App description: "A 16 bit lover's wet dream an awesome platforming experience" - APPtitudes

"A heartfelt homage... beautiful 16-bit graphic design... Awesome Lands virtual controls are awesome, easily among the best of any game regardless of genre in the App Store" - AppTudes

"The controls are abso-****ing-lutely perfect. I don't remember the last iOS game I've played that actually feels this smooth brilliant level design you'd be doing yourself a huge favor by buying it" - Metalcasket

Manley's motorcycle has been stolen by evil aliens! It's up to you to help him kick some alien hide and claim it back in this incredible parody of the great platform games of the past!

Venture into a twisted version of the Nevada Desert! Discover alien bases! Stamp on monsters with your massive biker boots! Weave between furious flamethrowers! Munch on meat... from the walls!

- 25 amazing, challenging levels!
- Unique HD retro "photorealistic pixels" art style
- Beastly bosses!
- Silky smooth platform engine (iPhone 4 or later recommended)
- Rocking soundtrack!
- Scoring and Game Center Leaderboards!

Do you have what it takes to save Manley's bike, or will you be hitchhiking home?

Echoseven's comments:

02-01-2012, 07:33 AM
Well, I was lucky enough to get offered a promo code from the dev, so I will leave some impressions later.

I also haven't played Super Mario in forever, so i will be going back over the old Nintendo games to see what's different and what's the same before I start making accusations.

Also, the dev did say this was paying homage to the NES days.

The price tag: I can only assume is the reflection of the devs work, but in this market, I just don't know...

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02-01-2012, 07:35 AM
Hmmm no 2nd gen support, guess I'll be passing on this one.

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02-01-2012, 07:35 AM
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Sure feels good to be "highly derivative" sometimes, eh, devs?

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02-01-2012, 07:48 AM
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^Thanks as always for these

Must admit i like the look of it, think i will be getting this tonight. Some people seem to like Angry Bird clones, i'm a big fan of any Mario clones so i'll get this tonight and leave some impressions tomorrow
02-01-2012, 08:25 AM
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The brown bouncy guys look a hell of a lot like my boss, just sayin'.

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02-01-2012, 09:15 AM
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there's no score? weird
02-01-2012, 09:28 AM
Based on your responses here, I've lowered the price to $1.99 USD until next week.

I hope that you don't consider it a clone, you should play the game, it's got a lot more in common with classic platformers in general than just Super Mario. The sprite sort of pays homage to his stance and moustache but otherwise you'll find more Mega Man and CastleVania references in here really.
02-01-2012, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by ninjackid View Post
Hmmm no 2nd gen support, guess I'll be passing on this one.
Where did you see that? There's nothing that says anything that it shouldn't run on a 2G and the minimum requirements are 4.2 and up so it should run.

Will be anxious to hear some impressions.
02-01-2012, 09:34 AM
Thanks for making the vids, Sanuku

With the springs, hold Jump to bounce higher. I noticed you were having some trouble with them.

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