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App description: *** App Store Best of 2012 ***

RUN, JUMP, and SLIDE to save the day!
Collect coins and find hidden Golden Shorts!
Earn more stars with faster times!

84 different levels across 2 game modes
6 unique environments
Choose from over 170 disguises to wear
Race against a ghost of your best score
Earn achievements both online and offline
Easy access to Game Center scores
Ability to customize controls
View various game stats
iOS 7 Controller Support

Universal app for iPhone, iPod touch & iPad!

IGN - "BeaverTap Games fully delivers on its promise of pure platforming bliss."
5/5 - TouchArcade - "The controls are as flawless as virtual controls get."
4/4 - Slide To Play - "Masterful level design; gobs of replay value; wonderful graphics"
5/5 - Gamezebo - "Mikey Shorts does not let up or disappoint."
5/5 - AppSpy - "There's something for everyone."
5/5 - 148Apps - "When I make a great run through a level, it feels like Im an expert game speedrunner, nailing every jump like the world is traveling in slow-motion."

Twitter: @beavertapgames
Facebook: facebook.com/beavertapgames

Sanuku's comments:

08-22-2012, 05:38 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,656
Looks like a cheap night for me

This is the only game i'm after so far, it looks great

08-22-2012, 05:43 AM

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This does look great. Have a look around 0:25 on the video - it shows the controls can be moved around.

Also - I can't see any sign of IAPs.

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I like plenty of bad games, but I don't go around telling people they are good.

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08-22-2012, 05:50 AM
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 2,993
Looks like quite a good game!!!
08-22-2012, 06:01 AM
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yup, no IAPs, and the game is FAN-FREAK'N-TAS-TIC!!!

I was lucky enough to help beta test this one, and fell IN LOVE with it while exploring every nook and cranny of the game.

It is a speedrun platformer, but it's more casual, with less strict time limits. You can also explore each level for a hidden pair of shorts, as well as get all the coins in a stage to get the coin medal for each stage. There's loads of content, and even more items in the shop to customize the look of Mikey.

Really, I haven't loved a platformer like this since Mos Speedrun. =oD

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08-22-2012, 06:39 AM
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Boston,MA
Posts: 1,100
Wow really since Mos Speedrun...definitely will check out.Isn't this developed by a couple of TA guys?
08-22-2012, 06:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Biggavelli View Post
Wow really since Mos Speedrun...definitely will check out.Isn't this developed by a couple of TA guys?
yup... two guys, both named named Mike. TA did a little post about em a while ago...


:;:2016 GOTY:;: Imbroglio
08-22-2012, 06:52 AM
Mikey Shorts was created by handsome TouchArcade forum members qpawn and mikeg123!

We're thankful for all of the support from the forum! We're extremely excited for our first release! We can't wait for everybody to play!

We're happy to answer any questions!

BeaverTap Games, creators of the 2D platformers Mikey Shorts, Mikey Hooks, and Mikey Boots.
beavertapgames.com - @beavertapgames - facebook.com/beavertapgames
08-22-2012, 06:56 AM
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 8,735
Originally Posted by BeaverTap Games View Post
We're happy to answer any questions!
Here's a question for you: Would you be so kind as to just release the game this very second so I don't have to go insane for the next 15 hours?

Haha, just kidding. Congrats on the release guys...can't wait to finally get this.

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08-22-2012, 07:02 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
Not a fan of "speed run" type of platformers at all, but no IAP and movable controls pretty much make this a purchase by default.