Rayman® Legends is a new sequel of the restarted Rayman franchise by Ubisoft. In this platform action game, you play as a fictional character named Rayman and sometimes as two of his friends Globox and Teency. The universe of the game got conquered by the army of nightmares, so you have to help guys to save their world and get back to rest. You can download Rayman® Legends for your PS3, PS4, and PS Vita.
Graphics – 5/5
Rayman® Legends game is powered by the proprietary UbiArt Framework. The style of the original franchise that was released in 1995 is fully preserved, though the game looks very fresh. All animations are also borrowed from the original, but look incredibly smooth.
Gameplay – 5/5
Rayman® Legends gameplay consists of several classic parts. Your primary mission is to clear fable worlds from crowds of creatures from nightmares. You have to hop over multiple obstacles, punch enemies, collect lumes for purchases, and complete challenges in quest-rooms. You can change to ways of completing the game. Developers decided to provide all levels of the game unlocked from the very beginning, so you may try to complete them discordantly. However, the difficulty of levels is different, so it’s advisable to be consistent.
The scheme of the Rayman® Legends arcade game presents a sequence of levels. After completing massive exploration-oriented stages, you enter quick dynamic events that include chases or boss-fights. Every world has a musical coda-level in which you have to perform action following the rhythm of the music. Developers used famous licensed compositions like Black Betty or Eye of the Tiger by Survivor.
Controls – 5/5
The test of inputs for PC, Wii U, Xbox One and PS4 for this Rayman® Legends review showed that the gamepad input is the most convenient option. The pleasure from play is comparable to that back in 1995 on PlayStation 1.
Replay Value – 5/5
Rayman® Legends full game includes 5 main chapters and 1 bonus world that present 120 levels. You can play the game in solo mode or local cooperative mode with up to 5 players. The cool feature is that you can connect your PS Vita to PS3 of PS4 and control Murphy using the touchscreen.
The Bottom Line
Rayman® Legends is one of the greatest platform franchises of all times. Developers from Ubisoft Montpellier managed to preserve the original atmosphere of the game and implicated many classic features in combination with a few new mechanics. This chapter is recommended to all fans of platformers and Rayman universe. You will like the game even if you haven’t played it before, because it’s incredibly charming.
Download Rayman® Legends to experience one of the best platform action games in history. It stands in one line with Supermeat Boy, Super Mario Bros, Braid, and Sonic.
- Cool refreshed graphics preserve classic atmosphere
- Upgraded original mechanics
- 120 immersive levels, mini-games, and multiplayer events
- Up to 5 players in local and online cooperative mode
- Long loading of quick online play
- It’s too easy at the beginning