I’m a wave jumping, GP Circuit racing, hydro-thundering chicken square.
Alright, I’ll run this illegal race with you Nemesis at the behest of my good buddy Poison and common sense.
Man…my Nemesis is a lot better than me.
…and busted. I’m off to jail to stew.
It’s the future!! Future cops.
I’m back…but I have to run illegal races now…which is what I wanted to do anyway!
Everything is covered in water. This must be after the ice caps melt and everything floods. But it’s good to see the world has found a way to make a sport of our demise! alright, don’t be so dramatic.
Man, someone made some really sweat looking environments for this game.
Everything about the environment really jacks up your anxiousness…except the part levels!
Good parts of town…bad parts of town.
Micro upgrades to your hydro-jet make each race a little more attainable and keeps you in balance with the rest of the pack. Which usually places you in third place.
Prize money is earned during each race in career that allows you to purchase upgrades. Amount of money is determined by your race finish position
Quick Race, Career, Online and Local
Things you can upgrade are Acceleration, Top Speed, Handling and Boost
You can get boost by performing tricks. Primarily through the dual sticks movement combinations.
Game is available on all platforms including mobile
Game Pass until the end of January
Couple of bucks on mobile.
Love the water rendering and animation.
Perform jumps on platforms, ramps and occasionally huge swells.
Ride your opponents wake to gain position.
Watch out for them explosions!
Learn me some skills. Boost Start! Superman, Can-Can, Table-Top and more Level up for addition moves and collect Skill Points to spend on more skills!
Unlock racers. BEEFBOT and hydro-jets by finishing
Ghost race your friends on the Leaderboard races. I HAVE NO FRIENDS!
How does a 2.5D Physics Puzzle Platformer with graphics that look like they came from a late 90s 3d animated cartoon and has story elements of a Pixar movie crossed with The Dark Crystal, Where the Wild Things Are and Labryrinth sound? Does it send chills down your gaming fingers?
Well it’s free on Xbox Play Pass if you got it. Otherwise…pony up that dough for some literal magic marker goodness. Also on the Switch and PS4.
While this review is coming in 2019 for a game that was originally released as an Xbox console exclusive in 2013, it still holds up. If you get a chance I would recommend this 6 hour puzzle plat-former that is currently available for free with Play Pass on Xbox. Also, available for a reasonable price on Playstation or the Nintendo Switch. The switch being my preferred choice platform after free! The game is great fun while relaxing in bed.
Access to this game was originally as a Demo on the Switch and later on my Xbox One S as a free game on Play Pass.
This feels like late 90s 3d animation. Like Jimmy Neutron…probably the hair.
No Felix. You little shit. Stop breaking my stuff
Time to tap into the occult. How else do you handle a little brother!?
Hit Giggle…Feeling Punchy….https://handysorcery.con/
Oh no. Looks like a monster from Where the Wild Things Are.
Mom is totally going to kill me.
Hurry up run.
The 2.5 perspective works well here with some action going on in the background while you focus on the foreground elements of platforming.
Liking the color palette choices.
The music matches the action pretty well. It swells where it should and give me a sense of urgency…which in some cases is needed and gets me into a flow…which eventually kills me when I get to a puzzle I haven’t figured out right away.
I’m chasing them. They are chasing me.
Hang on Felix!
Ohhh…This is the sequel to that magic marker Max game. I get it now.
Neat use of magic marker raising platforms so complete puzzles.
Oh…that brain frog is just weird and gassy. SPLODE!
Hey! You like some physics in your puzzle based platformer? I do
my shirt says M for MAX!
Puppet wielding tree lady upgrades my marker with magic powers.
Oh no…It’s Mustacho ! wants to absorb FELIX
Mustacho has eye balls everywhere…kind of like a cross between Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal
Spikey Turtles! Big Mouth Yelley Beasts! Cthulu Looking Brain Slugs.
Smiley Town ain’t so smiley