In case you missed it during the holiday, Apple’s free app of the week is now Icycle: On Thin Ice. Released back in late 2013, the game has sold for between $1 and $3, with this being the first time it has ever been available for free on the App Store.
Head below to take a quick look at some gameplay footage and more info on this wacky adventure platformer:
Games and art become one in the masterfully crafted and visually stunning Icycle: On Thin Ice. Play as the naked hero, Dennis, and pedal, jump and glide through each gorgeous and unique level.
Noted for its strange, yet extraordinary art style by reviewers, Icycle is basically your typical addictive platformer. Following the adventures of Dennis in a “beautiful but deadly post-apocalyptic frozen wonderland,” players will traverse through “collapsing cities and fairgrounds, hop over dormant battlefields and explosive wedding cakes, float down dark ravines, through hostile shopping centres and over a skyline of legs.”
iTunes Free App of the Week: Icycle: On Thin Ice ($2.99 value)
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Games and art become one in the masterfully crafted and visually stunning Icycle: On Thin Ice. Play as the cold naked hero Dennis, and pedal, jump and glide through each beautiful but deadly post-apocalyptic frozen wonderland.
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“A wonderful game from start to finish” – Touch Arcade, 5/5
“One of the most bizarre games I have ever played.” – Game Informer
“One of the most beautiful visual styles I’ve ever seen in an iOS game and is addictive from the first moment.” – The Examiner’s Holiday Gift Guide 2013
“Icycle is the most engaging journey I’ve taken in a game in a long time, and you owe it to yourself to go along for the ride.” – Slide To Play, 4/4 “Must Have”
“A fantastic and imaginative adventure that’s ripe with challenge and humor” – JayIsGames
“Icycle’s colorful, clever and a great example of just how far a little imagination can go in the world of indie mobile development.” – Modojo
“An enchanting flagship title that belongs on every iPad” – Stromstock, 9/10
“An extraordinary journey…Icycle is the most bespoke game I’ve ever played” – Eurogamer
“Take note, everybody: Icycle: On Thin Ice is a game to watch out for.” – 148 Apps
*Into The Pixel artwork winner and Develop Indie Showcase finalist*
FIND LOVE IN THE MOST UNLIKELY PLACES Help Dennis find love in an icy world that’s not as frozen as it first seems. Ride through collapsing cities and fairgrounds, hop over dormant battlefields and explosive wedding cakes, float down dark ravines, through hostile shopping centres and over a skyline of legs, while poor Dennis is teased and taunted to the fringe of despair.
AN ADVENTURE INTO MADNESS From its jaw-dropping scenery to bizarre creations plucked from Dennis’s sub-conscious, award-winning studio Damp Gnat draws inspiration from art, film, and comedy to deliver an experience that is beautiful, sad, hilarious, compelling, and fun all at once.
Game Details: • A thrilling platforming adventure from award-winning studio Damp Gnat • Breathtaking worlds that are as beautiful as they are dangerous • Stunning soundtrack and unique surrealist visual design • Unlock a wardrobe full of garments to dress and humiliate Dennis • Upgrade vacuum cleaners and umbrellas to reach hidden items • Complete 80 missions to unlock bonus features including the original Icycle game!
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