Rayman Legends Review

There is a sense of unadulterated joy that Rayman Legends creates that few other games of this generation have. It’s that type of feeling that you felt playing your first Super Mario game where traversing every level is an opportunity to overcome a challenge while exploring every nook and cranny for the next cool thing. Despite the fact that I’ve been playing platformers for decades, this recaptures that magic through a plethora of fresh ideas and solid platforming action is executed to perfection.

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The Recurring Bosscast: 026 – Make It Rain

The Bosscast dive deep into Grand Theft Auto V while trying their best to avoid spoilers. Mat kept his eyes on the prize and powered straight through the main story. Jett on the other hand, is busy enjoying the company of Nikki, Sapphire, and Chastity.

Games Mentioned: Grand Theft Auto V, Project X Zone, Game & Wario, Rayman Legends, Legendary: A Marvel Deck-Building Game

Jett – In Third Person
Jason – Downstab
Mat – Biff Bam Pop

The Recurring Bosscast: 025 – PS3some

On the eve of Grand Theft Auto V’s release, the Bosscast share their stories of gaming launches gone by. Jason’s close friend heckled him as they stood in the rain for a midnight launch. The allure of a free movie ticket enticed Jett to buy a horrible licensed game. Also, what the heck was Mat doing in that Ottawa hotel room?

Jett – In Third Person
Jason – Downstab
Mat – Biff Bam Pop

Rayman Legends Demo Impressions

My initial impressions of the Wii U back in August 2012 were lukewarm. While I approved of the general build quality and feel of the Wii U GamePad, neither Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition or Scribblenauts Unlimited did much to demonstrate what it was really capable of. Recently, I got to get my hands on a demo of Rayman Legends, which is the current showcase game at Wii U demo stations. Based on my experience with Rayman Origins, I was expecting this demo to show positively. What did catch me off guard was how well it leveraged the functionality of the Wii U GamePad.

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The Recurring Bosscast: 002 – PlayPlace Smell

With Halo 4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops II out, we figured now would be the perfect time to cover our collective disinterest in both. To balance things out, Jett interviews his coworker David (aka DG Omega), who is the biggest Halo fan he knows. Besides being too cool for school, Mat fills us in on Skyfall, Jason is nervous about losing his wisdom teeth, and we cover a ton of different games we’ve been playing instead of the big two.

Jett – In Third Person
Jason – Downstab
Mat – Biff Bam Pop