Max is a young boy, and like most boys he loves to draw.
One day he gets a mysterious marker in the mail. There is no letter attached - only the plain orange marker. Max decides to test it right away, sits down and starts drawing. He draws a monster but as soon as he finishes the lines on the paper start moving and to Max's great surprise the monster runs off the paper and into another drawing. Max realizes that he has to stop the monster, so he draws himself on the same drawing that the monster is in and immediately finds himself inside the drawing......
Run, Jump, Think, Draw! Max & the Magic Marker is a physics-based 2D puzzle platformer, in which the player controls the boy Max and his Magic Marker. While you guide Max in good old platforming fun, the marker provides the game's signature feature: everything the player draws directly inside the gameworld becomes a physical object. This feature is used to complete levels and overcome challenges but it also provides the player with a unique tool that in itself is fun to play around with.
Press Play's Max and the Magic Marker is a game many of us have been excited about ever since the first trailer and screenshots burst onto the WiiWare scene. Now it's been released in PAL regions, and the Danish developers have kindly gifted me a copy for this review. The...read full review
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