Platformer Reviews

Pentumble – Getting A New Grip On A Platformer
August 27, 2014 -

It takes something truly new to provide any kind of fresh take on the platformer genre that is filled with classics. Pentumble is aiming to do just that by providing a unique main character that… Read More »

Dodo Master – Can These Birds Do The Platformer?
August 27, 2014 -

Dodos are now extinct, and they died out for a reason as they weren’t fit for their environment. It also seems that some were kidnapped, at least in the case of the new game Dodo… Read More »

Red Ball 4 – Classic Platforming For Free Flowing Fun
July 18, 2014 -

When you think of platformers, you don’t normally think of Red Ball, but surprisingly enough the character has starred in four different platformers. You don’t need to be familiar with, or even aware of the… Read More »

Sky Tourist Blitz Trip – Taking A Quick Second Trip
July 14, 2014 -

It’s summer vacation for many, and that includes Petey Pendant, who’s ready for a new Sky Tourist adventure. Sky Tourist Blitz Trip is a follow-up to last year’s original game, while still maintaining the same… Read More »

Oscura Second Shadow – Lighting Up Classic Platformers
June 30, 2014 -

There’s nothing like the classic platformers starring Mario, Sonic, Mega Man, and so many more. Oscura Second Shadow is a new iOS platformer based on the classics, but made for today’s tastes. There’s a neat… Read More »

VVVVVV – Flipping Out For Great Platforming Challenge
June 18, 2014 -

Challenging games withstand the test of time, as challenge never goes out of style. VVVVVV is an action platformer that launched back in 2010, and comes from the maker of Super Hexagon. Here in 2014,… Read More »

2-Bit Cowboy – Gaming At The O.K. Corral
May 28, 2014 -

2-Bit Cowboy has gone out of its way to combine two old school ideas in one. It offers a retro style calling back to the classic Gameboy days, and mixes it with a Western theme…. Read More »

Thomas Was Alone – Improving The iPad Platform
May 16, 2014 -

Our lives are really gauged by the others that we impact, and that’s why loneliness can be so detrimental to your well being. Thomas Was Alone is a brand new iPad game that explores interaction… Read More »

Leo’s Fortune – Striking Gold In Every Way
April 25, 2014 -

Platformer games haven’t really taken off on iOS with the truly best stand-outs a few years old at this point with Rolando 2, Dark Nebula 2, Mikey Shorts, Cordy 2, and a few others. Platformers… Read More »

Roll Back Home – Sketching Out A Ball Rolling Adventure
April 15, 2014 -

Tilt based games have been hit or miss on iOS with many trending towards the ball rolling adventure variety. Roll Back Home is a new addition that instantly stands out due to a hand drawn… Read More »