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108: Games that define genres - Platformers

We continue our recurring segment of breaking down the games that we feel define a genre. This time, we discuss a pretty chunky genre - platformers.

Games we talk about:

  • Prince of Persia (1989)
  • Banjo-Kazooie (1998)
  • Cave Story (2004)
  • Canabalt (2009)
  • Super Meat Boy (2010)

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