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platformer Line breaks: plat|form¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈplatfɔːmə/

Definition of platformer in English:

noun

Informal term for platform game.
Example sentences
  • The game plays like a truly evolved platformer, but shouldn't be tagged a platformer.
  • It depends whether it's a driving game, a shoot ‘em up, a strategy game or a platformer.
  • The Lost Expedition is an adventure and a platformer in one.

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