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So is Super Meat Boy worth another go? Even if you bought and played the game halfway through its lifespan, I would say that it’s a definite “yes.” For newcomers who enjoy pain- I mean, who enjoy a challenge, I’m excited for you. You’re going to have a fantastic time yelling at your Switch while loving every minute of it.
Super Meat Boy is one of the most marvelously-crafted and designed platform games to have been released in the current century. With its rich and varied levels, multiple motivations to keep playing, magnificent gameplay and fine-tuned difficulty curve, there's little standing in the way of Super Meat Boy to be one of the most memorable platform games to have been released in the last few years.
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Even though the difficulty is extremely high, Super Meat Boy is worth the perseverance and dedication that it takes to become skilled. Completing a stage or collecting a bandage after dozens of attempts is tremendously rewarding. It is easily one of the best platformers to come out in recent years, and the effort and care of Team Meat shows in the final product; it's fantastic. Not very many games can nail that line, but Super Meat Boy is the magnum opus of "easy to learn, difficult to master."
Super Meat Boy is one of the toughest platformers I’ve ever played. What starts out as challenging quickly transforms into a series of nightmarish playgrounds that had me cursing with frustration but more importantly always returning for more. With the inclusion of an all-new race mode, the Switch version of Super Meat Boy is one of the best yet and even worth a try for those who might already be familiar with this demanding game.
The Nintendo Switch has been the perfect landing spot for many indie games, and now Super Meat Boy has proven even older indie games have some life on the console as well. Coming with the new Race mode this time around, Super Meat Boy is yet another must own title for those looking for new games on the Nintendo Switch.
A lot of precision is needed, so having a controller with the buttons closer to one another is important. You won't beat the feeling that it is sort of floaty, but players will get the hang of it eventually. And when you do, it just comes together in a grand way.
It feels great to be playing Super Meat Boy again, despite the soundtrack problem. I can't say enough good things about it, but you should know that the difficulty ramps up pretty steadily and somewhere during the third world, the gloves really come off. Enjoy the Warp Zone of World 5-7, kids! If you can find a similarly-experienced buddy, the two-player race is really quite fun.
As someone who originally played Super Meat Boy years ago, and has played games that have iterated on it since, I can say there’s still nothing that quite captures everything it does right. It feels fabulous on the Switch, it’s still as tough as ever, and the rewarding feeling when you conquer a tough-as-balls level never fails to put a smile on my face. If you’ve never indulged this may be the best platform to play it on as you can take it anywhere, and if you’ve played it before it’s well worth taking a return trip to Paintown, population: You.
Super Meat Boy is as good today as it was back in 2010. It's hilarious, challenging and frustrating, you will feel elation and be infuriated. It will test your platforming skills to the nth degree. There are only certain games that can take you through this wide range of emotions and it's why you come back for more every time. If you have never played Super Meat Boy then there has never been a better time than on the Switch. A game which was influenced and pays homage to some fantastic games of the past but stands tall alongside them.
While this new port of Super Meat Boy is really just a thirst-quencher until the long-awaited Super Meat Boy Forever lands...the appeal of owning it on Nintendo’s nifty new hybrid platform speaks for itself.
While joystick and button issues with Joy-Cons on the Switch give the game an unneeded layer of difficulty, Super Meat Boy plays as strong as ever and is an awesome game to have on the go.
Super Meat Boy feels at home on Nintendo Switch. It's the very same 2D platformer that made us sweat on 360, PS4, Vita and Wii U, that has jumped to Switch retaining its tight controls and huge amount of levels and secrets. A modern classic that every lover of the platform genre should play.
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Super Meat Boy is an exercise in patience. You may in fact deplore it in the first one or two hours due to its unforgiving gameplay and level design, but if you take the time to consume much of what it has to offer, you may just acquire a taste for it.
The Wii U port for Super Meat Boy may not necessarily bring anything new to the table, but it's still an enjoyable experience. The new music is great. The level design is brilliant. The gameplay is difficult, yet satisfying. It's an excellent ode to original platformers, and a nice middle-finger to a lot of games that hold your hand throughout your experience. Super Meat Boy is trial by fire; here's hoping you make it out alive!
Super Meat Boy is at least a basis of what every platformer should be. It's lacklustre when it comes to innovation and it can be a bit tedious at times, but it gets almost everything else right. What makes me the most impressed is its capability of, despite being almost a decade old, still being current and holding up as a very quality game.
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I envy Sony fans that get to experience Super Meat Boy for the first time. Hundreds of levels, pixel-perfect controls, and a brand-new soundtrack cement the game as a must-play 2D platformer on the PlayStation 4 and Vita.