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App description: Retina screen support, flip screen option, bugfixes, and more!
Also, check out our new game, the action-RPG adventure: Mage Gauntlet! Coming October 21st! Get it early for exclusive in-game items, and the early buyer's discount!

5 out of 5 score on Appvee.com!
4 out of 4 score on Slidetoplay.com!
Featured in the Best of 2009 for Toucharcade.com!
Featured under "Best Swinging Game" by Apple!

Read to the bottom for update news.

Hook Champ is a physics platformer about using a grappling hook to swing through haunted ruins at high speeds. Designed for immense replay value, Hook Champ features a retro style and the most hat fashion customization of any game on the market.

Check out our youtube trailer, lite version link, and more at http://www.rocketcat-games.com/hook/


- Easy to learn, with a seamless tutorial: Swing, walk, and leap to victory!

- Local, Global, and OpenFeint High Score boards for every single level! Beat developer scores for surprises!

- Total OpenFeint Support: Achievements! Ghost Race Challenges! Leaderboards, including Most Coins Board!

- Character Upgrades and Collectibles: Spend your loot on character upgrades and fancy hats!

- Pick up and Play: After closing the app for any reason, resume your game exactly where you left off.

- Supports playing your own music! Play music from your own library, or use ours.

- Varied Levels: Each level has its own special gameplay challenges.

- Unlocks: Get new Challenge Levels, new characters, and more for progressing in the game!

- Fast load times: Detailed "Pixel graphics" technology allows the average load time to be about a second!


Update 5 submitted! New features:

- New Music! Includes the long requested addition of level music!
- 4 new hats, related to our upcoming game Super QuickHook.
- Performance tweaks! Mostly related to sound performance.
- The triumphant return of Pro Mode.
- Various other tweaks/bugfixes.

Follow us on Twitter, @rocketcatgames
Don't miss the release day of our new game on Thursday, June 17th, for an early buyer's discount and exclusive in-game items!


Slapshot's comments:

10-16-2009, 08:54 PM
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10-16-2009, 08:54 PM
Joined: May 2009
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Originally Posted by sizzlakalonji View Post
I don't want to alarm anyone, but I just played this, felt a tingle, rushed to the bathroom, and urinated rainbows and glitter.
Originally Posted by sammysin View Post
Yesss, I'm off for a leak to see if the same happens for me.
10-16-2009, 08:58 PM
Gonna pick it up sometime soon...

Playing! MC2: Black Pegasus, Super Mega Worm, Parachute Panic, Fruit Ninja, Sonic 4, Reckless Racing, Samurai II: Vengence
10-16-2009, 09:01 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,183
/me purchases game...
heh, gotta love irc. not really... but woo, can't pass up at 99cents!

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10-16-2009, 09:02 PM
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Check out the awesome Fuzion: Age of Wordcraft website
Follow me and the game on Twitter
preview thread (Fuzion is still in development)
10-16-2009, 09:20 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 101
Cool. Been waiting for this one. "Loading..." as i type.
10-16-2009, 09:26 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 812
This game rocks!

It is like Canabalt, with actual levels. And a grapple hook. And coins that you spend on unlockables.

Also 2.2.1 compatible, YAY! (Needs to seriously updated...)
10-16-2009, 09:45 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Venice, CA
Posts: 790
Nice! Been looking forward to playing this one.
10-16-2009, 10:00 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,570
The game is pretty fun, very polished. Love the music. Just need to get used to the hook...

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