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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.
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.
Good retro game but no "special" feelingpenfold82 | July 22, 2014 | See all penfold82's reviews »
I'm not a platform expert but I thought I would give it a try. I really enjoyed it to start with. The colours are bright and fun and have that retro platform feel to them. Music and sounds fit in nicely. Controls are simple and you can get straight into it. But for some reason, I just wasn't drawn into it and found that the novelty soon wore off.. It may just be that my fond memories of these games cannot be matched today, especially with all the fancy new games out there. If you're a big fan of platforms or a hardcore retro fan, this game should suit you quite well. As for me, I'll see how far I get but I don't think it will hold my interest long enough for me to finish it.