An explosive homage to SNES-era platformers mixed with a modern physics-puzzle twist, Explodemon is non-stop action mayhem like you've never seen before. Players use Explodemon's self-destructive nature to combat enemies and fly through the air, all the while solving a huge variety of physics-based puzzles (and, naturally, causing incalculable collateral damage).
When the peaceful planet of Nibia is attacked by the malicious Vortex forces, the fate of the star system is thrust into the one pair of hands it shouldn't be: the malfunctioning Guardian robot Explodemon.
Featuring 12 huge levels of pulse-pounding platforming, a deep control system, devastatingly up-close-and-personal combat, upgradable special abilities, comic-book style cutscenes and a story that'll make you giggle, cry, or simply sigh with indifference, Explodemon isn't your average game. No way. It's above average, at least. No, wait - so way above average that it's pure awesome. That's more like it.
Explodemon! is unrelenting, hard-core brain-tickling action for those who grew up playing platformers, as well as those who'll discover just how awesome they were.
- Explore 12 gigantic levels of intense platforming action set across three diverse worlds!
- Adapt to a constantly changing gameplay experience with new skills and hazards aplenty!
- Evolve Explodemon into your own personal destruction machine with upgradable skills and parameters!
- Solve huge range of puzzles that'll see you using Explodemon's abilities and his enemies' characteristics to their full effect!
- Uncover countless collectables that'll require a keen eye and fast reflexes to uncover!
- Enjoy a comic story told with suitable aplomb and panache!
As good as it gets!DanielZo0 | June 10, 2013 | See all DanielZo0's reviews »
Playing as the game’s titular hero Explodemon, you’ll traverse through maze-like sequences that combine traditional puzzle and platforming elements with a decent haul of collectible goodies to seek out along the way. Amusingly written dialogue spoken by the game’s cute if forgettable characters help to carry along an expectedly light story; and whilst it is far from being a technical marvel, the journey is carried along by an enjoyable animated art style throughout.
Explodemon! is admittedly rife with elements taken from other games of the era that celebrated these types of experiences. But the game largely benefits by depositing a wide range of source material into its own context and not just lazily replicating one particular game. Twisted Pixel’s delightful ‘Splosion Man is certainly the most recent (and best) comparison to draw here, although only in the sense that everything done to progress through each level revolves around triggering explosions to manipulate specific parts of the environment and so on.
Great Platformer!Plasros | June 9, 2013 | See all Plasros's reviews »
Great platformer, and a very underrated one. It’s my favourite PC platforming game which from what I can see was not very well received. It reminds me of Pulseman and Drill Dozer but better. You can explore the level for half hour or speedrun it in a minute. Explodemon is a great character he’s crazy; funny & cool. He has interesting moves such as dashing, exploding & wallsliding(btw the coolest wallslide I have ever seen). There is humour in the dialogue which makes this game even better. For me this is one of the best platformers ever created on the PC platform.