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Retro Platformer JumpJet Rex Now Available DRM Free From Desura

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JumpJet Rex by developer TreeFortress Games left Early Access on Steam last month, and is now also available DRM free from Desura.

The game runs on Unity and initially had some issues on Linux. According to reports on the Steam forums though, these problems seem to have been fixed for those affected by them.

On the content side, both easy, extra hard and speedrunner modes have been added to the game, along with several new collectibles to fill your base with. Another very welcome addition is the local co-op mode, which supports up to four players. I can see myself playing this game with my wife and friends on a future Steam Machine.

About the game (Official)

JumpJet Rex is a punishing, old school 2-D platformer where players take control of a Tyrannosaurus Rex with extraterrestrial jump boots to save dino-kind from extinction by a
giant asteroid.

As Rex, players will jump, drop and dash through more than 40 challenging levels and race against the clock to not only preserve life during the Mesozoic era, but also prove their platforming prowess against other dino enthusiasts.

Players can explore the galaxy and unlock new worlds alone or team up with a friend in co-op mode, where players will need to coordinate movements to get past challenges.

As mentioned, the game is available both from Steam and DRM free from Desura. Article taken from
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Pit 20 May, 2015
Cool. That's the kind of News I love :D
No instant buy though - at least in the trailer, the music was (for me) on the nerve-racking side, so given the price tag I probably rather wait for a bundle/summer sale.... (or a demo version to judge myself)
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