Rico - Lite

Rico - Lite


(3 stars)


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10,000 - 50,000 downloads

  • Pixelated graphics
  • Storyline
  • Upgrades
  • Items and characters skills
  • Needs more levels
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Expert's Review

"Pixelated story"

Reviewed by / Nov 30, 2012

Rico is a pixelated platformer an interesting plot

Rico and Nameless are brothers representing Evil and Good, as a pixelated version of Cain and Abel. An eternal struggle that got unbalanced when Rico (the black evil brother) took Nameless' powers away. You embody Nameless (the white good brother) in the crusade to recover his powers.

Thus, you will have to run across the levels, jump over obstacles, climb mountains, explore caves, swim through water... and many more. Depending on the difficulty level you choose, falling will hurt or not, you'll have endless lives or not. Select the one you think you're able to beat and be ready to fly with a jetpack, hop on moving platforms and jump over acid pits.

Game's difficulty increases after each level, so you better find upgrades to boost your skills or there'll be no way to surpass new challenges. There are four difficulty levels and 8 levels (more are included in the full version).

If you're a pixels lover, you're going to freak out with this game. You can even count them on your fingers. Controls are basic: two direction arrows and a button for jumping. That's it. Good game.

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Developer's original description available here
Rico is an old school jump'n'run game!
Run across the levels, jump over obstacles, climb mountains, explore caves, swim through water
Collect crystals throughout each level
Avoid mines, acid pits and various deadly enemies along the way
Find upgrades to get abilities like high jump or wall climbing
Reach magic stones to activate checkpoints
Find and use weapons to combat enemies
Fly with a jetpack
Face off against enemies in epic boss battles
Find hidden areas
Hop on moving platforms

4 difficulty levels to keep you challenged
8 playable levels (more in the full version)

If you like platformers, you'll love Rico!

Recently changed in this version

Enlarged cutscenes for higher-resolution devices
New app icon

Minor gameplay changes
General bugfixes

Fixed crash on older devices... sorry! :)

New additional music track!
Parallax scrolling clouds
4 savegame slots (old saves will be converted)
Ability to erase a savegame
Small bug fixes and performance improvements

Keyboard support for devices like the Transformer

Performance improvements

New graphics! Hope you like them! :-) If not, tell me!

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Comments and ratings for Rico - Lite
  • (48)

    by Dakota Clewis on 17/06/2014

    I haven't been able to fine a game as fun as this in a long time! I would buy the full version but all I can do now is give the rating it deserves! Great job!

  • (48)

    by Chad Robertson on 28/05/2014

    I dig this. Simple, but not lame. Definitely grabbing the full version :).

  • (48)

    by Moisés Peláez on 13/05/2014

    It kinda made me feel like i was playing metroid

  • (48)

    by Juel Lee on 24/04/2014

    this games rocks but just realized I have to pay to play lol I'm buying it though well worth it

  • (48)

    by Jason Taylor on 19/02/2014

    Love it. Takes me back to the old zx spectrum days

  • (48)

    by Trevor Adams on 16/02/2014

    Tried based on high score, after 4 levels seems like just a boring low "collect the things" budget platformer with a placeholder plot. Do not see appeal.

  • (48)

    by Hank HIll on 12/02/2014


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