August 21st, 2012 | By Arsen Nazaryan
Perhaps some of you remember the announcement of Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe back in December of 2011 or maybe you have forgotten about it by now. Either way, this is good news — and some good indie game eye candy — as Andrew Morrish has published some awesome new screenshots for the upcoming PC release and they look mighty fine. What exactly is Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe? Well, it’s a game that seemingly combines several things we love: platforming, shooting, and Tetris-like match-3 gameplay mechanics.
Its first iteration, entitled Super Puzzle Platformer, is Flash-based and playable for free in your web browser (CAUTION: It might take you a few minutes or hours, because it can get uncomfortably addicting). I recommend that before you try it, you finish doing whatever else it is you have to do. That’s what I’m doing now: Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe is a bigger, badder, and more wholesome version of the original Flash-based concoction, adding things such as multiplayer, new levels, obstacles, characters, guns, and more. Its pixelated and colorful art design bears resemblance to Super Crate Box, but that’s not to take away from its very own unique twist in the match-3 department.
Slated for a PC release, one must wonder where else the game will end up, because it deserves to be iOS and Steam-bound, at the very least. Its multiplayer components (and hopefully achievements and leaderboard support) should fit right at home with Steam and Game Center, but thus far Morrish has only confirmed the game for PC. Stay tuned on this one, it’s going to be a whole lot of fun. Here’s proof: