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App description: Platforms Unlimited is a procedural, minimalistic, zen, madly hard one-button endless platformer! An arcade game like in the old times when simplicity, fun and challenge ruled.

--- Comments by the Press----

- (4/5) Cult of Mac What [Platforms Unlimited] is is addictive.
- (4/5) Touch Arcade An endless supply of constantly evolving environments, coupled with finely tuned jumping, will keep you coming back for a long time
- (4.5/5) 148Apps Platforms Unlimited takes the formula of The Impossible Game and similar titles: geometric shapes thrust into platforming environments filled with adversity. This games twist? Procedurally-generated levels. This immense variety serves as the core of an incredibly well-made game.
- (4/5) Pocket Gamer Deft controls and smart random level generation lead to one of the freshest endless-runners in some time
- (4/5) Appguiden
- iPlayApps.de This challenging arcade platformer pulled us into its spell ...
- Covered at the 148Apps Live Show

The Rules:
- Minimalistic: Touch the screen to jump, touch longer to jump farther.
- Avoid red enemies.
- The score increases by 1 every second.
- Collect coins for a bonus of 4 score points. Also used for rewards.
- Collect power-ups for gameplay bonuses.

The Challenge:
- The difficulty lies in the required jumping precision and the analysis of procedural levels to find a way through.
- The sound effects on landing, which are characterized by the level, help with timing.

Main Features:
- Procedural endless levels: every game feels different.
- Missions system: complete up to 3 missions in a game for coins rewards.
- Power-ups and trails upgrades: use your rewards to unlock and upgrade power-ups or to change the look of your trail.
- Dailies: beat 3 new 'fixed' levels every day.
- Armageddon Mode: totally unfair and fun (no power-up, coins give no score)
- Game Center leaderboard and achievements
- Video replay and share options
02-04-2014, 08:04 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 8,249
It's out! Beta tested this (well, the Android version) and it's a great minimalist, twitch style runner. Glad it's out for the rest of the world to enjoy!

02-04-2014, 08:06 PM
Joined: Oct 2013
Location: Norwich, England
Posts: 4,596
Beta Impressions:

"You know you're playing a good game when you scare the bejeezus out of your cat by screaming "No!" when you die in the middle of a good run! That and I apparently pulled the face of a grinning psychopath when I tripled my best score in one very lucky run!

I'm by no means good at this game, especially seeing some others astronomical scores, but it says a lot when you just don't care. It's incredibly addictive, it looks undistractingly minimal but still with character and it handles perfectly. It takes a bit of getting used to, granted, but I only ever die because I've misjudged how far I can jump or I've put myself into a near impossible situation.

I love the rhythmic repetition of certain platform formations, you disappear into "The Zone" and play by pure instinct. The biggest testament of how much I love this game is that I've had eight goes in the course of writing this and it's somehow 6 in the morning. I'm going to be seeing rainbows in my sleep but it's so worth it!"

I still stand by that as well, great great game!
02-04-2014, 08:32 PM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 7,852
Beta tested as well!

It's basically like they took a minimalist twitch game, then gave it depth. It's really quite good (and difficult!)
02-04-2014, 08:33 PM
Joined: Sep 2013
Location: uk
Posts: 3,602
Weeee, been looking forward to this since testing.
02-05-2014, 07:12 AM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Over the Rainbow
Posts: 3,569
02-05-2014, 07:13 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,657
Nice... been waiting for this.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
02-05-2014, 07:16 AM
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 1,611
And it's premium.
02-05-2014, 07:49 AM
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Germany
Posts: 3,500
Beta tested this one aswell and it's a great game. I'm not good at it but it's still fun to play.

Also I'd like to point out that there are coins and upgrades but NO IAP ! This alone is the best reason to buy Platforms Unlimited!

It's already out in germany.. Downloading now

Game Center: sink_or_swim

Last edited by sink_or_swim; 02-05-2014 at 07:51 AM.
02-05-2014, 08:08 AM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 7,852
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