by Damien McFerran 16/9/2013
Product: Little Galaxy
Developer: Bitmap Galaxy
Publisher: Bitmap Galaxy
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Mars is the closest planet to Earth. It takes between 150 and 300 days to travel to the Red Planet from our home planet (depending on the speed of your ship and how much fuel you're able to burn to make the trip).
Your character in Little Galaxy, however, is able to hop and skip gleefully between celestial bodies with the minimum of fuss. Via a single tap of the screen, he can jump out off his current ball of rock and fly towards the next planet.
Each planet in the game rotates, so you need to time your tap to make sure your spaceman doesn't drift off into the inky blackness of space.
With this whimsical and endearing game, Bitmap Galaxy hits the sweet spot between simplicity and compelling challenge. Practically anyone can play and enjoy it, though it still demands skilful play
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