Gaming Fact of the Day

By: Geoff Calver
 

Most Critically Acclaimed 3D Platformer

The record for best critical reception for a 3D platformer is held by Super Mario Galaxy, with an outstanding 97.26% and 97% from GameRankings and Metacritic, respectively. The game was praised for its gravity-bending level design and for staying true to the series’ nostalgic roots.


* Thanks to Guinness World Records, which provides us with our Gaming Facts of the Day. Their latest book, which the facts come from, is 2010 Guinness World Records – Gamer’s Edition, which is available now.