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TEMBO THE BADASS ELEPHANT

Rating Summary

Based on 45 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

43%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 21, 2015
Xbox OneJul 21, 2015
PCJul 21, 2015

Developer: Game Freak

Publisher: Sega

Genre: Platformer

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TEMBO THE BADASS ELEPHANT Critic Reviews

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Tembo stumbles at times, but its overall charm, and moments of rhythmic zen keep it fun throughout.

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Eurogamer

Not being able to live up to such lofty rivals is no great shame, of course. Tembo is simply a very pretty, and pretty good, game, albeit one that never quite lives up to its early promise. That alone makes it the best platformer that Sega has released in years, and for that Game Freak deserves our thanks.

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A few flaws short of a modern platforming classic, but although Tembo isn't perfect he is exactly as badass as promised.

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Though there are a couple of interesting gameplay twists, Tembo the Badass Elephant is largely a no-frills nod to old-school platformers – for better or worse

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