Pocket Gamer: Run Roo Run Review

Pocket Gamer: Sometimes, being clever and being simple are the same thing. That seems to be the design philosophy behind Run Roo Run, an original iOS platformer from 5th Cell, developer of Scribblenauts.

Boiled down to its bare, kangaroid bones, it's little more than a garish reaction-tester that sees you tapping the screen to hurl the titular Roo over obstacles.

In reality, it's a distilled shot of platforming genius - a deconstructed and rebuilt pocket gaming experience that perfectly understands the limitations of iOS play, and comes tantalisingly close to greatness because of that.

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