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Immersive Platformer Adventures For iOS

Platformer games share a common thread of running along, hopping over gaps, picking up collectibles, and jumping on or avoiding enemies. Some differentiate themselves by delivering a grand scale adventure with a deluxe storyline and atmospheric environment. These games deliver deluxe adventures with the platformer as simply the gameplay mechanic.

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Platformer Challenge
Leo's Fortune

Leo's Fortune

1337 & Senri LLC

Help Leo gather his fortune back in a Rube Goldberg-inspired platformer

Leo’s Fortune is a platform adventure game where you hunt down the cunning and mysterious thief that stole your gold. Beautifully hand-crafted levels bring the story of Leo to life in this epic adventure. Voyage through lush environments from mossy forests and arid deserts, to pirate cities and snowy mountains.

LIMBO
LIMBO

LIMBO

Playdead

Uncertain of his sister's fate, a boy enters LIMBO

Uncertain of his sister's fate, a boy enters LIMBO.

What the press said:

“Limbo is as close to perfect at what it does as a game can get.”
10/10 – Destructoid

“The game is a masterpiece.”
5/5 – GiantBomb

“Limbo is genius. Freaky, weird genius. Disturbing, uncomfortable genius.”
5/5 – The Escapist

“Dark, disturbing, yet eerily beautiful, Limbo is a world that deserves to be explored.”
5/5 – Joystiq

Winner...

Upgrade Dandara's abilities
Dandara

Dandara

Raw Fury

Dandara takes your idea and expectations of a metroidvania platformer and turns it upside down with a fresh new experience.

Dandara is a vast metroidvania platformer game that will turn your world upside down.

Also Good

Apps with average score

Immersive journey
Thomas Was Alone

Simple Jumping at It’s Most Complex

Thomas Was Alone

Thomas Was Alone

Bossa Studios Ltd

Thomas Was Alone is a game as unassuming as its title. This simple puzzle platformer lets you take on the role of a sentient rectangle, Thomas. It rises above mediocrity with hauntingly minimalist levels made with geometric designs and dimly-cast shadows. The game combines physics-like elements with puzzles of increasing...

Candleman
Candleman

An adventure aglow with candlelight.

Candleman

Candleman

中手游

Candleman only has ten seconds of light before needing to be replenished. This adventure game uses the mechanics of light and shadow to challenge you.

Safe Cracker
Playdead's INSIDE

The best part is that after a few sudden changes, you come to expect them, which builds up suspense as you move through the world.

Playdead's INSIDE

Playdead's INSIDE

Playdead

Inside continues the 2D puzzle platformer formula of Limbo, and enhances it in nearly every way. Prepare for a suspenseful storyline filled with eerie moments.

Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty
Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty

Oddworld has various adventures, and this one is a 2.5D platformer.

Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty

Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty

Oddworld Inhabitants Inc

Guide Abe the mudokon, and try to save his fellow Mudokons with classic platforming skill mixed with special powers. You can take control of enemies to solve puzzle sequences in addition to the core platformer set up.

Super Fancy Pants Adventure
Super Fancy Pants Adventure

Fancy Pants returns in an all new fast paced platformer for iOS.

Super Fancy Pants Adventure

Super Fancy Pants Adventure

Kongregate

Fancy Pants has starred in many games on many platforms, and yet the most recent still continues what makes it great. It's a high speed platformer with silky smooth presentation, and slick level design for free flowing action.

Solve puzzles
Never Alone: Ki Edition

A puzzle platformer that lets you play as Nuna, and her trusty fox companion

Never Alone: Ki Edition

Never Alone: Ki Edition

E-Line Media

Play as Nuna and her trusty fox as you try to survive in the Arctic. It's a puzzle platformer that requires you to switch between two characters to figure out the path forward. There's an authentic Inuit storyline as well as realistic snow environment to add to the overall expereince.

WonderWorlds
WonderWorlds

A 3D platformer adventure reminiscent of Little Big Planet.

WonderWorlds

WonderWorlds

Tequila Works, SL

Get ready to grab, jump, tumble and throw your way through hundreds of levels, collecting objects, stickers and costumes along the way. You can also create your own levels, and simply enjoy the ornate 3D design.

Momoka: An Interplanetary Adventure
Momoka: An Interplanetary Adventure
Momoka: An Interplanetary Adventure

Momoka: An Interplanetary Adventure

Felwig Games LLP

"tons of fun... you really can feel all the heart and soul that went into this game", Game of the Week -TouchArcade
"Momoka has a near-flawless control scheme... insanely responsive", 10/10 -AppAdvice
"The best part of Momoka is there’s so much to do”, 8/10 -Apple’N’Apps
"heaps of heart… a delight for anyone who...

Paper Monsters Recut
Paper Monsters Recut
Paper Monsters Recut

Paper Monsters Recut

Crescent Moon Games

On Sale for Halloween! 66% off!

The full Paper Monsters Recut experience is now on iOS with every gorgeous detail.
Dive into the world of Paper Monsters Recut and watch a living world made out of paper, cardboard, and even a few cotton balls unfold right before your eyes!

--FEATURES--
- Stunning...

Cordy 2
Cordy 2
Cordy 2

Cordy 2

SilverTree Media

** App Store "Editors' Choice" **
"Everything I want from a platformer is right here in Cordy 2." - Kotaku

— Try before you buy! —
SilverTree Media is proud to introduce Cordy 2! The sequel to the hit games Cordy and Cordy Sky!

After a long and harrowing journey, Cordy and Volt finally...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Toby: The Secret Mine

Toby: The Secret Mine

Headup Games GmbH & Co KG

A challenging puzzle platformer inspired by games like Limbo, Nihilumbra or Badland.

“The game looks and sounds beautiful. I personally found the game extremely immersive.”
Keengamer

"Toby is a charming and solid platformer with plenty of fun challenges and difficult obstacles to overcome."
GoneWithTheWin

“I enjoyed the game a lot. Loved the art-style and the game play was also really solid from what I've seen up till now. I don't really have any complaints, just a really solid platformer overall!”
GamersObservation

"Honorable Mention in the Indie Revolution Expo 2015."
IndieGameRiot.com, 19 July, 2015


STORY:
A peaceful way of life in a small village in the mountains was thrown into disorder. Someone has kidnapped most of its residents. A couple of brave hearts tried to rescue their friends but none of them has returned. Little Toby didn’t want to just sit and wait so he decided to find them by himself. He went to the near deep forest but he soon realized this is just a beginning.

Go with Toby on an eerie adventure in a dark and creepy world full of dangerous situations, enemies and challenging puzzles.

FEATURES:
- Various beautifully handcrafted environments and great visual effects
- Lots of different puzzles
- Many dangerous and challenging traps and enemies
- Many hours of fun

Get lost in the shadows and pray you find your way out...


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The Beggar's Ride™

The Beggar's Ride™

Bad Seed SRL

"..a wonderfully slick production.." Pocket Gamer

"..charm and heart in spades. And a narrative that will push you on to see what happens next" Pocket Gamer

"This is one of the more beautiful platformers on mobile — and that’s saying something. It’s a great sit down and play game, well worth picking up. Premium game with no IAP." Slide to Play

One night an old man found a mysterious mask; a key to a world hidden on the other side of the rain. It was destined for a hero, a champion, a saviour, but the old man was just a beggar.

Uncover the secrets held within the mask as you journey through strange and beautiful lands wielding god like powers over the world around you and discover the truth behind who The Beggar really is!

The Beggar’s Ride is a unique and innovative Platform Puzzle Adventure Game where the player can manipulate the environment to solve puzzles in a deep and intriguing story of discovery.

The Beggar’s Ride is a true premium experience on iOS devices. Pay once, no hidden extras or In App Purchases.

Features

• A huge world full of intriguing and fiendish puzzles to solve
• 4 masks to discover each granting god like powers
• Collectables, secret areas and much more!

For the best experience please use:

• iPhone 5 and up
• iPad Mini 2 and up
• iPad 4 and up

Snailboy: Rise of Hermitron

Snailboy: Rise of Hermitron

Thoopid

***SALE 50% OFF FOR LIMITED TIME ONLY***

Description:
Sling into an incredible underwater adventure to save the Coral Kingdom. Play 25 intoxicating levels and face off against Hermitron in this fun physics platformer.

Story:
Deep in the lowest depths of the ocean, an evil hermit crab known as Hermitron, along with his sidekick, Harold the Barnacle, are viciously taking over the underwater kingdom. Snailboy, the shell obsessed slugger, must help his new found sea friends restore the Guardian Shell Statue and reclaim their world as he slings into the next magical installment of Snailboy, Rise of Hermitron!

Features:
- Explore and play the first 3 levels absolutely FREE.
- Set off on an incredible adventure with AMAZING VISUALS.
- SLING, STICK, SWIM and HOP your way through the ocean depths.
- COLLECT super slimeys and use SPECIAL ABILITIES.
- Use awesome POWER UPS and defeat evil Minions.
- FIND secret caves with hidden treasures.
- EARN Achievement badges for every level.
- DEFEAT HERMITRON in the BOSS LEVEL and save the Kingdom.

Cordy

Cordy

SilverTree Media

• TOP 10 BEST GAMES - The New York Times.

• #1 APP in the United States, Canada, China, Germany, France, Spain and many more!

• BEST APPS ON APP STORE. Featured "New & Noteworthy", "Staff Favorite", "Great Platformer", and "App of the Week" by Apple in numerous countries.

CORDY is the little robot with the big job - to power up his world! Help Cordy run, jump, push, pull, lift, throw, bounce, swing, and hover in this beautiful console-quality 3D puzzle platform game. Download now, and get ready to harness the power of pure fun! "One of mobile gaming's most accomplished platformers." -IGN. "gorgeous... compelling" -Pocket Gamer & The Guardian.

• HOURS OF GAMEPLAY. The full game is packed with many more levels that increase in length, with fast-paced fun and ramped difficulty! "Tons of Replay Value" -Touch Arcade.

• PLAY FREE BEFORE YOU BUY. Try 4 free awesome levels so you can be sure you like the game. You can buy the full game from within using In-App Billing. This feature can be disabled using Restrictions in your iOS device's Settings menu.

• WANT MORE GAMES LIKE THIS? Play CORDY SKY and SLEEPY JACK! Top 10 Best Games of Year: "Adorable Psychonauts-esque presentation and solid gameplay...that is also tight and arcadey" -Pocket Gamer. BEST APP OF THE WEEK: "It's the sort of happiness-inducing experience that you want to share with everyone." -Kotaku

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