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Articles tagged with "Platform Games"

Android App Video Review: Sleepwalker's Journey

After being knocked from your sleeping place on the crescent moon, our protagonist begins sleepwalking back towards it. It's up to the player to keep this unknowing fool alive by manipulating the environment around him as he walks. This includes but isn't limited to: Moving platforms and ramps, turn ... Full Article »

December 28, 2012 4:25pm

Android App Video Review: Oscura

You are Oscura, the guardian of a special lighthouse. This lighthouse keeps all the dark forces in the world at bay, and one day, the light is shattered and scattered about the world. Now, it's up to you to restore the light bit by bit, and the horrific creatures of darkness will be there to stop yo ... Full Article »

December 22, 2012 2:00pm

Platforming shooter Project 83113 is locked and loaded

Project 83113 places you in the shoes of a four-pawed feline named Belle (code named Project 83113). While there’s something disarming about cutesy creatures strapped with guns, Project 83113 packs enough heat and should not be underestimated. Developers NCsoft, combines two popular genres on mob ... Full Article »

July 9, 2012 2:05pm

Android App Video Review: Thief Lupin!

The set up involves the King of Thieves sending out a letter of challenge to all the greatest thieves in the world, asking that they climb various tower structures to collect all the treasures that lie within. The gameplay is simple one button platforming goodness. Every floor of a tower changes the ... Full Article »

June 22, 2012 3:03pm

Gunman Clive puts a bullet into terrible platformers

Platforming and onscreen controls. Those two words are enough to make hardcore mobile gamers cringe. Like first person shooters, platform games on smartphones are often atrocious or merely mediocre. Only a few select titles have managed to rise above the shoddy controls. Developer Bertil Hörberg br ... Full Article »

June 16, 2012 3:30pm

Android App Video Review: CheeseMan

I will come right out and admit my slight bias. The game is very clearly inspired by Super Meat Boy (SMB) on the Xbox LIVE Arcade and PC, which is one of my favorite platformers ever. The devs are not shy about this fact either. They thank Team Meat in the opening logo splashes and Meat Boy and Dr. ... Full Article »

June 3, 2012 10:52am

CheeseMan is addictive and lots of fun

I've played a lot of phone platformers in my day, but few really grab me and keep me coming back for more. CheeseMan, though, is one of those. It's horrendously addictive, because it can be very difficult while still maintaining a fun factor. In CheeseMan, your objective is clear: survive the journ ... Full Article »

May 22, 2012 3:30pm

Crank Wind-up Knight for a good time on your Android

Some games deliver instant gratification like a scratch ticket for the lottery: what you see is what you get. Other games work like the stock market, where the more you invest the greater your potential return. Wind-up Knight requires investment to maximize your fun. Mostly, you need time, but if yo ... Full Article »

November 10, 2011 3:00pm

Droid Odyssey Android game more than just a Mario twin

Don't let the stone pillars, ever-moving platforms and coin-like pickups fool you. Droid Odyssey is much more than a port of Mario Brothers. This game (currently in beta/testing) offers a familiar platformer experience, but adds a series of increasingly difficult physics-based puzzles to solve. Tha ... Full Article »

December 28, 2010 1:43pm

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