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You Should Play: Gunbrick is a puzzle game disguised as a platformer

Chris Holt | Feb. 16, 2015
While iOS is experiencing a revival of retro-inspired puzzle and platform games, Gunbrick is just original and weird enough to marry the two ideas well.

Nitrome also boasts that Gunbrick doesn't have any in-app purchases, and is safe for kids. While I feel like a lot of the subtle satire and difficulty may be better suited for adults, in my experience playing it, yeah, it's not a bad game for your precocious youngster either. Just be prepared to answer questions about the game's nonsensical plot and why the big-nosed duck-like pilot is fighting the police. I have the same ones myself. 

While iOS is experiencing a revival of retro-inspired puzzle and platform games, Gunbrick is just original and weird enough to marry the two ideas well and yes, earn a spot on your iOS device.

Developer: Nitrome
Platform:  iOS (Universal)
Price:  $3

 

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