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Rayman Legends Review

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Posted: A year ago, last updated 12 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

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 Dualshock 4 touchpad respectively. You can't use Murfy 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.

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 29/07/2013, updated in 2017

Price: 75% off

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

Genres: Action, Adventure and Platform

Developer: @Ubisoft

CommitmentCommitment

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.

CostsCosts

Rayman Legends usually costs £14.99 to £29.99. 

Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends + Rayman Origins

PS3 £24.99

Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition

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

Age RatingsAge 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.

AccessibilityAccessibility

We haven't recorded accessibility settings for this game yet. Our Rayman Legends Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features.


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