This is my next “Let’s Play” video of Super Meat Boy.
This series highlights high quality games I recommend to you as a parent. These are games that your gamer may enjoy with content you will approve.
Hello, my name is Eric Rogers from parentinggamers.com and this is my “Let’s Play” video of Super Meat Boy. In this series of videos, I am playing different games that I recommend to you as a parent. These are high quality games your gamer will enjoy with content you will approve.
So let’s play Super Meat Boy.
Super Meat Boy is a hard-as-nails platformer. The player plays as Meat Boy, a red square of meat trying to save his girlfriend Bandage Girl from Dr. Fetus. He runs and jumps to avoid obstacles like pits, spikes, spinning blades, and other things trying to kill him.
Here you get an idea of the gameplay. As you can see, Meat Boy can jump off and slide down walls. This mechanic, while seemingly simple, allows the developers to create some extremely difficult level. The levels you see here are purposefully simple to help the player learn the controls.
The thing that makes Super Meat Boy great even though it is difficult is how quickly the player can try again when he fails. As you can see here, I died several times on this level. Each time, I was back up and playing again extremely quickly. This helps keep the frustration level down because failure does not set you back that far.
Another cool thing this games does is give you a replay of all the attempts you made when you complete a level. It is not uncommon to try 50 times or more on later levels, which can make this replay pretty cool to watch.
Super Meat Boy is one of my favorite games. It is currently sitting at the top of my Steam library as the game I have played the most. That being said, it is not for everyone. It’s difficulty can make it more frustrating than fun for some. But, if you gamer likes hard games and likes a challenge, it is a great one.
Super Meat Boy is rated T, which is the equivalent of a PG-13 movie rating. It is available on the PC, Mac, Linux, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita.
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