10 brilliant freeware platformers


Ever since Mario, Sonic and Rayman conquered the alluring 3rd dimension, the more traditional 2d platformers were sadly confined to the tiny screens of handhelds. Well, not anymore! The PC is now the welcoming home of a new -more dangerous- kind of platformer: the freeware one. Independent Gaming, an excellent blog specializing in free and indy games, has proven the point by compiling a list showing off the Top 10 freeware platformers of 2006. All of them are brilliant, all of them are 2d, all of them have a certain retro-feel, all of them are reviewed, all of them were created equal, but A Game About a Kitty 2: Darkside Adventures is definitely more equal…