"You don't want to play as Rayman?" the Ubisoft demonstrator asked. "Most people go right for him." I explained that I identified more with his shambling, big-mouthed galoot of a partner, Globox.
Off we went through the Glade in Rayman Origins, a game that began as a downloadable title, hit a delay in late 2010, and emerged at E3 as a full retail game, and justifiably so. The 2D side-scrolling platformer will offer 60 richly illustrated levels when it releases during the holidays, instead of the original plan to parcel them out as episodic content.