First off, what is Guacamelee? Guacamelee is a Metroidvania (2D platformer with exploration elements) set in the mystical world of Mexico.
A little while back we reviewed Squids Odyssey on the Wii U after its triumphant leap to consoles from the mobile world. This week we took a look at the 3DS version and well, it’s pretty much the same but smaller. Take that however you will.
The story in Squids Odyssey, while a bit cliched and referential, is solid enough to have kept us playing for five hours straight, and the firing mechanic translates beautifully to the Wii U and is really fun to use.
The story this time round involves Death (You) cleaning up War’s mess and clearing his good name before he is tried by the Charred Council On your journey to clean up War’s mess (I.E Resurrect humanity), you will face angels, demons and a plethora of creatures too stupid to fear the reaper.
Admittedly Castlestorm is mechanically sound but then so might be a robo-puppy made from human teeth. Functional but you wouldn’t want it in your house.
Despite coming across as a beautiful, playable and occasionally humorous piece of work, Ittle Dew is ultimately let down by repetitive puzzles and a number of game-breaking bugs.