• arrow
    LOG IN 
    • Log in using an option below.
         
      Forgot password?
      Login with Facebook
      Sign in with Twitter

  • REGISTER
ABOUT US
Contact Us Who Are We? Hall Of Fame Advertising With PG Games Archive
BEST GAMES
Best games on iPhone Best games on iPad Best games on Android
FREE STUFF
Best free games on iPhone Best free games on iPad Best free games on Android Competitions
GAME SALES
iPhone game sales iPad game sales Android game sales
UPDATED GAMES
Latest iPhone game updates Latest iPad game updates Latest Android game updates
NEW RELEASES
New iPhone games New iPad games New Android games
MORE PG SITES
PG.biz PG FRANCE PG Game Guides PG GameHubs PG Connects 2014
MORE SM SITES
AppSpy Free App Alliance 148 Apps Android Rundown iPhone Quality Index iPad Quality Index Android Quality Index Swipe Magazine Best App Ever Awards
PARTNERS
Metacritic
GameRankings
Pocket Gamer on NewsNow
GamesTracker
dx.net
UK Mobile Pages Directory
Skinflint Price Comparison
iPhone  header logo

 IPHONE NEWS

Hi, How Are You; Daniel Johnston themed game hops to App Store

It doesn't get stranger than this

Product: Hi, How Are You | Developer: Dr Fun Fun | Genre: Platform, Puzzle
For: iPhone
 
Hi, How Are You iPhone, thumbnail 1
Folk musician Daniel Johnston is something of an acquired taste.

Suffering from bipolar disorder, his work is sometimes inspired but often unfocused, meaning he's perhaps best experienced when intepreted by others.

At least he has high profile fans. Everyone from Sebadoh to Tom Waits, The Flaming Lips, Sparklehorse, Beck and Bright Eyes have covered his songs.

Combining this music with his sketchy drawing style, Hi, How Are You brings the experience to the iPhone and iPod touch in a form of a 3D physics-based puzzle platform game.

That in itself is fairly bizarre, but the plot - Satan turns Jeremiah into a frog and steals his girlfriend, forcing you to guide said frog through 25 levels to reverse the curse and regain the girl - is pure Johnston.

The game's controls work via the iDevices' accelerometer or using a virtual D-pad depending on the specific levels. You'll have to avoid enemies, as well as overcoming obstacles, and unlocking bonus items.

Bronze, silver and gold trophies are awarded depending on your performance.

The game contains 20 achievements, each of which grants access to unique artwork, while Facebook and Twitter integration allows you to post your scores online.

Of course, the attraction of the game is likely to be limited to those who already have some interest in Johnston, but it's another reminder of the range of experiences that can be found on the App Store.

Hi, How Are You is out now, at an introductory price of 99c, €0.79 or 59p. Hit the Buy It! button to be immediately turned into a frog.
 

Reviewer photo
Jon Jordan 25 September 2009
Have your say! Related stories  
Post a comment - Please log in to leave a comment
Pocket Gamer Biz     PG Login
Login with Facebook Sign in with Twitter
Show: Latest | Oldest
Joined:
Oct 2006
Post count:
447
splat | 01:52 - 1 October 2009
I think you need to be a Daniel Johnston fan though. Too weird otherwise
Anonymous | 01:23 - 1 October 2009
Awesome game; different from all other iphone games.
Anonymous | 23:16 - 25 September 2009
I enjoyed this marble madness / PAC man platformer

 
POPULAR STORIES
LATEST COMMENTS
LATEST NEWS
LATEST VIDEOS VIDEO REVIEWS