With more than 10 MILLION installs and growing each day, it’s easy to see why Dan the Man has been awarded as one of the “Best of Games for 2016” across the major mobile platforms!

This legendary game dials back to gaming’s retro roots to bring you an action platformer brawler that you’d swear you’ve played in the old arcade! So download now and take control of the legendary (and often inappropriate hero) … Dan the Man!

With a cracking funny story, awesome upgradeable fighting skills and an epic arsenal of weapons that will make even the most heroic of heroes envious, Dan The Man's arcade fight fest has enough enemies and boss fights to satisfy every hardcore gamer.

Are you READY for this?
- Robo-bosses that will test their metal against your mettle!
- Upgradable weapons and abilities that will help you put the *smack* in smackdown!
- Customise your own character, or play as Dan, super girl Josie or Barry Steakfries! (IAP)
- Story Modes, Endless Survival and Battle Mode. Choose your mode of challenge!
- Secret Areas, unlockable costumes and Daily events to keep you on your toes!
- Retro style controls in the palm of your hands, with support for gamepads!

What are you waiting for? Join the epicness! Be legendary! PLAY NOW!


Catch up on the story before you play the game! Watch each stage of the web series:


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What’s New

Version 1.6.10

Yet another update with yet more awesomeness coming your way! Here’s the details:
• Beach Background: A sand and surf arena for Survival mode!
• Ice Cream Costume: Your custom character will taste so good!
• Game tweaking: ‘Story Mode’ levels got a bit of a polish!
• More fixes: Still swatting them bugs!

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
1.8K Ratings

1.8K Ratings

Editors' Notes

Like its lovable heroes, this sidescrolling brawler packs a heck of a punch. The combat’s fast and fierce, spread across huge levels littered with foes and hidden areas. It’ll be a while before we unlock all the secrets and upgrades, but with so much retro-style fun, we don’t mind a bit.

Luiji :) ,

Loving the update!

Great work with the recent changes to the weekly events! It’s a little annoying having to log on every 24 hours in order to unlock each level, but the three difficulties makes up for it (no, I’m not talking about the story, I think that delay is completely fair too, too bad if some players are too impatient to wait). Together with the time delay, it makes it a more engaging challenge. And the hardest difficulty is so hard that I often have to equip a powerup! It gets me on the edge of my seat and I love it!
A small complaint though, the game crashes whenever I try to use the in-game function in the wardrobe to take a pic of my Custom. It’s been a problem for a while but I don’t know if I mentioned it. It would be nice if you could squash that bug ☺️
Happy gaming!
- Darcy

gmeddy ,

The adds.

Here’s my thoughts on “Free” games.
They aren’t free to make, and games this good aren’t exactly too common. So if you like the little taste test you get, and are too tight to part with less than $10 for a good game, then “watch” the adds and consider yourself lucky it’s not one of them games that just straight up asks you to open your wallet before you can even test play.
Good work Joho and Halfbrick. I hope many people like me will be happy to send you a few bucks to support your excellent games.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the stellar review! Having fans like this makes it all worthwhile :)


142.2 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Apple TV.


English, Arabic, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish

Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humour
Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco or Drug Use or References
In-App Purchases
  1. Premium (remove ads) $4.49
  2. Starter Pack 1 $2.99
  3. Barry Steakfries $7.99


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