Pocket Gamer
Game review
Purple Cape
Ribbit-ulous
by Matt Wales 15/3/2013
Product: Purple Cape
Developer: Crescent Moon Games
Publisher: Crescent Moon Games
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Platform
Players: 1
Version: Europe
screenshot
[enlarge screenshot]
3 more pictures >
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. ...
Read more >

Summary
A nicely presented physics-based platformer made utterly infuriating by erratic controls and unavoidable death
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 4
Value: 6
Innovation: 5
Overall: 4
More reviews >
Pocket Gamer homepage >
©2014 Steel Media Limited

Get even more pocket gaming goodness online at www.pocketgamer.co.uk