Welcome to the first edition of a new feature we’re trying, Vagary Plays. These videos highlight the gameplay of new and interesting titles. In today’s video, we take a look at the characters of Dustforce, an indie platformer from Hitbox Team, released in January.
Playing the game conjures thoughts of Super Meat Boy, League of Evil, and other diabolically difficult, retro-inspired jumping games. What makes this one stand out, though, is the fluidity with which you control your character. You’ll run along ceilings upside down, wall jump, double-jump, and generally flow through each level. Also you get to bear up small animals and angry rocks. Did I mention you play a janitor? That too.
Have you played Dustforce? What did you think?