Babylonian Twins - The Quest for Peace in Ancient Iraq Image

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  • Summary: ** Limited Time Sale, Only $1.99 - Check for contest details **
    What happens when you combine Prince of Persia and the Lost Vikings in one game? An instant classic and iPhone's best puzzle platformer

    TouchArcade's best game of April and PC Magazine's top 10
    iPad game. Featured on App Store's "WHAT'S HOT", "NEW & NOTEWORTHY" and "WHAT WE'RE PLAYING" in 85 countries. Featured on The Independent, Vancouver Sun, AOL News, Wired, Kotaku, Destructoid and more. A Top 100 paid game in US, UK, Canada, Germany, Australia and more. "Certainly a game that will remain on our iPhones and iPads for a long time to come" - TOUCHARCADE "Delivers an amazingly challenging yet satisfying iPhone and iPad puzzle platformer. In many modern platformers, I've felt like I'm just mindlessly going through the motions to make it to the end of each level. Babylonian Twins, however, really keeps you enthralled throughout" - Arnold Kim of TOUCHARCADE, 4.5/5 Best Game of April 2010 "Offers fantastic head-scratching puzzles that are incredibly satisfying to solve" -GAMEPRO 4.5/5 - Game of the Week "Well preserved artefact - resembling a cross between Aladdin and Prince of Persia" - POCKETGAMER, SILVER AWARD 8/10, Game of the Week "In terms of level design, Babylonian Twins scores top marks, with some superb challenges that provide a true test of your platforming mettle" - EUROGAMER "A fun arcade-type puzzle game that is reminiscent of some great NES puzzlers with some added twists." - THE PORTABLE GAMER "An Instant Classic - the storyline, design and overall challenge simply mesh together to make up a game for the ages" - THEAPPERA, A MUST HAVE "A Puzzle Platformer That Raises The Bar" - APPVERSITY, A-AMAZING "A Long Awaited Beautiful Platformer" - APPSMILE, 5/5 "A gorgeous, charming platformer with one of the most interesting backstories I've ever read" - CNET, Game of the Week "A fantastic puzzle platformer, unique two character gameplay, superb look and the feel" - APPADVICE "Provides me with some of the most fun that I have experienced in over a long time" - APPMODO "One of the best iDevices games of all times, this is way better than many of the big pro companies" - UK App Store * * * * * - Tell a Friend and Rate the game on iTunes - Fan us on - Updates & promotions: - Feedback: - Game tips at TouchArcade forum: - Tutorial video: - Read about the fascinating history behind the game's original development on the Amiga 17 years ago: - Also check the iPad version in HD * * * * * * THE GAME Join the twin princes of Babylon, Nasir and Blasir, in their quest for peace. Use unique tag-team collaborative play and fast spin and drill moves to solve challenging puzzles, find hidden treasures and unlock new levels. Experience a masterpiece of ancient Mesopotamian art like nothing you have seen before. - Guide two characters in a unique tag-team play - 5 unique worlds to explore from Babylon to Assyria - 13 expansive & challenging levels with more to come - Over two dozen unique enemies - Over half a dozen original music - Beautiful graphics & historic atmosphere. - Hidden treasures and un-lockable levels - iPod music support (Play the music and launch the game) - Compete for best timing through OpenFeint Leaderboards - OpenFeint Achievements - Super smooth scrolling and animation - Responsive touch controls * * * * * * * * * * Produced by Cosmos Interactive Inc. with the financial participation of Telefilm Canada. Expand
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  1. Feb 3, 2011
    Worthy of special mention is the original Iraqi-influenced musical score, which is both soothing and appropriate for the setting of the game.
  2. Feb 3, 2011
    The resulting game is a smart, well thought out platformer that will challenge even the most experienced gamers.
  3. Feb 3, 2011
    Charming and demanding in equal measure, Babylonian Twins shrugs off one or two outdated design mechanics to remind us what was so good about 16-bit gaming.
  4. Feb 3, 2011
    For platform fans that like a bit of head scratching thrown in for good measure, it's certainly worth checking out, and fans hoping to play the original won't be disappointed.
  5. Feb 3, 2011
    If it had a decent checkpoint system, Babylonian Twins would be excellent, so let's hope future builds respond to the feedback.