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Guide a creature to each goal

Badland is a side-scrolling, action adventure game set in a forest-like environment


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Danger Filled Worlds
$0.99 in the App Store

Badland is a side-scrolling, action adventure game set in a forest-like environment. With over 100 levels, you must guide your strange creature to each goal while watching out for dangerous traps and avoiding obstacles. The game has won several awards for its creative design and physic-based gameplay. There's also local co-op multiplayer.

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Danger Filled Worlds. There are dangers everywhere in the world of Badland. Spinning saw blades, falling rocks, bombs, and much more.

Danger Filled Worlds
Co-Op Or Versus Multiplayer

Co-Op Or Versus Multiplayer. Play with others in co-op or versus challenges in specially made multiplayer levels.

Collect Power-Ups. You will need to pick up power-ups to make it through the levels. The power-ups can grow, shrink, multiply, speed up, and slow down your character.

Collect Power-Ups

What is it about?

Badland takes you on an interesting side-scrolling journey with a quirky little character. This round oddity flies, rolls, and bounces as you continue tapping to keep it moving. You will watch out for dangers, shrink and grow when you must, and enjoy physics-based gameplay.

For those who...

  • Love action
  • Prefer side-scrolling adventure games

Not for those who...

  • Don't like intense action games
  • Like standard puzzle games

Why we love it

This adventure has attractive graphics and is set in an almost eerie environment. You must keep moving to survive and look up ahead to prepare for the dangers and obstacles you will encounter. Badland has just the right amount of challenge to make it enjoyable to play.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Adventure Action
Last updated
February 24, 2022
Release date
April 3, 2013
More info

BADLAND is $0.99 but there are more add-ons

  • Free

    Doomsday Level Pack

  • Free

    Daydream Level Pack

App Store Description

Fly and survive through the Game of the Year -winning action adventure BADLAND.

Over 100 MILLION players and counting!
App Store iPad GAME OF THE YEAR!
WINNER of the Apple Design Award!
Apple Editors' Choice worldwide!

5/5 - AppSmile - "A standout game"
4/4 - Slide to Play - "A must-download"
5/5 - AppSpy - "An absolute treat to play"
5/5 - Apple’N'Apps - "One of the best games"
9/10 - Destructoid - "A hallmark of excellence"
4.5/5 - TouchArcade - "Easy to recommend"

“BADLAND is a standout game that we can’t stop playing.” -- AppSmile

“BADLAND’s unique gameplay and atmosphere make it a must-download.” -- Slide to Play

“BADLAND doesn’t simply look pretty, it’s an absolute treat to play.” -- AppSpy

“One of the best experiences on iOS.” -- Apple’N'Apps

“A hallmark of excellence.” -- Destructoid

WINNER of the Apple Design Award
WINNER of the Nordic Indie Sensation Award at Nordic Game
WINNER of the Best Project at Game Connection Europe
WINNER of the SCEE Award at Game Connection Europe
WINNER of the Best Game - Arcade & Action at the Tabby Awards
Selected Indie Game at PAX 10
Editors' Choice in Macworld

BADLAND is an award-winning atmospheric side-scrolling action adventure platformer set in a gorgeous forest full of various inhabitants, trees and flowers. Although the forest appears to be right out of a beautiful fairy tale, there’s something terribly wrong. The player controls one of the forest dwellers to find out what’s going on, and discovers an astonishing number of imaginative traps and obstacles on the way.

BADLAND takes side-scrollers to the next level with its innovative physics-based gameplay combined with stunning, atmospheric graphics and audio.

BADLAND also features a highly original local multiplayer mode for up to four players on the same device, where the name of the game is survival of the fittest with no rules. It’s totally OK to push your rivals in front of spinning circular saws to survive. Or, if that's too rough for you, you can also cooperate with your friends and play the modified single player campaign with up to four players.

- SINGLE PLAYER campaign with 100+ truly unique levels
- VERSUS mode for up to four players on the same device in 30+ levels
- COOPERATIVE mode for up to four players
-- Survive the modified single player campaign with your friends
- LEVEL EDITOR: Create levels, share & play!
-- Start from scratch or modify the official levels
- LEVEL WORLD: New levels to play all the time
-- Discuss with the other level makers, share tips and watch level making tutorials at
- Intuitive one-touch controls combined with innovative level design
- Supports 3D Touch
-- Super precise flying using touch
-- Quick actions added to home screen icon to quickly access single player and editor
- Highly immersive audiovisual gaming experience
- iCloud support (player's game progress is synced with all linked iOS devices)
- Game Controller support

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