Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News

dtoid   |   japanator   |   flixist   |   tomopop   |   store



Jack the Reaper feels like a long-lost SNES plaftormer


Highly reminiscent of Kirby

It's one thing to look like a Super Nintendo title, but Jack the Reaper from Dream's Bell checks all of the right boxes: style, sound, gameplay, and even the opening cinematic feel like the mid-'90s in concentrated form. This work-in-progress Windows title stars a chibi reaper who can change abilities not unlike Kirby. Grab the extensive demo here! You'll be glad you did.

While there are some pending issues -- most notably, the movement doesn't feel quite right to me -- this is worth checking out in its current state and should be worth watching as it progresses further. I'm hoping Dream's Bell can stick with development, continuing to polish Jack the Reaper into the game it deserves to be.

[Via IndieGames -- Thanks, Dave]

The article continues below. Login to skip ads, get faster mobile, and dibs on betas


Jordan DevoreCo-EIC // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts10721Posts1Blogs 14Following162Followers308

Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst... more


On Destructoid: Jack the Reaper   (0)   From our game database:

  • More related stories
    #demos #Freebies #Indie #PC #Platform games


    Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
    to view and post comments.

     Login with Twitter

     Login with Dtoid

    Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

    Sorry for the extra step!