Flappy Bird is no longer playable on devices with iOS 11 installed

If like the millions out there you have been waiting to get iOS 11, you will be glad to hear that it’s finally here! However, we have some bad news for those who have Flappy Bird installed on their devices! The tap-to-play game will not be compatible to newly updated smartphones and tablets. The developer has expressed his unwillingness to provide yet another patch and he also stated the he was ready to say goodbye to the popular game! What are your thoughts about this situation? Comment below and remember to keep playing!

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King Rabbit has a brand-new DLC

Another update has been released for King Rabbit! You heard it, the puzzle platformer is now even better and it’s all thanks to RareSloth’s efforts to meet players’ needs. Just like its predecessors, the latest Diamond Collection adds new levels to the game and it can be unlocked for $1.99 only. However, players who have already purchased the past three DLCs will get this one for free. Watch the newly released trailer for an idea of what’s now on offer!

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Jutsu: an original platformer that brings pixel art back in trend

If like me, you are also a huge platformer game fan, you have certainly subscribed to hundreds of blogs and other gaming news providers till date! That’s pretty normal practice as this helps us keep track of the latest releases, updates and other important announcements. In the past weeks, we heard about the launch of hundreds of freshly developed games. However, Pixel Stomper’s new title is one that has surprised us all!

The app is called Jutsu and it’s out there to revive memories of retro titles that we once enjoyed as kids. To be frank, Jutsu seems to be an all-rounder among those of its kind! It comes with smooth touch controls, a captivating gameplay, thrilling background music & sound, and an overall concept that’s very attractive. Once in-game, players will get to help a ninja; one that’s as active as any of those that we might have earlier encountered.

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The character will be seen in a grey suit and he will be equipped to fight fierce bosses as he goes through the 100 levels. That’s right, over a hundred rounds will have to be completed; these will be distributed across five awesome worlds. Monsters, traps and obstacles of all sorts will also be of the party! This looks like an app that platformer game fans like you shouldn’t miss; visit a local App Store now!

For additional details and a better idea of what to expect, the trailer can be viewed on the developer’s official YouTube channel. Check it out and once tested, remember to drop by to share your thoughts about it all. Enjoy!

Spin Addict: auto-running platformer thrills for mobile

It’s nothing to do with the Fidget Spinner, but it certainly has the potential to be as addictive! That’s Spin Addict and it’s a mobile game that can now be downloaded from your local App Store. The app comes with an auto-running platform gameplay; free-to-play for those with an iOS smartphone or tablet. Beautiful graphics, responsive controls and great sound have all been combined to deliver a superb experience. You can check the title’s trailer for a better idea of what’s in reserve and once tested, do remember to drop us a comment!

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Classic platformer thrills with Pauli’s Adventure Island

There is no stopping for the platformer genre and if there is a game that keeps inspiring developers around the globe it will have to be the one and only, Super Mario! The latter’s influence on this particular genre is undeniable, and in 2017 we will get to witness the advent of several titles that are set to be as awesome as the original. We will look into a recently released app in this piece, read on!

Plumbers, foxes, hedgehogs and all sorts of other characters have already been used as the main character. However, in Pauli’s Adventure Island, a rabbit will take the lead! The latter will be seen within a 2D world; its goal will be to survive as you control it across perilous tracks. Classic mechanics and bright graphics have also been used to boost things up.

Pauli’s Adventure Island

Do note that a second character in the name of Gemmi will also be available in-game; by choosing any of them, you will set off to look for the boss and obviously defeat him. Simple controls, a smooth-running gameplay and over 30 levels will be on offer without having to spend a penny. Sounds like a deal to me!

This free 2D side-scrolling adventure platformer can presently be seen on both the App Store and Google Play; with in-app purchases and ads to finance the whole thing. To get a better idea of what’s on offer, do take a few seconds to watch the trailer posted below. Once tested, it will be great if you could share your thoughts in the comments section!

Bloo Kid’s new mobile version set to deliver more platform gaming thrills

Nowadays, mobile games seem to be released in their thousands every day and competition among developers is hence higher than what it has ever been. In a move to keep their creations refresh and attractive, it was a requirement to find a way to continuously boost things up. Regular app updates were eventually the solution that most decided to adopt in order to keep players’ attention!

An example of a recently updated title can be Bloo Kid! The latter has been around for a number of years and according to its creators, its gameplay can be described as a mix between Bubble Bobble & Super Mario. However, over the years, most users seemed to have managed to overcome the original 84 levels on offer. A boost was a requirement to keep this pretty fun app alive; version 4.1 was hence delivered a few days ago.

Bloo Kid

On the other hand, it will be wise to note that an update is not necessarily meant to provide gamers with more playing time! It’s also an opportunity for the developer to improve the quality of the content that is being offered. In the case of Bloo Kid, a 64-bit support was added! This was a move to avoid a certain ‘32-bit apocalypse’. You will have to admit that this was indeed a pretty wise step to take!

Do note that the 12 new levels now added, will eventually keep players going for a while. This brings the total to 96 and platformer fans will certainly be thrilled with the treat. All versions of the game can presently be updated for free. Get it done soon and help the character save his girlfriend round after round! The trailer will give you a glimpse of what some of the new features are. Enjoy!

Binary Dash: a platform runner for mobile gamers

If you have been looking for new sources of entertainment, we can guarantee that you will soon find something on mobile stores! Binary Dash has been announced and it will soon be released by Star Garden Games. The app will provide iOS and Android gamers with a platform-running type of gameplay. The date to look out for is the 27th of April 2017; the title will be a freemium with a $0.99 in-app purchase to unlock its full capacity. For now, the trailer will certainly give you an idea of what’s on the way!

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Meganoid 2017 was TouchArcade’s Game of the Week

As it usually does every week, TouchArcade revealed it’s Game of the Week a few days ago and it was Meganoid 2017. Those who have been playing it will be thrilled by this election, but we can confirm that this platformer indeed has what it takes. Its retro looks, smooth-running gameplay and next-gen in-app features were combined nicely which surely impressed many. If you haven’t heard of Meganoid 2017 yet, its trailer will certainly give you an idea of what it’s all about. Check it out and remember to share your thoughts!

Meganoid 2017

Pokémon Go is the GDC’s best mobile game!

This is certainly good news for the millions of fans that Pokémon Go has around the globe; the augmented reality game has won the ‘Best Mobile Game Award’! The recognition obviously came from the GDC and it doesn’t look like the jury had a hard time picking a winner here! Indeed, 2016 was Niantic’s very own year, and these days developers at the studio are still trying their best to meet players’ needs. Do note that the full list of award winners can now be seen on the Game Developers Conference’s official website!

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The Big Journey: for cat lovers who are also into platform gaming

If you have a certain connection with cats and also enjoy platform games, you will certainly love playing The Big Journey! Do note that the latter was recently showcased at the Game Developers Conference (GDC); it eventually managed to get the required attention. The game’s release date was also announced and it’s for the 16th of March. Watch the trailer for a clearer view of what’s coming!

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Suzy Cube: a platformer that you will certainly want to wait for

Players looking for a quality entertainment for their mobile devices now have something to wait for! It’s called Suzy Cube and it is being refined by Northern Bytes Software. Do note that the latter is yet to reveal an exact date for the release of the game. However, it is certain that works being carried out by the one-person team is presently progressing. For now, you can watch the latest demo for a better idea of how things are looking. Stay tuned!

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Tons of Bullets! Super 2D Action Adventure Game: a platformer that you need to play

It was recently on sale, but it looks like it has already gone back to its $1.99 price tag! That’s none other than Tons of Bullets! Super 2D Action Adventure Game, the latest coming, from FredBear Games LTD. Do note that this title will offer an exceptional platform gaming experience to those who will dare to get into it. You definitely need to have a look at the app if some retro-style action is what you have been looking for! The trailer will certainly give you a better idea of what to expect; do check it out soon!

Tons of Bullets! Super 2D Action Adventure Game

Le Parker: Sous Chef Extraordinaire, brand new platformer thrills on mobile  

Healthy competition is definitely beneficial in business! However, things are also getting pretty serious within the mobile game industry! These days, we have noticed that business is turning out to be really aggressive within a specific genre. You probably guessed it, it’s to do with platform games! Several of them have been released in recent weeks and this followed the announcement of Super Mario Run.

One of the latest apps to have caught our eyes is Le Parker: Sous Chef Extraordinaire! This app can now be downloaded from the App Store and it will only cost $2.99. However, rest assured, as this investment will be totally worth it. A well-rated experience awaits; one that will take players on a dessert-making adventure. While the controls will be pretty simple to handle, the challenge will definitely be one that will keep you busy!

Le Parker: Sous Chef Extraordinaire

Also note that this Play Pretend LLC creation has now been elected as ‘game of the week’ by TouchArcade! On our side, we tested it, and we can indeed confirm that its special features and retro looks are all pretty unique. 4 worlds will be on offer and together they hold up to 32 stages! To further enhance the experience, this app also comes with MFi controller support.

You will have to admit that such features are definitely set to make the race for the top of charts a really tough one for rivals. Super Mario Run and anything else that will come along better be prepared; the challenge will be a pretty fierce one! For now, remember to check Le Parker: Sous Chef Extraordinaire’s trailer out for a better idea of what to expect!

Void Jumping: even more platform gaming thrills for mobile gamers

Since the past couple of months, mobile gamers are getting their dose of platformer action! Indeed, several titles have been launched and if there is one that you should not miss out on, it’s Void Jumping. This new iOS release is from Umbrella Games LLC. It can be downloaded for free and will provide players with a real challenge. Watch its trailer for an idea of what it’s all about!

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High Risers: A platformer that is being called a climber or endless runner

These days, the platform gaming genre is getting remixed and with new features being added in-game, they are being called differently to better reflect their nature. Whether you agree to this or not, it is happening and one of the latest examples is Kumobius’s recent App Store and Google Play release.

The latter was named High Risers and it is being described as a climber and also as an endless runner. However, if you, as a gamer, look closely at what the title really is, you will definitely realise that it has pretty strong platformer roots. Players will be tasked to control a running character as it goes through a building that’s under construction.

High Risers

Just like a typical platform game, this new release will involve tapping on the screen, jumping from roof to roof and bouncing to collect coins. Several other characters can be unlocked and they have all been designed to look like heroes that have already made a name for themselves (Super Mario, Sonic or Donkey Kong).

Do note that the developer mentioned that “if Leap Day and Canabalt had a baby”, High Risers is what it would most definitely look like! Some might agree, but again, it’s all about how good you are as an observer and how ready you are to accept the process what can possibly be called ‘genre amalgamation’. Traditional folks might not love the fact this is really taking place, but it is happening and it might help to embrace the situation and the game that we been referring to!