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Trine 2: Director's Cut
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12-08-2012

Trine 2: Director's Cut

When Trine 2 was initially released, I was excited to check it out on Xbox Live Arcade as I had heard many good things about the first one and its open-ended, puzzle-platformer gameplay. Unfortunately, as much I was entranced by the beautiful graphics and character-swapping mechanic, I quickly learned that the console versions were really not the way to go -- the floaty physics and the need to manipulate objects in the environment made for a very frustrating time.

I can't speak for the PC or Mac versions of Trine 2, since I never had a chance to actually see how improved the controls might be with a mouse and keyboard, but I can certainly tell you that the recently released Wii U version is an absolute joy to play on the hybridized Wii U GamePad, floaty physics be damned.

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