2017 seems to be the year of the platforming genre! Over the past few months, we've witnessed a great resurgence of beloved mascots. From Mario to Sonic the Hedgehog, each is coming back with new or reimagined adventures and quests for the modern era. And while many of these will bring a hefty dose of nostalgia with them, each is looking to redefine themselves for a new generation of gamers in some way, shape, or form.
Some releases we have come to expect, while others have come completely out of nowhere (we're looking at you, Crash Bandicoot).
Here are the platforming games that you should be looking out for this year!