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Mutant Mudds
Jumping to a higher plane
By Jon Mundy 07 December 2012
Game Name: Mutant Mudds | Developer: Renegade Kid | Publisher: Renegade Kid | Format: iPhone, iPad | Genre: Platform | Players: 1 | Version: Europe
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Life in a 2D platformer must be oddly frustrating.

All those glorious, vibrant pixel-art landscapes whizzing past in the background, yet you can never hope to go and smell the flowers or walk in the hills.

Nope, you're stuck on a single plane filled with roving enemies, treacherous gaps, and insta-death spikes.

Platform heaven

If that's the case, then Mutant Mudds's universe must be some kind of Utopia for Sonic, Mario, and co.

While Mutant Mudds is a pretty generic retro 2D platformer in most respects, it has one neat twist - you can skip over to the background at certain points throughout the levels, as well as jumping forward to the foreground.
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Summary
Mutant Mudds remains a fun yet frustrating experience on iOS, with its quirky plane-switching mechanic going some way to making up for its frustratingly exacting 2D platform gameplay
RATING
7/10
 
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