Ivy the Kiwi?
is a Platform Game
for the Nintendo DS
and the Wii
, developed by Yuji Naka, the creator of the original Sonic the Hedgehog
game and published by XSEED Games
. You play as Ivy, a newborn bird (presumably a kiwi, but the question mark in the title makes one wonder) who has been separated from her mother. Ivy is not controlled directly; instead the player must create ramps, slingshots, roadblocks and the like out of vines for her using the stylus or remote.
This game plays very much like a throwback to the golden years of gaming, with very little plot and straightforward 2D platforming gameplay.
This game provides examples of: