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018: Is the 3D platformer dead?

In this episode of Octal FM we try to decide: Is the 3D platforming video game genre dead? Games we discuss:
  • Arcade games such as Donkey Kong, Mario Bros
  • Croc
  • Metroid and Castlevania
  • Crash Bandicoot
  • Rogue-likes such as Spelunky and Rogue Legacy
  • Puzzle-platformers like Super Meat Boy and N+
  • Is Yooka-Laylee the return of 3D platformers?
  • Snake Pass
Intro music: JACKS – Runaway Fashion Outro music: Juan Medrano - Mega Man 2 "Dokuta Wairi, Rival to the Light"

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