Tag Archive: Platformer


Otherwise great platformer is virtually unplayable in VR Mode [Reviews]

Let me say this up front: Space Box is a fantastic game. It’s challenging, fun, and has some really great mechanics and art. And if you have a set of virtual-reality goggles to plunk your iPhone into, you can even play it hands-free in 3-D using head-tracking controls. And that’s where it runs into some […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Lovable platformer Leo’s Fortune gets a holiday sale

In a very strong year for iOS games, inventive platformer Leo’s Fortune was one of my undisputed favorites — a game that Cult of Mac described in its review as “one of the most beautiful iOS games” we’d seen in…Read more ›

iOS platformer Goblin Sword takes us back to the 8-bit glory days

I’m a massive fan of nostalgic 2-D platformers, so the sight of Goblin Sword has me buzzing. An entirely new iOS action platforming game, the title nonetheless borrows its inspiration from classic 8-bit platformers of the NES era of gaming,…Read more ›

Sometimes You Die Is The Latest ‘Brilliant, Minimalist Platformer You Must Play’ [Review]

What are you doing? Sometimes You Die by Philipp Stollenmayer Category: iOS Games Works With: iPhone, iPad Price: $ 1.99 You would tell yourself, “I am reading a review for Sometimes You Die.” You take it for granted that I am…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Super Hexagon Creator Is Bringing Classic Platformer VVVVVV To iOS

Terry Cavanaugh is one of the more talented developers in indie game development right now, with his famously difficult game Super Hexagon taking one of our top picks for 2012 Game Of The Year. One of Cavanaugh’s previous games was…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Recently Greenlit Steam Game Teslagrad Is One Pretty Puzzle Platformer [PAX 2013]

Teslagrad_Banner_CitySEATTLE, PAX 2013 – As we walked around the show floor at Penny Arcade this year, our attention was drawn to a beautifully hand-drawn platform game playing on a Wii U in one corner of the more independent gaming section of the expo. Called Teslagrad, this is a 2D puzzle platformer with action elements that […]

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