n+ is a Platforming game available on the DS 360. It can be played in Cooperative modes.
n+ is a Platforming game. Platform games task you with getting from point A to point B. The world you journey through is usually based on different levels, and populated with enemies, switches and lifts to be negotiated. As you work through each level you pick up various collectables that accrue score, special abilities and access to hidden areas.
n+ can be played in a Cooperative mode. Cooperative Multiplayer games provide an experience that is played symaltaneously by multiple players. Unlike the simple arena competitive multiplayer style games where players try to kill the most enemies, true co-operative games are designed to take a group of players through a campaign experience together. This will involve sections where players have to work together to proceed - either from the sheer difficulty as in Halo 3 on 360 or by the design of levels such as LittleBigPlanet on PS3.
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n+ DS is an unforgiving 2D platformer with a stick-figure protagonist and stark art style. But while it may superficially resemble something from the 1980s, n+ isn't very retro at all.
What could be more 1980s than ninjas and merciless platform games? Add a Duran Duran soundtrack and you would have the perfect nostalgia package.
You may think platform games these days are all about inventing new interactions, about gorgeous high polygon interactions and about complex puzzles. These things are in the mix for sure, but it's not until you encounter the streamlined restrained experience of the likes of n+ that you really start to understand the attraction of these types of games.
With n+'s imminent arrival on DS and PSP after a sparkling success on the 360, we thought it was high time to revisit this classic platform game. n+ DS has had some sensible tweaks to difficulty to suite the more casual market, and some graphical clean up for its smaller screens. Each version includes both a level editor mode and impressive multiplayer action. But enough of the trivialities, let's dig into the game proper.
n+ is one of the first popular web games to hit the DS. Something of an online phenomenon, it started life as N on PC's web browsers before being released as n+ 360. The circle is now squared with its release on PSP and (the game in hand today) DS.
Platform games task you with getting from point A to point B. The world you journey through is usually based on different levels, and populated with enemies, switches and lifts to be negotiated. As you work through each level you pick up various collectables that accrue score, special abilities and access to hidden areas.
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