Game: “Guacamelee”

What’s for Lunchadore? – Guacamelee! Review

Our Rating
out of 5.0

This game was reviewed on the PlayStation 3. It isn’t very often that Mexican culture is presented in a positive light in videogames. In fact, the last game that I can remember playing that didn’t focus on gangs, drug-running and/or widespread poverty was Grim Fandago, and that game was released in 1998. Funnily enough, Toronto’s Drinkbox Studios brings us Guacamelee!   – taking on a similar Day of the Dead theme, with a heavy dose of… Read On »


posted April 12, 2013 - 8:56 am in by


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Guacamelee! is a Metroid-vania style action-platformer set in a magical Mexican inspired world. The game draws its inspiration from traditional Mexican culture and folklore, and features many interesting and unique characters. Guacamelee builds upon the classic open-world Metroid-vania style of games, by adding a strong melee combat component, a new dimension switching mechanic, and cooperative same-screen multiplayer for the entire story. The game also blurs the boundaries between combat and platforming by making many of the moves useful… Read On »