Mega Run #1 Around the World!

Jun 1, 2012   //   by Nick Coombe   //   Uncategorized  //  45 Comments

Wow! Mega Run is now #1 in 21 countries around the world! We’ve been astonished by the response from players and reviewers alike and we’d like to say a huge, huge

to everyone that has made Mega Run a success! It took a while to get Mega Run out the door, but you all made it so worthwhile!

Let’s Review the Situation

Reviews have been coming in steadily since Mega Run launched on May 30th. Here is a selection of what people are saying:

“The most addictive platfomer yet”
App Advice

“This game will very much enchant you…and keep you happy the entire time you’re playing. Not just smiling, but genuinely happy.”
Gamezebo

“Offers all the thrills and spills a side-scrolling platform game should”
Mac World

“It’s a joy to play and easy to get wrapped up in, just by virtue of how savagely it slays every point of design possible in a modern runner.”
Touch Arcade

“One of the best games on the platform. Redford has become the new Sonic.”
Apple’N'Apps

“A fantastic auto-runner”
148 Apps

“Mobile gaming done right”
Inside Mobile Apps

“You’ll fall in love with Redford’s adventure”
MoDojo

“Mega Run is an addictive endless runner with non-stop super fun action and plenty of gameplay”
Pad Gadget

“The most adorable little platformer”
Revision 3 – App Judgement (Video Review)

“Mega Run bursts with life and doesn’t pull its punches”
App Spy (Video Review)

“Absolutely awesomely fun”
Crazy Mike’s Apps (Video Review)

“Best Free App of 2012 – 10/10″
The iPod Touch World (Video Review)

“One of the best free apps I’ve ever played”
iPad Up (Video Review)

Mega Run Out Now!

May 30, 2012   //   by Nick Coombe   //   Uncategorized  //  29 Comments

The day has finally arrived after 18 months of fun, sweat and cheers. Mega Run – Redford’s Adventure is now available worldwide, and it’s free! So what are you waiting for? Go get it!

Watch the Animated Mega Run Trailer!

May 28, 2012   //   by Nick Coombe   //   Uncategorized  //  3 Comments

The official trailer for Mega Run – Redford’s Adventure is here!

This Story Could Run and Run

The trailer fills in what happened between Mega Jump and Mega Run, and just why the heck Redford suddenly has an urge to run his little red legs off! Here’s the story:

“Redford’s brother and sister have been kidnapped by a mysterious monster and taken far away! Join Redford on an amazing adventure across multiple worlds and dozens of challenging stages. Find Redford’s lost family and discover new worlds to explore by following the trail of stolen coins and Forest Gems! “

There’s only one question left hanging – just who is the mysterious monster?…

A Platform of Awesome

Mega Run – Redford’s Adventure is a blazing, ridiculous and challenging platform game that brings together modern one-touch gameplay with old-school jumping addictiveness. If you like games with plumbers and hedgehogs, you’ll love our little red guy too!

 

Mega Run #1 on Canadian App Store!

May 28, 2012   //   by Nick Coombe   //   Uncategorized  //  2 Comments

Mega Run was released last week in Canada (where Get Set Games is from!) and has shot to #1 on the App Store!

Not So Stealthy

We tried to do a stealth launch in Canada to make sure that everything was fine before the Worldwide launch on May 30th (mark your calendar!).  Along the way, Mega Run got picked by Apple as an Editors Choice choice game and has shot to #1 on the iPad charts, and #3 on the iPhone charts!

What People Are Saying

“Fun game, reminds me of Mario, I like all the power ups. Very addictive :)

2sweet for words

“Got this game because i love platformers…the only problem is i cant stop friggin playing the damn game haha”

- NathanOntario

“This app is so fun and addictive to play, especially on the iPad. I give this app a two thumbs up.”

- Loren Laparra

“How is this game free? It’s amazing! Excellent graphics, fun levels, and some legitimate challenge.”

- Kiwiflight82

We’ve had a fantastic response so far and people are loving Mega Run!

We have had some issues reported by players (which is why we did the “soft-launch”), and we’re submitting a patch to Apple so those problems will be fixed before or soon after the worldwide launch on May 30th!

In the meantime, if you live in Canada and don’t have Mega Run yet, go grab it! Oh Canada! We love ya!

Compete for a Guinness World Record in Mega Jump!

Apr 28, 2012   //   by Nick Coombe   //   Uncategorized  //  1 Comment

That’s right! You can play the iPhone version of Mega Jump for a chance to get your name in the Guinness World Records! Until the end of this weekend, join in the Kiip swarm event to try for a chance to get the highest score in Mega Jump. From the Guinness World Records site:

The mobile gaming challenge winner will not only get their name in the next Guinness World Records 2013 Gamers Edition (published in January 2013), but will also receive their own exclusive, personalized certificate officially recognising their feat.

If you think you’ve got what it takes, you’ve still got plenty of time to enter and give it a shot, so get jumping!

Read more about the competition on the Guinness World Records site!

It’s Official – Play Mega Run May 30th!

Apr 27, 2012   //   by Andy Smith   //   Uncategorized  //  7 Comments

Mark your calendars, cancel your plans and take the day off work – Mega Run is hitting the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch on May 30th!

In Mega Run – Redford’s Adventure, you’ll once again take on the role of Redford the adorable woodland-dwelling monster, as he dashes across beautifully rendered worlds to rescue his lost friends and recover the stolen Forest Gems.

‘Like’ Mega Run on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to stay up to date on the latest news.

AndroidPIT Awards Mega Jump!

Apr 13, 2012   //   by Nick Coombe   //   Uncategorized  //  3 Comments

AndroidPIT wrote up a great review and awarded Mega Jump a “Very Good” 4-star rating, which we’re happy to accept!

Mega Jump is a fun game that I would recommend in a heart beat. The graphics, the fast paced action and gameplay and the addictive factor sold it to me. - Jay O.

Mega Jump for Android has had almost 3 million downloads and has a 4 1/2 star rating on Google Play.

We’ve got some great stuff coming for Android including brand new worlds and updates to support more devices, so look out for more news soon!

An April Fool’s Joke Made Real

Apr 1, 2012   //   by Andy Smith   //   Uncategorized  //  5 Comments

If you’re anything like us, you’ve always dreamed of playing a video game as a refrigerator. Thanks to Mega Jump, you’ve finally got your chance!

What started as an April Fool’s Day joke has become all too real. We are very happy to introduce the newest member of the Mega Jump family – Redfridge! Why Redfridge you ask? Well, it’s red. It’s a fridge. It’s pretty self-explanatory.

You may also be interested to know that Redfridge is a nearly one-to-one replica of the actual fridge we store food and drink in at the Get Set Games office.

Touch Arcade Previews Mega Run!

Mar 26, 2012   //   by Nick Coombe   //   Uncategorized  //  1 Comment

With just a short while to go until the launch of Mega Run, we’ve been showing the beta version to anyone we can get our paws on. Luckily we were able to bump into Jared Nelson from Touch Arcade at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.

We had a fantastic time at GDC this year showing off Mega Run, and it was great to finally get feedback from players “in the wild”.

Jared lent us some of his time at our GDCPlay booth to check out the still-in-progress game, bugs and all, and he seems to like what he saw! Here’s what Jared had to say in his latest Mega Run preview post:

“This isn’t just any boring, old auto-runner. Instead it’s literally bursting with items, power-ups, and enemies, not to mention its colorful visuals and loads of personality.

Plus, it has incredibly well-designed levels with multiple pathways and tons of secrets to discover. It really is something you need to see in motion to appreciate.”

Jared Nelson – Touch Arcade

Thanks to Jared for taking the time to check out Mega Run, and we’ll have more to show in the coming weeks as we get closer to launch! Read more on Touch Arcade!

Mega Run – New Screenshots!

Mar 2, 2012   //   by Nick Coombe   //   Uncategorized  //  2 Comments


Coming Soon – Get Set for the Run of Your Life!

Mega Run is the long-awaited followup to the hugely popular Mega Jump. In Mega Run, you’ll once again take on the role of Redford the adorable woodland-dwelling  monster, as he dashes across beautifully rendered worlds to rescue his lost friends and recover the stolen Forest Gems.

A Brand New Adventure

Journey across multiple Worlds, each divided into 16 fast-paced Stages filled with multiple randomized routes, incredible powerups, and all kinds of hidden secrets to discover!

Mega Run is aiming to be a genre-defining title, bringing true platform gaming to touch devices, with intuitive controls and gorgeous visuals.

Mega Run is due for release in Spring/Summer 2012.

See more screenshots on the official Mega Run info page!


 

 

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