platformer

Commander Pixman Hands-On Preview

Given the opportunity by the kind folks at One Minute Games, we're tearing right into "Commander Pixman!" Can life for retro platforming fans get any better than it does on iOS?...

Fakepup Games Interview

The entire development team working on "Super Bit Dash" was kind enough to take some time out of their schedules to chat with us about their craft. Witness the evolution of Australopithecus OneLifeus into Homo Sapiens SuperBitDashus in this candid two-pager!...

Muffin Knight Review

"Muffin Knight" might just be the weirdest action game I've ever played. If you consider yourself an action or platformer fan, though, this one is well worth checking into for its unique approach to character class changing. ...

Super Bit Dash Hands-On Preview

"Super Bit Dash" isn't just shaping up to be a great running game -- it's shaping up to be a fun and carefully designed platformer, which bodes extremely well for it in a genre that's been beaten to death so much over the App Store's life time. Whether you're a running genre enthusiast, a platformer fan, or a retro lover, Fakepup has created something you'll really want to sink your teeth into!...

RobotRiot Hands-On Preview

In our latest hands-on preview we get a sneak peek at Retromite's upcoming iOS debut, "Robotriot." If you're a side-scrolling platformer fan, this one is aiming straight at your heart, as it hearkens back to an era that many would agree was the genre's golden age....

DEO Review

Behold, a new cross between the side-scrolling platformer and the physics puzzler is born! Plugging "DEO" into a specific category is a challenge in and of itself, but if you're a fan of either of those genres you'll probably find lots to appreciate in this one from Strapped to a Meteor....

Run Fox Run Hands-On Preview

Ok, so normally I would refrain from giving an upcoming game anything even approaching a definite appraisal until the end product has been released onto the App Store, but having put a beta build of Chris Johns' Run Fox Run through its paces, I'm just gonna come out and say it: barring any major last-minute cock-ups, this slick little side-scroller has smash-hit written all over it!...

Tero Review

We love it when devs throw tradition out the window and try something completely new! Now, if Studio Yomi could just come up with a replacement for traditional level design principles to go with their brand spankin' new platforming interface, they'd have a real classic on their hands....

First Look: Wyv and Keep

"Across Age" and "Cavorite," stirred together? Be still, my beating heart! iFanzine recently spent some time with the PC demo for "Wyv and Keep," which will make it to iOS among the number of release platforms a jolly corpse is planning to tackle. Okay, maybe we're cheating, but we just couldn't resist getting our grubby game-previewing hands on this one after we learned about its cool teamwork premise. ...

Idyllic Hands-On Preview

So, on the very same day we fire up our preview copy of the upcoming sidescrolling platformer "Idyllic," developer FatCow Games announces a writing contest to let one fan determine the answers to the game's deepest mysteries? Believe it -- it's just more proof that anything's possible in this indie-driven market! Read our hands-on impressions of the game and get the scoop on FatCow's writing contest inside....

Cavorite Review

Cascadia Games has gone back in time and returned with a classic! Whether you're a casual puzzle fan or an old school platformer enthusiast, "Cavorite"'s mix of clever logic puzzles and action adventure should strongly appeal....