Drag’n’Boom is a forthcoming platformer with sling-shooting mechanics

Just when we thought that we had seen it all in terms of platform games, we were surprised with the news of an upcoming title called Drag’n’Boom! The latter is presently being refined, and as per the announcement earlier made by the developer, this is going to be an exceptional mobile experience. We will try to reveal everything that we know in this post, read on!

The app will be released by a genius team of developers called Ankama, and if you are a fan, you will know that these guys are also behind titles like FLY’N, Kwaan and Tactile Wars! As earlier mentioned, Drag’n’Boom will have very special features. However, the one that seems to have really caught our attention is the double sling shooting mechanics! You heard it, this forthcoming game will come with features that we once saw in titles from the Angry Birds series.

Drag’n’Boom

If this alone does not sound good enough, you can still watch the newly revealed trailer to be blown away! That’s right, it’s already out there and it will certainly give you a better glimpse of what to expect. It all looks pretty frantic, and as a gamer, I will have to admit that I have been craving for such an experience. A cute little dragon will have to be controlled; one with a pretty fiery temper!

Do note that Ankama will be releasing the app on the 12th of September, and as usual, it will surely be seen on major mobile platforms. For now, they have the website ready and apart from the earlier mentioned trailer, it will also be possible to view several screenshots and GIFs. Check it all out and stay tuned for more details!

 

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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.

Jutsu

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!

Super Mario Run is now online and it’s lots of fun

The season’s coolest platformer has a brand-new update! That’s right, Super Mario Run has been improved and additional features and challenges have been added. One of the nicest things with this patch is that players will now be able to play as Yoshi! The dinosaur will be seen in several colours; each of these will certainly have a purpose in-game. On the other hand, users will also get to access a new playing mode called Bower’s Challenge. Finally, even more Toads have also been added to boost the experience. Check it out soon and comment below to share your thoughts!

Super Mario Run

Morphite will provide iOS gamers with space-themed thrills

Folks with an iOS smartphone or tablet will soon get to download something very special! It’s called Morphite and it’s coming from Crecent Moon Games and a fantastic team of associates. The app was recently announced and it will be delivered alongside several console ports by the 7th of September. Right now, we know that players can expect a space-themed adventure, cool graphics and an original storyline. More is to be revealed soon and you can keep an eye on this page for updates. Here is the trailer for a glimpse of the action!

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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!

Hoggy 2 is slowly making its way onto gaming platforms

Platformer game fans have all been waiting for it and we can now confirm that Hoggy 2 is finally being rolled out! The title has already made its way on Mac and Windows. When it comes to the mobile ports, we know that they are being developed, but official release dates are yet to be known. More details are expected from Raptisoft and we will certainly pass them to you all once we hear from the developer. For now, the game’s latest trailer will surely give you a glimpse of the action!

Hoggy 2

Nitrome announced as the new Tower Fortress publisher

Folks who have been waiting for news from Keybol will be glad to hear that Nitrome has joined forces with the developer to help out with their next project. That’s none other than Tower Fortress and we can now confirm that it will soon be released on major mobile platforms. The publisher has actually improved things; players will hence get to enjoy better graphics and a few other perks. Feel free to check the announcement video for an idea of what to expect!

Tower Fortress

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

Poi: a platformer that you should all look out for

We can certainly guess the fate of a game by the way that it makes its entry onto download stores! These days, thousands of new titles are being released and it’s indeed not easy for players to pick the best in terms of entertainment, purposefulness and gameplay. However, nowadays, there seems to be a pretty clear incline towards platformers among mobile users.

The trend might not be similar among video gamers in general, but if there is an app that’s being talked about these days, it will have to be Poi! The latter is a platform-running adventure; it can presently be downloaded for Windows, Mac OS X, Steam OS and Linux. Do note that developer PolyKid also plans to deliver a mobile port for iOS smartphones and tablets.

Poi

This 3D adventure is certainly out there to challenge the Mario franchise, but it’s also true that it will not really succeed until it finally takes over major download stores. For now though, things are going pretty smoothly for this new release! A spokesperson at PC Gamer made the following statement during a recent interview: “I can’t deny the allure of Poi’s colourful, skyborn universe.”

To boot, folks at Destructoid believe that “Poi looks like all the best 3D Mario games combined into one”! Some impressive statements made indeed, and as a mobile fanatic, I suppose that it will be totally worth waiting for this project to land on platforms that interest us the most. For the time being, do check the trailer out and stay tuned for more details coming from PolyKid!

Paramon Clash: Evolution – for even more monster-catching thrills

If you enjoy catching, training and fighting monsters, you will be served with Paramon Clash: Evolution! The latter has been released for mobile devices; both iOS and Android stores are presently hosting the game. The app is free-to-play and folks will get to engage into even more Pokémon-like action. You will certainly be interested in the trailer, check it out soon!

Paramon Clash: Evolution

Pokémon GO: 80 new creatures will soon be available in-game

In a move to keep players going, the Pokémon GO developer has finally decided to make a start move! Yes, more monsters are being added to the game and from what we now know, 80 of them should be on the way. It was hinted that creatures like Chikorita, Cyndaquil and Totodile will be some of the most popular additions. A new trailer was released on the occasion of the announcement, do check it out!

Pokémon GO

Die by Died: an action platformer with RPG elements

From simple observations, we can now conclude that the platformer genre is facing some sort of evolution! Games are not always all about running in a straight line to collect coins. Things are getting mixed and players are presently being served with better and more captivating titles. One that we can certainly refer to these days is a forthcoming app by Wei Shi.

The latter is called Die by Died and even if the title does not make sense, it’s still looking like an app that will certainly catch the eyes of mobile gamers. The feature that will help this game demarcate itself from the rest is its gameplay. RPG elements have been included and these will hopefully cater for the needs of players who would otherwise have nothing to do with a running man!

Die by Died

When it comes to the in-game action, you folks can expect pretty sleek-looking graphics. A gun-wielding character will have to be controlled, and as one progresses it will eventually be possible to unlock more weapons and various other perks. Smooth controls will also add to the charm of this forthcoming piece of entertainment.

According to information that we presently have, the launch is slated for the 22nd of February. Yes, that’s definitely not a long wait and if we can possibly guess, all mobile platforms should have their own version. In the wait for the release, do take some time to check the first trailer out. It will surely give you a better idea of what’s on the way!

Digby Forever: a game from the makers of Pac-Man 256

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Digby Forever

More thrills will soon be delivered by the folks behind Pac-Man 256! This time, it will be by the means of a game called Digby Forever. The latter’s release date will be known in the days to come and it will eventually be seen on both iOS and Android stores. As far as the gameplay is concerned, players can expect endless digging thrills. In the wait for the launch, do keep an eye on the developer’s official pages or this very blog for the latest updates!

Yuri: a platform game with Limbo and Mario features

If you had fun playing Limbo and Mario, there are huge chances that you will fall for the newly released Yuri! The latter is available on the App Store for $2.99 and it is being called a naturalistic platformer. Beautiful graphics, a smooth gameplay and soothing music will accompany players as they get into a breath-taking adventure. Remember to watch the announcement trailer for a better idea of what this is about!

Yuri