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What is the best platformer?

01-06-2011, 01:12 PM
#1
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What is the best platformer?

Hey guys what is the best platformer for the iPhone? I would be very grateful for any suggestions.
01-06-2011, 02:23 PM
#2
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Posts: 9,382
Here's some (* Highly Reccomended)

Hooga*
Grokion*
Bounce on 1 and 2*
They need to be fed
Hoggy
Soosiz*

I'm sure I forgot some.

Currently Enjoying: BUG HEROES 2
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01-06-2011, 02:41 PM
#3
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Originally Posted by ninjackid View Post
Here's some (* Highly Reccomended)

Hooga*
Grokion*
Bounce on 1 and 2*
They need to be fed
Hoggy
Soosiz*

I'm sure I forgot some.
How about:

Castle of Magic
Giana Sisters
Pizza Boy

Theres also Sonic the Hedgehog 1, 2 and 4, but they're not really up there with the App Stores finest Platformers!

Hall of Fame:
1. Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP 2. Machinarium 3. Limbo 4. World of Goo 5. Ridiculous Fishing: A Tale of Redemption 6. Home 7. Rayman Jungle Run 8. Space Miner: Space Ore Bust 9. Rage HD 10. 1-Bit Ninja
01-06-2011, 02:47 PM
#4
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Location: East London
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Oh, how about Rolando and Rolando 2? How could I forget these two genre defining classics!? On the same kind of tip, there is also the fabulous, suitable for all ages (young and old alike), Plunderland as well.

You really can't go wrong with any of these three beauties. Well, in not in my humble opinion at least.

The brilliant über-retro Hook Champ and Super QuickHook are also super-cool. Especially so in QuickHooks avalanche sections!
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Last edited by Simon Potticary; 01-06-2011 at 03:00 PM.
01-06-2011, 03:32 PM
#5
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Location: Northbrook, IL
Posts: 594
Oh man, Grokion looks bad ass, too bad they don't have an iPad version. What platformers are everbody playing on iPad?
01-06-2011, 03:57 PM
#6
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if you want a good platformer get They Need to be Fed. Platforming similar to mario galaxy but 2D. innovative in some ways. it has a high replayability due to collecting diamonys lo unlock certain bonus levels, easy controls and a minimalist graphic style that goes along very well. well polished and cheap, just 1 dollar

my second recommendation goes to EDGE. But you sould have that one already, its from 2009 but updated for iphone 4. Its a really good platformer with multiple options to control it, nice graphics, great soundtrack, a good challenge. its 3$ and worth every cent
if you have the means i recommend getting both of them
01-06-2011, 04:02 PM
#7
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Sonic 4 is the best imo followed by
Giana Sisters
Super Quick Hook
Hook Champ
Bounce On 2
Edge
Hook World
Pix'n Rush
Frogatto
01-06-2011, 04:06 PM
#8
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Oh darn! How could I forget Frogatto? A great platformer!

Currently Enjoying: BUG HEROES 2
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01-06-2011, 04:12 PM
#9
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chop chop ninja is free for today only so you should probabbly chek that out
01-06-2011, 04:15 PM
#10
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Yeah that was a great one in it's time.

Currently Enjoying: BUG HEROES 2
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Originally Posted by JBRUU View Post
Ninny speaks the truth.