NFG Summary:Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition is a vibrant and immersive action-platformer that seamlessly blends traditional Mexican culture and folklore into its gameplay. With its innovative dimension switching mechanic and engaging melee combat, this Metroid-vania style game offers an exciting and unique experience. The addition of cooperative same-screen multiplayer further enhances the enjoyment, making it a must-play for fans of both combat and platforming genres.

Categories: Metroidvania
Meta Score: 87
Store: Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition (Price: $ 14,03)
User Score: 77.0
Platform: PlayStation 4, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch
Publisher Names: DrinkBox Studios
Support Language: English, French, Italian, German, Portuguese – Brazil, Spanish – Latin America
Publish Date: 2014-07-01

PC Requirements:


  • OS: Windows 7, 8, XP, 2000 and Vista
  • Processor: 2 Ghz+
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: Shader Model 3.0, 512 MB VRAM
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 800 MB available space
  • Additional Notes: Supports Xbox 360 Controller and other XInput-compatible controllers


Guacamelee! is a Metroid-vania style action-platformer set in a magical Mexican inspired world. The game draws its inspiration from traditional Mexican culture and folklore, and features many interesting and unique characters. Guacamelee builds upon the classic open-world Metroid-vania style of games, by adding a strong melee combat component, a new dimension switching mechanic, and cooperative same-screen multiplayer for the entire story. The game also blurs the boundaries between combat and platforming by making many of the moves useful and necessary for both of these.

Positive Comment(s)

If you miss retro side-scrollers, or simply like guacamole, this game is a must play.95Gamers’ Temple
Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition takes one of the best games last year and makes it better.94COGconnected
Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition isn’t a vapid rebranding or a blatant cash-in, but a welcome infusion of the original game with new areas, monsters, and bundled-in DLC.91IGN
With new content, minor balancing and smart new formula tweaks, Drinkbox has managed to improve their already fantastic Mexican Metroidvania title.90Hardcore Gamer
An improved, expanded, more complete version of the game that delighted us last year.90PlayStation Universe
Guacamelee was great first time around and Drinkbox have taken something fantastic and improved on it even more this time with this release.90Gamestyle
A must-have for every video gamer.90Eurogamer Italy
The adventure of Juan is better than ever. If you’ve already played, the additions are not particularly relevant, but if you don’t, it’s the best opportunity to do so.85Vandal
This is a really fun action-platform game with an amazing combat system and visual style.853DJuegos
It has some big difficulty spikes, but overall Guacamelee is still a very fun time.85ZTGD

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