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  • Publisher: Thoopid
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 160.6 MB
  • Version: 1.2.2
  • Price: Free
  • Average User Rating: 4.8 (4)
App description: Snailboy is a fun physics based, puzzle platform game, with rich graphics, killer sounds and over 45 levels of intoxicating game play.

Award Winning:
- DevGamm Kyiv 2013, Best Mobile Game
- FWA Mobile of the Day

Story:

Meet Snailboy, a cheeky garden mollusc, super obsessed with his quest for the perfect shell. Somewhere in your enchanted garden, this lively little guy has been ambushed by the Sneaky Shadow Gang. Theyve stolen his shell-pack, along with his prized collection of precious shells.

Help Snailboy rescue them back and head out on a courageous journey of epic proportions.

Master the levels and fall in love with this little slugger with a big heart. Be amazed by the magical environments, and get ready to tear your hair out when you simply cannot beat a level!

This is a game that will capture the imagination of people and snails far and wide.

Features:

- Sling, Slap, Slide and Stick
- Collect Slimeys in every level and bonus levels
- These Slimeys can buy lives
- Find Shells
- Unlock Jump Boost
- Bonus Levels for free slimey's
- Purchase Awesome Skins
- Earn Game Centre Achievements
- Master Game Play

Reviews:

"The whole thing is looking incredibly polished, especially for a mobile game." - NAG.co.za

"This game is a thing of beauty! You did an amazing job on the graphics ... and I also love the way you control the character." - Daniel Sperl (Gamua.com & Starling Framework)

Gorgeous visuals on par with what you'd see in top-quality animated films propel
this platformer starring a snail who's lost his shells.
- IGN (http://www.ign.com/)

"Snailboy is a pleasant game with some pretty great graphics, as you might be able
to see. They're clear, colourful, and easy on the eyes. The sounds of Snailboy
falling and landing from a height are also worth a smile."
- Pocket Gamer (http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/)

"With Pixar-esque animations and a charming little hero for us to fall in love with, Snailboy is definitely gearing up for a roaring start for its release." - Punchingbeta.com

*** NOTE: Not compatible with Iphone 3GS, IPod 3Gen and lower and iPad 1 ***

For more information visit:

http://www.thoopid.com
Follow us on Twitter: @Thoopid and @Snailboythegame
Follow us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Thoopid http://www.facebook.com/Snailboygame
09-26-2013, 07:02 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 575
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Official Snailboy iOS Launch Trailer


Snailboy Gameplay



Snailboy Teaser Trailer


I've been following this game thru its development. Unfortunately, can't buy anything until some time next month.

Silly humans and your 4 dimensions. WE have 7...hundred thousandths!!! (:

09-26-2013, 04:54 PM
#3
Joined: May 2012
Location: In the Chatroom
Posts: 15,759
The graphics look pretty nice.
09-26-2013, 04:54 PM
#4
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posts: 827
I've been watching the thread for this one for a few weeks now. I was looking forward to it, and I'm buying it now. Looks like a steal for two bucks...

Crazy good visuals on this one! Good luck with sales, devs.

I'm an app-oholic! And there's no 12-step program...
IAPs = I Ain't Purchasing, son !
09-27-2013, 04:13 AM
#5
Joined: Aug 2013
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Posts: 14
Thanks for the post and good reviews, guys!

Hope you all enjoy the game!

Watch the trailer for our game Snailboy here!

Download Snailboy!
09-29-2013, 10:35 PM
#6
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Minneapolis, USA
Posts: 3,659
Wow, this thread is inexplicably dead. Is there another thread for the game I'm missing? In any case, I'd love to hear from anyone who's played this through a bit. Is it as good as it looks? Anything good or bad worth noting, and is it IAP driven?
09-30-2013, 02:17 AM
#7
Joined: Aug 2013
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Posts: 14
We made another thread here.

You could just read the reviews on the App Store or read one of the many reviews on our website www.thoopid.com

Watch the trailer for our game Snailboy here!

Download Snailboy!
09-30-2013, 03:21 AM
#8
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 6,883
*sigh* This isn't a jab at you AnarKitty, but I'm really getting sick of the fact that it's always the same group of people who "take one for the team" time and time again. I held off from buying Snailboy, hoping anyone would post some impressions, and here we are 4 days later and nothing.

I understand it's hard for some people to pay $2 when everything on the App Store is a dollar, but look at this ****ing game. Look at it. The screenshot of the menu has more polish in it than 90% of the games on the App Store. Look at those ****ing graphics! How good does this look? I know people are sick to death of the whole slingshot mechanic and whatnot, but it hasn't been done in ages and the only recent great game to utilize a similar mechanic is Bombcats. I don't know how anyone could say this isn't worth $2.

Now, before anyone gives me the whole "It'll go down to a buck in a week" argument. Perhaps it will...if it isn't getting the attention it deserves. But if it does, there'll be no one to blame but you. Christ, I'm starting to ****ing hate this mentality iOS gamers have. It's gross.

Anyways, Thoopid (can't help but smile every time I say it in my head)...you dudes are from Cape Town, right? That gives me extra initiative to check this out as I love to support developers from all over the world (I'm Lebanese, myself). I've thrown a couple of bucks your way, and I'm stoked for this to finish downloading.

Will I post impressions? Maybe. That depends on how good a mood I'll be in. Just once though, I'd like to see someone, anyone...take the $2 plunge alongside me.

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"
09-30-2013, 04:59 AM
#9
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: California, USA
Posts: 3,905
This DOES look like a well-polished game, though I AM concerned that it may be an IAP fest. We don't appreciate being charged two bucks and then having to get nicked for more as is the case a lot of times, so we wait to hear from someone who's actually played it before jumping in ourselves. No sense for everyone to make the same unnecessary mistakes. That's what this site is about, right?
And MC, geez, dude, you gotta calm down! Everybody's just doing the same thing you are and looking for some impressions! If this game deserves a good bump, maybe you should be posting some since you bought it! Is it any good? Is it full of IAP? Are the controls good? If you think it's great, others might too! But who knows? How we gonna know if nobody says anything? That's the way it's always been around here! It's what we do is give our opinions here. Maybe you need a little break. Job's getting to you or something. Seems like you're getting a bit jaded, man.

Last edited by bigrand1; 09-30-2013 at 05:02 AM.
09-30-2013, 05:13 AM
#10
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Germany
Posts: 3,454
There's an article on a german website and it says the gameplay is good but you only have a limited number of lives. I don't know if they force you to buy them with IAP or just let you wait until you get more lives. Both sucks. There are also only 45 Levels.

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