Goblin Sword 9+

Retro Platformer

Gelato Games Ltd

Designed for iPad

    • $1.99



Goblin Sword is a retro-inspired action platformer with light rpg elements.

An army of monsters led by an evil wizard have invaded your hometown. Slay as many monsters as you can, collect loot, avoid dangerous traps and defeat menacing bosses, before facing the evil wizard himself.

“It's such a crazy value and has such good production quality it kind of speaks for itself.” 5/5 TouchArcade
"Fun visuals, good music, engaging level design, and lots of content make Goblin Sword an excellent little game." Editor's Choice -148 Apps
“A deeply compelling and staggeringly impressive tribute to retro games.” 10/10 ArcadeLife

-89 levels
-13 bosses
-30 weapons with unique special attacks
-30 relics that grant you abilities
-14 costumes
-8 guardians that follow you around and assist you
-5 secret very hard levels
-Decorate your home with souvenirs
-Customizable touch controls
-Universal app. Works on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
-Full screen support for iPhone X
-iCloud and MFi support
-Game Center achievements and leaderboards
-Premium game. No IAP or ads ever.

What’s New

Version 2.6

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Full screen support for iPhone X

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
1.3K Ratings

1.3K Ratings

DexxXIX ,

Easily the most complete platformer for IOs

It’s hard to believe I hadn’t heard of this game prior to stumbling upon it. If you want a complete side-scrolling action hame similar to mega-man or Super Mario this game is for you. The graphics are colorful and varied, the levels have differing enemies with different attacking styles to keep things interesting and the game introduces new elements like icy blocks, lava and falling blocks as you progress. I personally also love that there are multiple weapons with varying effects and special attacks, different armor and a really neat buff system which are called relics. Similar to rings in Dark Souls they give you permanent buffs like increased speed, increased magic bar or increased defense as long as you are using the relic with that skill. Many to acquire so the game stays feeling very fresh, which is also due to how much thought went into the level design. If this game had been on the SNES (and if feels like it could have been) it would have been a hit. The controls are very responsive which made navigating the levels so much easier.

This game is a steal at 2 or 3 dollars and I personally can’t recommend it enough. Outstanding retro platformer which is among the best I’ve seen on IOS.

Lineoutt ,

Fantastic game

Great game. My favorite action game/platformer by far on the iPhone.

Whoever said this game is uninspired and depressing must play way too many games or otherwise being approaching this from a "hardcore" or "critic" view that is overly jaded. This game is really fantastic, it actually has amazing gameplay that is balanced. The gear has an impact on your character visually and adds welcome variation to the gameplay without altering the basic challenge of each level. You can't be OP, and the difficulty seems to always be at the right spot. It is great value for what you pay. Its easy to pick up for a quick level or play for hours depending on what you feel like. It has kept me playing until almost 100% completion. The only thing is the story - I was like "what story?" I just played through all the levels and twice the game randomly "ended" after I killed some bosses and I was like wth happened. Who cares though, I didn't even want a story, I like to play this while I listen to podcasts or talk to someone on the phone for a long time. Besides that I agree with all the stuff the other people say about it. Just great!

Lucasj9998 ,

Utterly epic. No doubt about it.

This game is fantastic! I love the graphics and the retro style, while still having polished and smooth animation! It's challenging, but somehow in a fantastic way! Just (SPOILER ALERT! BEEP BEEP! SPOILER ALERT!) I wish you could actually wield the goblin sword. Or, like, if you get the ending where you take the sword and rule the world, there could be, like, a battle inside the players head where it's his good side (green) vs his bad side (red). Then if you choose to play as the bad side and win then you could take the sword and get an ending where you take the sword and rule the world, or if you play as the good side and win then you can get the goblin sword and control its evil and use it in game, but not at its full potential so it doesn't take control of you. (SPOILER ALERT IS OVER. I REPEAT, NO MORE SPOILERS.) Also, can we have a place where we can completely customize our character. All in all though, if you have $2.00 you're willing to spend and you're considering buying Goblin Sword, the buy it. Please, buy it and you can kill your boredom like never before!

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