Posts Tagged ‘Sundae Factory’

Wonderful Shapeshifting Platformer Ecotone Out Now

In level one you can’t jump. A few stages later the controls get reversed. Further on, you can jump but are tasked with steering two characters simultaneously towards a common goal, and so continues Ecotone [official site] – a neat puzzle platformer that throws away the genre rule book and instead keeps you guessing by introducing new mechanics to each new level. After less than a month in Early Access, it’s out now.

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Ecotone Is Very, Very Lovely

The route to a successful indie platformer these days is to come up with a unique gimmick, or a unique twist on an old gimmick, and do an incredibly good job of applying it to your world. Sundae Factory’s Ecotone is a touch braver than that. It’s taking every platforming gimmick, and using one per level. And from the demo version that’s playable on their site, they’re doing a damned good job of it.

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