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Rayman Jungle Run
King of the jungle
By Mark Brown 18 September 2012
Rayman Jungle Run | Developer:
Pastagames | Publisher:
Ubisoft Entertainment | Format:
Android, iPhone, iPad | Genre:
Endless running | Players:
1 | Version:
Playing Rayman Jungle Run is like performing a complicated piece of music. Unlike most platformers and endless-runners it's not so much about sharp reflexes as it is about learning the rhythm and timing of the stages.
So, at first glance, it might look a bit like Canabalt. Our loose-limbed hero Rayman automatically dashes from left to right, and your only real control is to tap the screen to make him leap or to spring off walls.
But, unlike the infinite and randomly generated layouts of your typical endless-runner, Rayman's 40 levels are hand-crafted, 30-second-long stages.
Rayman Jungle Run is an outstanding example of bringing a franchise to mobile. This fast, tense, beautiful game is everything you loved about Rayman Origins, now perfectly suited to touch