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  • Publisher: With, LLC
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 9.0 MB
  • Version: 3.1
  • Price: $0.99
  • Average User Rating:
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App description: A Little Turbulence is a retro-style game for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

Guide your cloud through the sky and absorb other clouds to increase your mass. Your mass determines if you can either destroy or get hurt by the birds, hand gliders, biplanes, jets, helicopters, balloons and other objects flying in the sky. Once your cloud reaches it's maximum mass you temporarily explode into Rage Mode!

Earn points, collect pickups, and try to survive for as long as you can!


App of the Day: "It's a side-scrolling, 8-bit charmer with a jaunty chip tune soundtrack, and it's all about getting bigger and then destroying things. I like it a lot." Eurogamer.net

4/5: "The world's first cloud-em-up. It's pretty neat too." 148Apps

4/5: "Just simple retro-themed goodness that kept us hooked much longer than we thought it would." Modojo

3/3: "Retro-Fans freuen sich bei A Little Turbulence ber einen kleinen gelungenen Titel." Appflussreiniger.de

"This is definitely a fun game and I would recommend it for those looking for a quirky game to play." AppAdvice

"This is for the casual gamer who likes to play the odd game or two." Minimal Gamer

Sanuku's comments:

03-26-2012, 06:23 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,957
Game Impressions

03-26-2012, 02:24 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Charlotte, NC
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This game was made by a friend of mine, so unfortunately I am biased in rating this game, but I'd love to see interest in this game grow. A Little Turbulence was made by two dudes, one doing the graphics and programming and the other created the music. I'm a huge supporter of Indie games and think this is a really great game for killing a few minutes here and there to beating my personal score.

For a buck you get a iPhone / iPad game, give it a try and support the growing indie iOS gaming community!
03-26-2012, 03:26 PM
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 4,442
Game Impressions

Picked this up last night and it's quite good. Charming presentation and quirky gameplay, in a good way. Start as a little baby cloud, consuming small clouds and planes until you RAGE as a big turbulent storm that chews through massive blimps. Only issue people may have is the tuning of the controls, but get over it, you're a cloud, dewd. One of those simple, unassuming games that makes iOS gaming great.

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03-26-2012, 03:36 PM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 1
Refreshing to see a simple game like this. Can't beat the hours I will be playing this for $.99. Super addicting, RAGE ON!1
03-27-2012, 07:32 AM
Joined: May 2011
Location: Finland
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This seemed like an okay game, but nothing special until I saw the RAGE mode! Haha, looks a lot better after that

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04-09-2012, 02:11 PM
Joined: May 2011
Location: Riverside, CA
Posts: 877

I recently became disillusioned with the genre of endless running/flying/jumping games which seem increasingly lackluster with each new release. Nevertheless, I was captivated by the pixel-art style of A Little Turbulence and decided to pick it up. The chiptune soundtrack is wonderful and the suggestion of flying over the earth is beautifully orchestrated. Although the game is very energetic at times, I find it both artful and relaxing. It has restored my faith in the endless runner genre by demonstrating that the experience of this type of game can be enjoyable in itself without the need to goad you on with endless upgrades and in-app purchases. I look forward to future work by this developer.
04-09-2012, 06:12 PM
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 462

My only issue watching Sanuku's 10 min video, is that I've watched him play lots of games through his intro videos and he is usually terrible (no offense meant, it's nice to see a realistic representation of the game), but in this case he lasts for about 8 minutes in his first game.

This makes me wonder if this game is too easy, thus might not fit in the genre of pick up and play for short spurts. Still interested, would like to get others impressions first.