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Run Roo Run, the best game you're likely to play on your iOS device about a kangaroo bouncing on tires, is free for the next week on the App Store, as Apple's "Free App of the Week." We recommended it without reservation at its outrageous regular price of 99 whole cents, so we are even less hesitan...

September 14th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Did you know that you can download handheld games now? That's amazingly convenient! The only inconvenient part of it is finding the right games to buy -- and that's where we come in, with our Portabliss column. In each installment, we'll tell you about a downloadable game on the iPhone, iPad, Andr...

January 16th 2012 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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Run Roo Run, 5th Cell's recently announced "micro-platformer," is available now through the iOS App Store. The "auto-run" game, featuring a kangaroo crossing Australia to find her joey, is the first of four titles the studio plans to launch this year.

January 12th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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While talking to 5th Cell creative director Jeremiah Slaczka about the new iOS game Run Roo Run, I couldn't help but check in regarding the developer's delayed XBLA shooter Hybrid. "Hybrid is coming along great," Slaczka told me. "The game has been heavily refined since we gave the first hands-on...

January 10th 2012 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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How do you follow a game like Scribblenauts, in which you can make and do almost anything? For developer 5th Cell, the answer is to make a game in which you can only do one thing: jump. Run Roo Run for iPhone and iPad, coming this Thursday, is a "micro-platformer" about a kangaroo crossing the...

January 10th 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments