Yooka Laylee and the Impossible Lair Critics Review RoundUp

October 9, 2019 at 9:34 AM in Digital Download News with no comments
Yooka Laylee and the Impossible Lair

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Yooka and Laylee are back with a new game! Previously announced in June, Yooka Laylee and the Impossible Lair is now available. The game comes with rich visuals with great depth and detail. Everything looks beautiful, realized in 2.5D graphics. If you are wanting to know what the critics think of the game, then you’ve come to the right place, as we have for you a review roundup.

But before all that you can go ahead and check out the games launch trailer below:

GameSpot- 6/10

“The Impossible Lair is definitely a better attempt at capturing the magic of platformers than Yooka-Laylee’s first crack at it, but it’s still not remarkable.”

-Alessandro Barbosa

Destructoid- 7/10

“Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair neatly captures the essence of Yooka-Laylee and reimagines it as a new type of game.”

-Brett Makedonski

Wccftech- 8/10

“Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is an extremely enjoyable 2.5D platform game that features a familiar experience and some very interesting ideas for the overworld map.”

-Francesco De Meo

Nintendo Life- 9/10

“Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is a fantastic sophomore effort that pays tribute to Rare’s past and establishes Playtonic as one of the UK’s most exciting studios”.

-Chris Scullion

PcWorld.com- 6/10

“The Impossible Lair is, despite the name, a shockingly easy undertaking outside its final challenge.”

-Hayden Dingman

IGN- 8.7/10

“Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is an excellent 2D platformer full of surprises and delights for fans nostalgic for the glory days of the genre.”

-David Jagneaux

Well there you have it, the game comes with mixed reviews, some saying that the game lacks innovation or even the charm of the earlier Yooka Laylee games. On the other hand, some critics are saying that the game is like Donkey Kong Country which is a fun and entertaining game.

Yooka Laylee and the Impossible Lair is now available for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.