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Why are Developers Incapable of Creating Good 3D Platformers?

WHAT IS WRONG WITH 3D PLATFORMERS? Platformers have been a staple of the video game industry ever since its inception. Mario, Sonic, Banjo Kazooie, Megaman, the list of video game mascots specifically from platformers goes on and on. Pretty much every major console in history has had a platform game that has either tried to create a new mascot or breathe new life into an existing one. For example, we have Mario (Nintendo consoles), Sonic (multiplatform), Crash Bandicoot (PlayStation), and then we have games like Pitfall and Rayman that began life on the Atari consoles. If we look through history, most of these mascots originated in 2D and then eventually moved into 3D as time went on and popularity rose. […]