Rayman Legends

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Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure and Platform

Released: July 2013, updated in 2017. Added to this library 5 weeks ago.

Overview

Rayman Legends is a platform game, the sequel to Rayman Origins, where you get sucked into a painting that takes you to a fantasy world with all sorts of creative running and jumping challenges.

You play through the 120 levels, with up to four players work together to run, jump and attack their way through the level. Collecting items offers a higher score and can unlock new worlds. You can add an assist character, Murfy, who can help by cutting through ropes, activating mechanisms and grabbing hold of enemies. You control him via the Wii U Gamepad, the Vita's front touch screen or Dual Shock 4 touchpad respectively. You can't use Murphy as a helper in this way on the Switch -- although he is still present in his specific levels.

Some of the levels are build around a combination of running, jumping and attacking in time with the music. Getting this right enables you to score more points and create music as you play.

There is a popular football themed mini game where you play a full contact version of football with the Rayman characters. On the Nintendo Switch version, this has an additional Solo and Tournament Mode for pitting up to eight teams against each other.

Commitment

Duration: This game will take between 10 hours and 15 hours to complete.
 
Players: You can play with 5 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online. 4 players can play on the same screen co-op on Xbox, PlayStation and Switch. On Wii U you can have 5 players with the additional helper player using the Gamepad.

Costs

Does not include in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Ratings

PEGI rated 7 with Fear and Violence.

ESRB EVERYONE 10 with Comic Mischief, Cartoon Violence. Players can run, jump, and fly through side-scrolling levels, they can use various attacks (e.g., punches, kicks, slaps) to defeat enemy creatures (e.g., goblins, wrestlers, skeletons); enemies disappear into puffs of smoke when defeated. In Boss battle players shoot projectiles at large dragons, frogs, and wrestlers. During the course of the game, players can unlock and wear a variety of costumes; one costume depicts characters with small fig leaves covering their pelvic areas.

Accessibility

System settings: Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games.

The Wii U has some limited settings, such as disabling rumble and selecting mono audio. Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). Xbox One has a wide range of system features including some that can be used on all games, like the excellent co-pilot mode... read more.


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