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  • Publisher: XS720 Ltd
  • Genre: Family
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 17.9 MB
  • Version: 1.4
  • Price: Free
  • Average User Rating:
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App description: A retro style platform game containing level after level after level. Is that your idea of platform heaven or your idea of Platform Hell!

Use your skill and ability to collect diamonds and dodge monsters. Collect all the diamonds to unlock the exit door which will take you to the next level. Complete the level without losing energy to gain a medal. Beat the target time to win a gold medal. Complete all levels to finish the game.

-80 colourful levels
-Win medals for each level
-Beat the target times for each level
-Beat your fastest times for each level
-10 leaderboards (Game Center)
-20 achievements (Game Center)
-iCade support

Buy the pro version to get access to level selection and random mode.

Capture video of your fastest times and upload them to YouTube, Twitter or Facebook

"Deliberately garish presentation brightens up a relentlessly tough retro challenge."
"Hardly anyone is going to be disappointed with this game ..."
"Graphically subtle, it is not."
"You might as well smash yourself in the eyes with a kaleidoscope."
"... pink & turquoise kick-in-the-nuts nightmare ..."
"All it needs are a few bouncing toilets and giant telephones..."
"The clue is in the title of the game. This is a platform game for people who want to have their gaming prowess broken and humiliated."
80/100 - www.arcadelife.co.uk

"The visual look like an interesting mix of decent 8bit objects and gaudy backgrounds, and the soundtrack sounds like it might be chiptune greatness."
10 New App Store Games To Watch (April 11-17) - www.touchmyapps.com

"Platform Hell: Turned Out To Be Bliss"
"Having played several levels, I had to pry my fingers from the iPhone just to type out this review, it is darn addictive. The graphics and soundtrack reflect the games objective of being a homage to retro games, and that to me, is just too cool."
4/5 - www.nineoverten.com

"I really enjoyed trying to beat the target times when I picked this game up."
4/5 - Today's featured app 23-Apr-2011 - www.appdigity.com

-Features 6 great chiptunes

-Supports iOS 4.3 and above
-Supports iPhone 3GS / 4 and newer, iPod 3rd and 4th generation and newer. Supports retina display.
-Supports iPad1, iPad2 and iPad3 with retina display.

kickflip720's comments:
Retro style platform game Platform Hell! available for iPhone

Platform Hell! is a retro style platform game with simple and addictive game play, containing many colorful levels.

In Platform Hell! the player has to dodge monsters and collect diamonds to open the exit to the next level. If the target time is beaten the player wins a medal. Complete all levels and collect a gold medal on each to complete the game. Levels are quick and fast paced, although mastering them all will take some time.

Platform Hell Pro ($0.99)
The Pro version of Platform Hell! contains 50 levels, which are unlocked after completion. It contains two modes, normal and random. Normal mode allows progression between stages in a regular order. Random mode presents the levels in an arbitrary order, even if the level has been previously unlocked.

Platform Hell (Free)
The free version of Platform Hell! will contain every level available in the paid version of the game. What’s the catch? Every time you start a new game you have to start at level one, like games used to be played back in the 80’s. The free game only contains normal mode.

04-12-2011, 02:43 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,739
Sweet. Starting off with the free version and we'll see how it goes

Some of those background images are downright garish... I love it! Reminds me of 8-bit gaming when people just didn't give a crap about bright colours and putting red next to pink.

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04-12-2011, 02:59 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 11,344
Instant purchase for me, looks great. Thanks
04-12-2011, 03:50 PM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 628
I'm surprised to see this was released now. I didn't expect this on the app store anytime soon.
04-12-2011, 03:52 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 11,344
On level 4 now. Great old skool platforming. Sometimes the guy jumping is a bit fiddley but still plays well. Looks like it had lots of levels. Well worth it
04-12-2011, 03:58 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Coolidge, AZ
Posts: 5,934
Actually pretty fun hahahaaha

Agreed with Midian too. The colours are awesome.

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04-12-2011, 06:06 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 1,884
Looks pretty good. Wish it had Game Center though instead of Openfeint...

Game Center ID: Snooptalian
04-12-2011, 07:18 PM
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Italy
Posts: 2,916
wow a free platformer? and it's good! downloading it...

I love this world!
04-12-2011, 07:33 PM
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Houston/Austin, TX
Posts: 13,250
Bought the pro version. Quality platformers just won't stop coming these days damn. The game is quite a bit of fun and is in the same vein as MS/LoE. I just hope that GameCenter is incorporated in the future.

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04-13-2011, 12:22 AM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 41
Thanks for the comments.

Game center will be coming in a future release. I hope to make regular releases with extra levels - currently there are 50, I would like to double this within the next few months