Canyon Capers

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Do you have fond memories of playing old style platform games? Games that didn’t require you having to learn a one hundred button combo to play it successfully?

If so, Canyon Capers is just for you !

Canyon Capers is a retro style arcade platform game for all ages, created by the authors of the 1992 original.

Starring Dino Jr and his many friends, venture through canyons and caverns of ancient ruins across a variety of historical locations to reach the ultimate goal – the retrieval of the Golden Mollusk, source of all universal power and a mighty fine trophy at that.

What made those great old school platformers GREAT was their finely tuned difficulty curve, from nice and easy, all the way to rock hard and Canyon Capers has a difficult curve to beat them all.

Canyon Capers will make you rely on your wits, your memory and at times the seat of the pants twitch gaming.

Key Features:

  • 50 levels each with 3 levels of completion and multiple ways to complete... find your best path to fame and riches.

  • Race to the end, collect all the items and unlock the unique bomb mode levels.

  • Unlock new characters, each with their own unique abilities as you complete canyons and worlds.

  • Tongue in cheek nods to your favorite classic retro games.

  • Tons of secrets and collectibles.

  • Full Steam support... achievements, stats, leaderboards, and cloud support.

Customer reviews


I'm not really a fan of platform games so take this into account

chakad | June 10, 2015 | See all chakad's reviews »

The game is relatively slow, and there is no sense of flow with the game. Nice graphics and pretty much that's it. Basically if you see the video of the game - then technically you have played the game. But again, I'm not really a fan of platform games, maybe if he was more rhythmic then the story was different but as is i dont recommend unless you're really into platform games.


its an ok- game...dont expect to much of it

napstip1 | June 10, 2015 | See all napstip1's reviews »

but it does pass you few hours. didn't really connect to it, so i don't know, i wouldn't pay full price for it. basically you get what you see in the review movie - slow paced platformer, with ok graphics. you should try it if you really into platform games and don't have much to play, otherwise - there are greater games out there.


Too retro to handle?

Obsessor | May 15, 2015 | See all Obsessor's reviews »

Not at all if you came here with a thought of playing something that will bring back memories of old games. Canyon Capers is not a bad game as some here said. It's just stylised after those NES/SNES 2D platformers. It is a simple game meant to provide distraction from real life, and shoud be treated as such. For a lover of retro/oldschool games it's a good choice.


This game is not worth its price, but its so-so!

kyanpufa | May 9, 2015 | See all kyanpufa's reviews »

I grabbed this game when its free then started to play. In this game there is 18 achievements but not much challenging. There is plenty of levels but its easy. It can be fun for child to play. But not so fun if u play it. Because its easy graphic is not good. If u interested in easy game this is for u. But if u interested in hard game i cant recommend. But this is my opinion. Choose is yours!


Forget about it.

Furrek | Jan. 9, 2015 | See all Furrek's reviews »

If you didn't grabbed a copy when this game was for free, forget about it. There is nothing interesting in this title. I know it's just a simple platformer game but even something this easy can be done wrong. So what's wrong? Every level looks same. Seriously, sometimes you feel like you played this level before but you only notice that it's not because of different objective. Animations in Canyon Capers is just... wait, there is any animation? When you run, jump or kill enemies it looks like sprites are moving up/down/left/right. Maybe there are few moves but really, devs of this game can't into animation. There is nothing worth to notice and list of bad things is just toooooo looooongs. Avoid at all cost, even if you enjoy every platformer games, you will only get tired from playing this.