Interplay put out a fair few “claymation” games in their time, of varying degrees of quality!
One that was on the slightly better end of things was Claymates, an inventive and enjoyable side-scrolling platformer with some interesting level design and some peculiar mechanics.
Check it out in the video below, and don’t forget to subscribe on YouTube for more!
Okay. Let’s talk about how this game looks, because it’s a real highlight of the experience.
One of the things I really like about the Nintendo of the Wii U and Switch generations in particular is the fact that they’ve demonstrated themselves to not be afraid of experimenting with aesthetics and overall style — though there’s a certain amount of internal consistency there, too.
Specifically, it’s all about Nintendo’s desire to make interactive experiences that are as much “toys” as they are “games”. And Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush is a great example of this at work.
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