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Sleepwalker's Journey
Slumber party
by Matt Wales 21/11/2012
Product: Sleepwalker's Journey
Developer: 11 bit studios
Publisher: 11 bit studios
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Platform, Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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If you happen to have your historic hat on, you might remember a 1993 Ocean game called Sleepwalker.

Sleepwalker's Journey
 is quite a lot like that, but in place of a canine assistant you've got your finger. Using that tool you've got to guide perpetual somnabulator Moonboy across 45 twilit casual platform stages, adjusting the world with a series of carefully timed swipes.

Each 'dream' features three moons and a number of stars - all of which must be gathered within a devilishly tight time limit to score gold.

The trouble is, you've no direct control over Moonboy himself. Lost in the land of nod, he marches ever-onward - and only contact with a strategically placed pillow can flip the poor soul in the opposite direction. ...
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Summary
A slick, accessible platform-puzzler with a satisfying emphasis on fast reactions and quick thinking
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 7
Value: 7
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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