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Hamad & Sahar – A casual 2D platformer with so much cuteness!

Hamad & Sahar (by Space Crescent) is a casual 2D platformer game for iOS that really takes inspiration from some of the classics. Starting out in an Arabic neighborhood, the game is set in the fictional world of Arabian folktales. The game begins when an evil witch abducts your sister (or brother) depending on which…

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News

Drop Free – Ready for an insanely-addictive platformer?

Drop, Tap, Jump – How hard could it be? The UH Development team wanted to create a simple yet addictive game that kept users coming back. We had an idea, so we developed and then published hoping the world would enjoy what we had to offer. Our motto is simple, revolutionize the game app market,…

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FoxyLand – Retro Platformer

Platformer games are one of the oldest game genres, yet they are still very successful today. Just think, the first such games appeared in the distant eighties! If you argue that, “Back then the alternatives just weren’t good enough!”, then how can we explain the current popularity of platformer games? Well, platformers usually look pretty nice, without…

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Painter Patty – a Fresh Take on the Arcade Platformer

Experience a modern take on the classic arcade platformer genre in “Painter Patty”, a new and free game available for Android devices. Help Patty rescue her kidnapped friend by traversing 20 colorful stages with countless beautifully animated opponents. Backstory It was one of those days where nothing seemed to go as expected for Patty, a…

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TrapAdventure 2 – The cruelest platformer you will ever play…😈

If you thought Getting Over It (by Bennett Foddy) was hard, today we’ve got a game that is just plain cruel. Although the developer HIROYOSHI OSHIBA doesn’t explicitly state that the game was designed to hurt people – like Bennett Foddy did in his intro video for Getting Over It – he does state “I can’t take any responsibilities for the displeasure this game may cause.” So I guess it’s your own responsibility not to destroy your smartphone…

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Review

Flat Pack – The Best AR Platformer Game Ever!

If you’re a fan of all things cool and new, today we’ve got a game you’ll want to check out! For players lucky (or stupid) enough to have updated to the bug-filled iOS 11 on the day of release! Today we’ve got a game to cheer you up…😢 Flat Pack may be the coolest 2D/3D platformer…

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Hop Swap – A puzzling double-sided platformer

Do you enjoy playing “platformer” games on your mobile device? …Surprisingly a lot of people don’t… Due to the lack of physical buttons, a lot of players find platformer games on mobile just plain annoying! So when nitrome released its newest game – a mobile platformer – we had to give it a try… Hop…

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Super Cat Tales – A super cute 2D platformer with no Game Over…!?

Who doesn’t like cute games? Even if your favorite game is a first person zombie shooter(!) chances are you’ve still smiled while playing Nintendogs at least once in your life… Somewhere deep down we all have a soft spot for games like Super Cat Tales… Super Cat Tales is a retro pixel style 2D runner game based…

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Beware, Square – A scary dark platformer with lots of spikes…!

Do you like dark, slightly scary, platform games? If so, we’ve got a new game that is dark, scary, challenging, and a little annoying… Beware, Square is a game about a square character and his terrifying midnight adventures in a red spike filled wasteland. Your mission in this game, is to prevent this little guy from dying…

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Panic Drop – The first “easy” drop down platformer ever?

“Panic Drop” what comes to mind when you first hear this name? For us it was something about falling to our painful death onto some hard object.💀  If you imagined something along similar lines we don’t blame you, but surprisingly in this game you hardly ever “fall” to your death… What!? Panic Drop is actually a…

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Jump – a puzzle + a platformer = !?

What!? Ketchapp’s got a game that’s actually easy!? Well yes, or at least to a degree… Jump is a simple platformer game made of squishy jelly like trampolines, a ball, and a goal and is played a lot like how you’d play Super Mario, just with way simpler stages. Your mission in this game is…

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Pre-Release

HopBound Pre-Release Preview with Darius Guerrero from AppSir

This is our quick interview with the creators of HopBound coming soon on iOS and Android. Before the game is released, we would like to take this opportunity to ask a few questions about the game – hopefully without spoiling too much of the action. 😉 Let’s go! — Thank you for taking the time…

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Interview

LoFive – Developer Spotlight with Alternate Bit

Here we are, back with yet another exciting Developer Spotlight! Today we are taking a moment to shine the spotlight on LoFive by Alternate Bit! Before we start we would like to thank Brett for collaborating with us and for taking the time to talk with us about LoFive! 😃 Thanks Brett – Let’s go!…

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I’ve Got A Brand New Pair Of Legs – Silly as the name may sound, this game is hard

I’ve Got A Brand New Pair Of Legs is the 4th game by Ashley Spencer-Phillips we’ve featured here on Edamame Reviews and this one is probably the hardest of them all. It also may just be the longest named game we have ever reviewed as well, so bonus points there? Featuring Chris as the main…

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Interview

Fait – Developer Spotlight with Voltage Development

Today we are taking a moment to shine the spotlight on Fait by Voltage Development! Before we start we’d like to thank Maksym for collaborating with us and for taking the time to talk with us about Fait! 😃 Thanks Maksym! Let’s get started! *Some answers have been edited for clarity. /// Thank you for…

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Press Release

An upcoming Qatari game to teach Arabic reading!

Rawi Al-Kotob, A Qatari company, specializing in providing audiobooks for the web and mobile users. Have showcased their upcoming educational mobile game “Rawi & Rawia Adventure” in the national Doha book fair. The game has developed to contain Arabic words and paragraphs from famous Arabian storybooks. Which to teach young students how to speak Arabic…

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Interview

Interview with Random Interactive the creator of Escape From Everwood

Here we are, back with another developer interview! This time with Random Interactive the creator of Escape From Everwood. Before we start we’d like to thank Stuart for participating in our interview and for answering all of our geeky questions! Thanks! /// Thanks for taking the time to talk to us about Escape From Everwood!…

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How developers game: with Space Crescent the creators of Hamad & Sahar

Welcome to our series on “How developers game”. Today we’re talking with Space Crescent the creator of Hamad & Sahar – sharing a little about how developers both play and make their favorite games! Before we start we would like to thank the Space Crescent Team for participating in our interview and for answering all…

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Our interview with Space Crescent the developer of Hamad & Sahar

Here we are, back with another developer interview! This time with Space Crescent the creator of Hamad & Sahar. Before we start we’d like to thank the Space Crescent Team for participating in our interview and for answering all of our geeky questions! Thanks! /// Thanks for taking the time to talk to us about…

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Our interview with Spheroid Games the developers of Spheroid X

Here we are, back with another developer interview! This time with Spheroid Games the creator of Spheroid X! Before we start we’d like to thank the Spheroid Games Team for participating in our interview and for answering all of our geeky questions! Thanks! /// Thanks for taking the time to talk to us about Spheroid…