What's New

- Now compatible with iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

App Description

#1 BEST IPHONE GAME OF THE YEAR - Gamezebo, 2014:

"The touchscreen controls are as precise as the level design, and the level design is exemplary. This isn’t just a good example of how to do a platformer on mobile, this is a good example of how to do a platformer period.".

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- Promoted "Best New Game" by Apple
- "Best iPhone Game of 2014" by Gamezebo
- #1 Hot Game @ Touch Arcade
- PocketGamer GOLD AWARD
- Gamezebo (earlier review): "Hands down, this is one of the best games of 2014"
- Touch Arcade: Rated 5 / 5
- ArcadeLife: Rated 9.5 / 10

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TRAPS N' GEMSTONES is an adventurous platform game, among gamers typically known as the "Metroidvania" genre, from Donut Games, the developer behind chart-toppers Traffic Rush, Sunday Lawn, the "Rat On A" series and many others.

THE PLOT

Precious relics have suddenly started to disappear from a well-hid pyramid that has been guarded by Bedouins for generations, who claim to have spotted an unknown perpetrator.
As a freelance archaeologist and expert on ancient explorations, you've been secretly called in to Egypt to help them solve the mystery.

Arriving at the pyramid's entrance empty handed, your journey starts off by searching some well-known chambers for items and weapons to help you on your quest.
But as you get deeper into the pyramid, you begin to realize that this mystery will require more than just a whip, a sharp mind and a good amount of explosives to unravel.

GAME FEATURES

- Easy to use D-PAD controls
- Non-linear gameplay: Walk around and explore freely
- Non-destructive gameplay: When failing, you don't restart from the beginning, but at the entrance of the current chamber
- MAP OVERVIEW: Keep track of visited areas
- INVENTORY OVERVIEW: Keep track of found weapons, items and relics
- VARIETY IN GAMEPLAY: Run, roll, swim, slide, ride mine carts, etc
- NO IN-APP PURCHASES: Buy the game, get everything

TECH FEATURES

- Game Center support
- Widescreen support
- MFi Controller support
- ION Arcade Controller support
- Universal App (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)
- Real-time sound spatialization: Hear the sound dynamically adapt to your surroundings, from large chambers to underwater swims

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- PocketGamer.co.uk: "Traps n' Gemstones has come out of nowhere and whipped us round the chops with its excellence"

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • February 13, 2015 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • December 20, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • October 08, 2014 New version 1.01.1
  • August 04, 2014 New version 1.01
  • August 01, 2014 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • July 25, 2014 Initial release