LATEST iPHONE GAME REVIEWS
By Matt Wales 15 March 2013
Purple Cape | Developer:
Josh Presseisen | Publisher:
Crescent Moon Games | Format:
iPhone, iPad | Genre:
Platform | Players:
1 | Version:
It's a bit of a mystery why more games don't star frogs. Let's be honest - Frogger and Super Frog hardly make a stellar turn out for a species practically invented for the jumping genre.
Based on the evidence of Purple Cape, though, perhaps we should be thankful for the dearth of amphibian heroes after all.
Purple Cape, you see, is a frog-based game almost exclusively about jumping. With a swipe of a finger, Purps launches himself forward with airborne gusto. Swipe mid-hop and he remains defiant against gravity, rarely ever needing to touch the ground.
A nicely presented physics-based platformer made utterly infuriating by erratic controls and unavoidable death