Helper: What are Gnomes then?
Edlerly: Alf... shut up!
Alf the Helper: :(

Available for
•PC & Mac (released on 7 December 2011)
•(Xbox 360) XBLA worldwide (to be released on 21 December 2011)
•(Ps3) PSN NA (to be released on 20 December 2011)
•(Ps3) PSN EU (TBD 2011)
•Linux (2012)

So is it any good then?  well here's What it says on the tin:

•Physics-based puzzles with fire, water, gravity and magic
•Online and local co-op for up to three players
•Save anywhere to play as long or short sessions as you like
•Unlimited Character and Game+ modes add to additional replay value
•Accessible for both casual and hardcore gamers
•Hidden collectibles extend the length of your adventure
•Fun and challenging Achievements to unlock
•Soundtrack composed by the acclaimed Ari Pulkkinen

Official Website

And with no Xbox 360 or Ps3 review available at the time of posting here's what the critics had to say about the PC version.
Scoring 86% on Metacritic

Executive Summary: short but sweet

Reviews Summary
A lesson of how a great game should be.
No matter who you are, you can't help but love Trine 2
One of the most beautiful games this year
Some of the most amazing 2D graphics ever seen
A charming fantasy platformer with dazzling good looks and fun physics puzzles.
Better, bigger and funnier.
It's short, but the design and the animations are extraordinary