…will be arriving on Xbox Live and Playstation Network in 2011. They’re not publishing The Fancy Pants Adventures on PC because it’s already out on PC. It’s a free browser game. Not only that, it has more than 100 million plays.
How did The Fancy Pants Adventures escape us? I swivelled the RPS interrogation lamp in this game’s direction and had a play.
It’s kind of… fine. I’ve been playing Super Meat Boy recently, which raises the bar for superfast platformers like a strongman hoisting a barbell, and The Fancy Pants Adventures can’t really compete. It’s fine, and the animations are fun, but I suspect those 100 million plays come from its warmth and accessibility rather than anything resembling genius design.
Here’s a video of the PC version of The Fancy Pants Adventures:
And here’s an early trailer of the console version:
If you wouldn’t mind burning 15 minutes, you shouldn’t be put off by my grumpiness. For the price, there’s plenty of fun to be had here. Here’s that link again.