Updated September 6, 2018: New entries added
Without a serious set of physical controls, the smartphone isn't the natural habitat for the traditional platformer.
Which makes the following list of 25 games all the more remarkable. These are brilliant, beautiful, and frequently bonkers mutations of the games we used to play in the '80s and '90s.
Part of that success is down to the way mobile developers have perfected those touchscreen controls over the years. At other times, completely new movement systems have been introduced.
Whether they're 2D, 3D, or something in between, we've picked out 25 outstanding Android platformers. Don't agree with our selection? Then let us know your favourites in the comments below.