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Review: Wall Kickers review – The vertical platformer done with a good deal of intelligence

Wall Kickers review - The vertical platformer done with a good deal of intelligence To start off with, Wall Kickers feels like a game you’ve played plenty of times before. But it doesn’t take long to open up and show itself off, which is when you’re going to start really enjoying yourself.

This isn’t the straight-up-and-down leaper you might be expecting. Instead it’s a clever mobile reimagining of the platformer that isn’t afraid to play by its own rules.

It might not be the most original game in the world, and some of the progression feels ever-so-slightly off, but it’s still worthy of your time and attention.

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The game sees you playing a plucky little character who’s jumping their way up a tower. That tower is made of side-on platforms, and you need to tap the screen to jump off them. You’ll latch on to these, giving you time to think out your next move.

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