Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe Review

Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe Logo from Developer Website

*Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file-names.

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Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe* gameplay from the Video Games and the Bible YouTube channel:

Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe (SPPD) is one of the best examples I can give of gameplay distilled to its purest form.

Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe Screenshot 1 from Steam Store Page

Blocks fall from the top of the screen (ala Tetris) and players destroy them in groups to earn points and Block Bits. Catching enough Block Bits gives you the chance to grab giant jewels (unlocking new levels) or invincibility-granting stars.

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Walking on spikes with invincibility…

As you survive waves of falling blocks and various hazards, you’ll “Level Up.” This grants you more power and high-score opportunities, but also increases the speed and overall difficulty of the game.

Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe Screenshot 2 from Steam Store Page

Super Puzzle Plaformer Deluxe developer Andrew Morrish appears to have mastered the art of “game feel.” Small details like the screen shaking when blocks fall or lines are cleared give a noticeable weight and consequence to your actions.

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A massive combo results in an accordingly massive screen shake.

A steep learning curve eventually leads the player from frustration to an incredible sense of reward.

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Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe has many secrets to reveal including 8 additional unlockable characters and 18 hardcore puzzle-platforming challenges.

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Duel Wield–the masked gunner.

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This Fire Spinner challenge didn’t end well…

Conclusion:

Although I highly recommend Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe for its refined gameplay mechanics, the following Potential Concerns may give some Christian gamers pause.

Potential Concerns:

The final boss is named “Beelzeblock” (a reference to Beelzebub, one of the biblical names for the Devil). Upon defeating Beelzeblock, you unlock a playable character named “Beelzeblock Jr.”

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Beelzeblock

Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe Little Devil from Steam Community Screenshot by Homicidal_Kitty

Beelzeblock Jr.

Grabbing stars causes you to flash rainbow-colors and become invincible.

The Haunted Mansion level contains skeletons and ghosts for players to contend with:

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Buy Now! (PC)

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About Nelson

Writer, amateur #gamedev, and Founder o' Video Games and the Bible. My interviews bring the boys to the yard. Featured from Kotaku to Rock Paper Shotgun. Dropsy.
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