Welcome to the world of XScape. A modern remake of a classic retro puzzle game from the latter days of 8 bit computing. Lovingly crafted by the original author and including all previous game content and more. New gameplay features, modern sound and visuals, 60 additional levels, star ratings, achievements and a built in audio visualiser are just some of the enhancements.
Playing the game involves taking control of MAL, a Mechanised Artificial Life-form, whose only purpose in life is to collect special tokens and reach exit portals. A feat which you must help him to accomplish, within the allocated number of moves and time limit. MAL can be moved by a swipe in the desired direction, anywhere to the screen or touch surface, or by means of a connected controller. Be aware though, once MAL starts moving, he won’t stop again until he either reaches a wall or hits an obstacle. Levels may have multiple paths to completion, with certain ways being either faster or more rewarding in terms of score. Just remember, only the special tokens are required to activate the exit portal.
Full gameplay instructions are provided on device from the title screen menu.
• All 30 levels from the original 8 bit game
• 60 New and puzzling levels
• 3 Unique worlds, each with their own look and feel
• 17 Groovy backgrounds
• 35 Achievements for in game tasks
• 3 Level star rating system
• 19 Tracks of upbeat and thematic music spanning over 40 minutes
• Full Game Center integration with leaderboards and achievements
• Bluetooth game controller support
• Saving of progress and achievements between devices (can be disabled)
• Music visualiser with unlockable tracks
• Retro puzzle gameplay with modern sound and visuals
XScape is a true homage to retro gaming and the retro gamer. If you ever enjoyed playing video games, puzzle games or indie games from the 1980s or 1990s 8 bit and 16 bit era, then you will love playing XScape.
Too often, music is an overlooked part of the free games or casual games experience, but with XScape I set out from the beginning to place music right at the heart of the game. Every world features its own unique collection of soundtracks, all of which can be unlocked and played through the built in music visualiser, available from the Extras menu.
As a one man indie game developer, I welcome all feedback and suggestions, and I will try to implement changes whenever beneficial. In between working on new levels, I typically update the game at least once per month.
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Ratings and Reviews
Amazing little puzzle game with superb graphics and music
Love this game with its cute character, sound effects and music. Definitely keeps you coming back for more as you try to edge further into the game, oh and some of the proceeds from purchasing go to charity, so even when I am gaming I can make a contribution... Hats off to the designer !
Fun and challenging!
This beautifully crafted puzzler will get you hooked within minutes with is fast paced challenges, crisp and colourful graphics, and ear blasting dance tunes. A must for all gamers.
Now stop reading this review and get playing because it’s well-worth the asking price and will keep you occupied for hours on end.
Level 12 is impossible. I have tried every single possible human combination of moves. I just sit there and listen to the music, tho’. Nice one
Developer Response ,
Thanks for the feedback, if you mean level 12 of 64 world then yes it is definitely possible. Just remember, only the special tokens are required to activate the exit portal. Collecting all of the score tokens is not required to complete a level. If you need help, don't forget to use the spinner on the game over screen. It is possible to complete every level with all 3 stars without ever using the spinner.
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- Paul Kubiszyn
- 88 MB
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 8.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with the Apple M1 chip.
- Apple TV
- Requires tvOS 9.1 or later.
- Age Rating
- 12+ Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- © 2020 pikXells
- In-App Purchases
- XScape Premium £0.89
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