Dandara (video game)

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Dandara
Dandara video game cover.jpg
Developer(s)Long Hat House
Publisher(s)Raw Fury
Composer(s)Thommaz Kauffmann
Platform(s)Android, iOS, Linux, macOS, Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Release6 February 2018
Genre(s)Platformer, Metroidvania
Mode(s)Single-player

Dandara is a 2D platformer and Metroidvania game developed by Long Hat House and published by Raw Fury.

Gameplay[edit]

Dandara is a 2D platformer and Metroidvania game.[1] Players take control of the eponymous protagonist who traverses the game's world by warping between white surfaces.[1] The game is based on the Brazilian figure Dandara.[2]

Development and release[edit]

Dandara was developed by Brazilian studio Long Hat House and published by Raw Fury.[3][1] The game was released for Android, iOS, Linux, macOS, Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on 6 February 2018.[4][5][6]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
AggregatorScore
Metacritic(iOS) 81/100[7]
(NS) 72/100[8]
(PC) 70/100[9]
Review scores
PublicationScore
Edge5/10[10]
GameSpot7/10[2]
PC Gamer (UK)68/100[1]
TouchArcade(iOS) 5/5 stars[11]

Reception towards Dandara was generally mixed, leaning towards positive. It was better accepted in publications centered towards mobile platforms, showing its origins as a touchscreen-first game.[7][9][8]

The game was nominated for "Portable Game of the Year" at the D.I.C.E. Awards.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Prescott, Shaun (7 February 2018). "Dandara review". PC Gamer. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b McShea, Tom (7 February 2018). "Dandara Review: Off The Wall". GameSpot. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  3. ^ Riendeau, Danielle (6 February 2018). "'Dandara' Is Yet Another Gorgeous 2D Platformer, But Plays Unlike Any Other". Waypoint. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  4. ^ Walker, John (8 February 2018). "Dandara puts a fresh new idea in very familiar settings". Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  5. ^ Wilson, Tony (6 February 2018). "Top New Game Releases This Week On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC -- February 4–10". GameSpot. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  6. ^ Sowden, Emily (6 February 2018). "'Kingdom: New Lands' publisher's metroidvania Dandara is out now on iOS and Android and it looks stunning". Pocket Gamer. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Dandara for iPhone/iPad Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Dandara for Switch Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  9. ^ a b "Dandara for PC Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Dandara". Edge (317): 122. April 2018.
  11. ^ Tylwalk, Nick (6 February 2018). "'Dandara' Review – Gravity-Defying Goodness". TouchArcade. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  12. ^ Makuch, Eddie (10 January 2019). "God Of War, Spider-Man Lead DICE Awards; Here's All The Nominees". GameSpot. Retrieved 14 January 2019.

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