Cat Bird: a platformer with a pretty weird character!

We all know it, there is no love story between cats and birds! However, things took a pretty weird twist in Cat Bird! The latter is a brand-new platform game and it features a character that’s both feline and avian! Sounds interesting, right? The app will hit major download stores by the 24th of August. It’s likely to be free-to-play, but the developer has yet to reveal more details. For now, do not miss the trailer, it will give you a glimpse of the freaky Cat Bird!

Cat Bird

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!

Spin Addict

Eggroll!: A platformer with a pretty unique character

As smartphone or tablet users, you must have tried platform gaming on your devices! Characters seen in-game are all very brave-looking, tough and agile. However, things have changed with Eggroll! The latter is the latest from Joseph Grosso and it’s on the App Store for free. As you must have guessed, the gameplay is all about controlling an egg! It will be seen rolling, jumping (even if has no legs) and flying (without wings); feats that will certainly blow you away! The trailer posted below will give you a glimpse of the action!

Eggroll!

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!

Mr Jump S: simpler and easier than its predecessor

The team at 1Button has just announced its intention release a new version of Mr Jump! It will be a simpler and smoother game and unlike its predecessor, it will allow more players to pass through the higher levels. The app can be expected by the 20th of July; it will target both the iOS and Android stores. Also note that Mr Jump S will be free-to-play with ads to finance it all. The newly released demo will give you a hint of what to expect!

Mr Jump S

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

Platformer thrills to be expected with the release of Citadel 1986

A brand-new platformer can now be seen on the App Store! The game is called Citadel 1986 and it’s the creation of Clockwork Pixels. Do note that the latter also developed Puppy Sanctuary, Darkside and Pyracubes. Like these apps, the new one will only cost $0.99 and it offers up to 37 areas/levels. These will have to be explored to collect keys along with several other perks. If the following description is not enough, feel free to watch the title’s new trailer for a better idea of what’s being offered!

Citadel 1986

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

Archibald’s Adventures gets an iOS update after 7 years!  

It has had its years of glory, but it was pretty sad that its developer decided to cut down on updates! Indeed, it’s been seven years since Archibald’s Adventure was last give a boost. However, Rake in Grass has realised that he has been losing out and finally delivered a patch of the platformer! The visuals have been drastically uplifted and playing on mobile will also be a smoother experience than before. The latest trailer will give you an idea of how things are looking. Enjoy!

Archibald’s Adventures

Footy Golf: combines golf, street foot and platformer elements smoothly

Innovation is key when you are dealing with mobile games and developers are indeed trying pretty hard to meet the needs of demanding gamers. A recent example will have to be Footy Golf from Donut Games! This title is actually a combination between golf, street foot and platform gaming, but rest assured as it was assembled with the required precision. When it comes to the gameplay, it is all about kicking a ball that will obviously fly around, collecting coins, before ending in a net. The app has been released for both Android and iOS users, do check it out!

Footy Golf

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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Binary Dash

Snail Bob 2: puzzle-solving for iOS and Android

For some puzzle-solving thrills on the go, you might want to try Snail Bob 2 out! The latter is now on the App Store and Google Play, and players can download it for free. This title is from Andrey Kovalishin and it offers over 90 levels. Also note that this sequel is meant to boost the hit franchise further, and with its 4.5/5 star rating, it seems to be going in the right direction. Check the game’s latest demo to understand what’s on offer!

Snail Bob 2

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!

Super Mario Run can now be downloaded from Google Play

We have good news for Android gamers! Super Mario Run is available on Google Play and just like its iOS counterpart, it’s also a freemium app. The platformer was released on the 23rd of March; this proves Nintendo’s genuine efforts to conquer the mobile industry. Also note that the title has already earned itself a 4/5 star rating and it got there only hours following its official launch on the Android market. Feel free to check the reviews online now for a glimpse of the action!

Super Mario Run