Sky Tourist Review – Simple yet tricky

On August 26, 2013

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Sky Tourist Review – Simple yet tricky

Our rating:

By: Alexander Lading

Version #: 1.0.1

Date Released: 2013-07-25

Developer: Sky Tourist Support

Price: $0.99

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With hundreds of games rushing into the AppStore everyday and half of them being copies of others, there is an unending demand for new concepts. Reaping this opportunity is Sky Tourist, with a simple concept bloomed to perfection in the form of an awesome puzzle game.

Imagine a sliding ring in the middle of a rope fixed at both ends. By raising or lowering the right or left supports, you can manoeuvre the ring in infinite different ways (Screenshots might help). We see this very theme in Sky Tourist, except the fact that we have a boy in an Astro suit instead of the ring.

Despite the very light idea, this game proves to be an ultimate entertainer. Though the initial levels may seem as child’s play, it soon turns out to be one of the most challenging games out there. As you proceed, countless obstacles like rotating doors, one-way panels, sharp pencils, hostile aliens, moving platforms, red lasers and god knows what else, makes sure you wouldn’t pass. Save your rope from getting snapped by opening doors in the right order, moving blocks, hitting enemies, turning levers, timing your moves and thinking out of the box. Yep, all elements of a hardcore puzzle game!

The game is divided into 3 planets of 25 levels and a bonus level each. The absence of a ‘more levels coming soon‘ board is disappointing though. Each level rates you in 3 stars and use can them to progress in the game. Collect orbs throughout the game and purchase costumes, gears and souverneers.

The graphics is colourful and pleasing, with fine animations. The sound effects and BGM are great too. The controls, however are not suited for larger screens but I couldn’t think of an alternate system, either. Another major drawback is the frequent crashing of the game which hopefully will get fixed in the next update.

Overall, Sky Tourist is a great puzzle game and a must have if you’re a fan of the genre.

Quick Take


Would I Buy Again:Yes

Learning Curve:Medium

Who Is It For:Puzzle lovers

What I Like:The graphics and gameplay

What I Don't Like:Craches often

Final Statement:A must have

Read the Developer's Notes:
Compatible with: iPhone4 or above, iPod Touch (5th generation) or above, iPad 3 or above and the iPad mini.

"Pocket Gamer - Game of the Week"

Don’t miss this fantastic journey, and discover the most beautiful and exciting corners of the universe with our hero, Petey Pendant!

Petey is keen on traveling, but our world was not enough for him. So He decided to discover new planets and civilizations with his home-made special travel method to collect souvenirs and take pictures of the local spectacles.

Unfortunately, Petey is not always welcomed by the locals. They are trying to hide their well-kept wonders and secrets, and they don’t make it easy for Pete to reach his goals! But with your help he will surely manage it, so take control and escort Pete on his adventure across the most interesting planets of the universe!

• Swing among floating islands and structures!
• Take one of the many scenic routes!
• Solve physics and time based puzzles!
• Avoid traps and hostile inhabitants!

• Innovative game-play mechanics
• Cute characters with a great story
• 3 Beautiful worlds, with 75 levels
• Stunning soundtracks
• Game Center

• 15 alien tourist sights to enjoy
• 3 bonus levels to find
• a photo-book to collect memories
• funny costumes and rockets to buy
• 27 achievements

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From the first iPod Touch till the new iPad Mini, Roshan has loved each of his iDevices and has been busy tweaking and getting the most out of them. As a Med student from India, he splits his time between studying corpse and writing about his iOS passion. When not on the web, you could find him glued to TV Shows, movies or the bed! Recently, he has taken upon the role of an appreneur and is currently working on a revolutionary new app, Cyan for Facebook.

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