The Little Fox is a gorgeous fairytale platformer inspired by a well-known book, out now on iOS5
Every once in a while, a game manages to stand out with having the right mix of everything. The Little Fox has a lot of the right stuff – charm, eye candy, storyline, platforming, original and challenging mechanics, an impossibly cute protagonist. Hey, that ought to be enough to attract your attention! The Little Fox is H8 Games's own little twist on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's novel, "The Little Prince". In the game developers' vision, the Fox becomes the protagonist and embarks on a search for The Little Prince.
On the way to finding his young royal self, the foxie will run through thirteen fairytale landscapes, each with its own unique scenery and challenges. There are icy cliffs, volcano craters, a bog and a dark cave, among everything else. With its lively, animated cartoon-style graphics, the game does bring these fairytale-like settings to life, but it's not just the visual and musical flair to take in here.
Fans of the Crash Bandicoot series of PlayStation games will probably recognize its spirit in this game, with its polygonal graphics, fairytale setting, and sly character. Whether you're in for nostalgic fun, Little Prince fandom, or just bored on a sunny afternoon, you should give The Little Fox a look. The game is iOS-only and costs $2.99