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Rayman Origins  



You should be paying attention to Rayman Origins


7:00 PM on 11.08.2011



Rayman Origins is out next week. Sadly, yet understandably, there isn't a noticeable buzz surrounding the title -- certainly not at the level of productivity-enders Modern Warfare 3 and Skyrim.

It is a full-priced 2D platformer, which rubs some people the wrong way. However, and I can't stress this enough, I'm not going to be surprised if Rayman Origins ends up being my favorite game of 2011, based on what I've played of it so far. Fan of classic Rayman or not, you owe it to yourself to try the demo.

It's pretty much happiness incarnate. Conrad will have the review up before the game hits store shelves. It's not too late to get this one on your radar.








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5:00 PM on 05.17.2012
Rayman Origins 3DS demo celebrated in trailer

As you may already be aware, a demo for the 3DS version of Rayman Origins became available as part of today's Nintendo eShop update. Ubisoft wanted to make sure that you found out, so they passed along this trailer. The...more



4:30 PM on 03.29.2012
Rayman Origins out today for PC via digital distribution

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10:00 AM on 03.01.2012
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12:00 PM on 02.14.2012
Review: Rayman Origins (Vita)

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2:30 PM on 11.15.2011
PSA: Rayman Origins is out in stores today!

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10:00 PM on 11.10.2011
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8:00 PM on 11.10.2011
Review: Rayman Origins

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6:30 PM on 10.21.2011
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