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New Super Lucky's Tale

Rating Summary

Based on 21 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

81%

Critics Recommend

Based on 21 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchNov 8, 2019

Developer: Playful Studios

Publisher: Nintendo

Genres: Adventure, Platformer

Leap into a Playful Platforming Adventure for all ages with New Super Lucky's Tale! Run, jump, climb incredible heights, burrow deep underground, overcome enemies, and explore amazing worlds on an epic quest to rescue the Book of Ages from the mysterious Jinx and his nefarious Kitty Litter! FEATURES - Experience an incredible variety of gameplay, ranging from 3D open-world hubs to story-based adventure levels to 2D side-scrolling challenges, rewarding mini-games, mind-bending puzzles, thrilling boss battles, and a memorable cast of characters! - A true love letter to classic 3D platformers, with hundreds of collectibles to gather, tons of rewarding secrets to unlock, and an entire wardrobe of costumes for the stylish adventurer! - New Super Lucky's Tale features all new levels, redesigned original levels, tighter movement control, a fully rotatable camera, and improvements to nearly every other aspect, including art, lighting, cinematics, dialogue, UI, sound, music, and more.

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New Super Lucky's Tale Trailer #2 - "Meet Lucky!" - Nintendo Switch thumbnail

New Super Lucky's Tale Trailer #2 - "Meet Lucky!" - Nintendo Switch

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New Super Lucky's Tale - Nintendo Switch Trailer - Nintendo E3 2019

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New Super Lucky's Tale isn't so much a port as the true definitive edition of the game. A number of improvements to the controls, frame rate, level design, and overall structure of the game has resulted in a title that completely surpasses its origins. It isn't challenging, or very long; but what is there is joyous, frivolous fun until the credits roll.

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New Super Lucky's Tale is the definitive version of the game. It's still a stripped back platformer, but new content and a revamped camera make it well worth a look.

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New Super Lucky’s Tale delivers a platformer for the whole family to enjoy by being easy to play, visually appealing and introducing a new and clever mascot to the Nintendo faithful. I sure hope we get to see more of Lucky in the future.

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From beginning to end, New Super Lucky’s Tale is a much more streamlined experience than the original. Any qualms I had with the original game have been rectified in this reimagined edition for Nintendo Switch. The game is oozing with charm and keeps you coming back. It’s a fun-filled experience that shouldn’t go unplayed by 3D platformer fans.

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