Trine 2 (Xbox 360, PS3, PC) (Reviewed on Xbox 360)
Developer: Frozenbyte
Publisher: Atlus
Release date: December 20th, 2011
Price: $14.99

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Score: 7/10

A look at Trine 2 may set your aesthetic wheels spinning. Its crisp, chromatic visuals could be mistaken for a living painting, if one whose physics demand notice rather than quiet contemplation.

Juxtaposing aesthetics are the varied gameplay roles of its fantasy hero trio, which create an interesting play between environmental interaction, player mechanics and level progression. But how does this vivid puzzle-platformer’s baroque artistry strike a balance with practical puzzle-solving? Read on.

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