Consoles, PCs, handhelds, Facebook, smartphones — the world of gaming is becoming increasingly confusing and fragmented, but don’t worry, we’re here to simplify things for you. Each week I’ll rattle off five games I think you might want to check out this week. Keep in mind, these articles aren’t meant to be comprehensive lists of everything coming out that week so much as a nice rounded tasting menu. So, let’s get to it…
This Week’s 3D Platformer
The Last Tinker: City of Colors (PC, Mac & Linux, May 12th)
Miss colorful 3D platformers in the Mario 64 or Jak & Daxter vein? Well, then The Last Tinker is the game for you. You play as a boy named Koru who must stop a dark force known as The Bleakness from destroying Colortown. So yes, this is a 3D platformer where you’re literally fighting against the scourge of grey-brown grittiness. How can you not love that?