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BADLAND delivers brutal, beautiful sidescrolling to iOS


2:00 AM on 10.11.2012



Whoa. I almost missed BADLAND, an "atmospheric side-scrolling action adventure" that's being designed for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch by ex-RedLynx (Trials Evolution) developers Johannes Vuorinen and Juhana Myllys, but I'm so glad I didn't.

Admittedly, things start off a bit slow -- if still very pretty -- but the collectible items quickly make this footage compelling. Mechanically, I'm reminded of a mash-up between the Lantern Run mode in Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet and LocoRoco, if that makes sense.

Seems like a terrific fit for the platform, though some of you will surely be calling for developer Frogmind to consider bringing this elsewhere. Apparently, what's been shown so far is only a glimpse of what BADLAND actually is. That and the aforementioned genre description have me feeling mighty curious.

BADLAND delivers brutal, beautiful sidescrolling to iOS photo
BADLAND delivers brutal, beautiful sidescrolling to iOS photo
BADLAND delivers brutal, beautiful sidescrolling to iOS photo
BADLAND delivers brutal, beautiful sidescrolling to iOS photo
BADLAND delivers brutal, beautiful sidescrolling to iOS photo
BADLAND delivers brutal, beautiful sidescrolling to iOS photo







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