What's New

Bug fixes and other improvements to game performance.

App Description

A veritable classic from the golden age of video gaming returns to a new route on the iPhone/smartphone/mobile platform! The arcade game you remember from the 80's has been brought back to life with updated graphics and a new Story Mode with more forgiving game-play mechanics.

As the Paperboy, you'll fight for customers against the enigmatic "Grifter." Successfully deliver papers to the customers on your route, scoring bonus points for landing papers directly in their mailbox. You'll have plenty of obstacles to contend with along the way: avoid dogs, cars, burglars, breakdancers, trash cans, runaway lawnmowers and more!

As you play through the story, you'll acquire different skills and abilities - like yo-yo and multi-paper throws - to get help you through challenging areas. Pay attention for clues as the story unfolds - will you get the girl? Who are the mysterious paper barons trying to muscle in on your turf? All will be revealed in this humorous, nostalgic and faithful re-creation of the 80's classic!


- An update that retains the humor and core gameplay of the original 80's stand-up arcade classic

- Easy controls make pick-up-and-play a snap: turn left/right, speed up/slow down, throw papers.

- Funny, engaging storyline set in the 80s, supported by new obstacles, gameplay enhancements and characters. 20 story levels in all!

- A NEW, easier STORY Mode in addition to CLASSIC Mode - just like the original!

- Refined artwork and graphics make for a deeper, richer and more 3D experience than ever before.

- Develop your paperboy character by unlocking 10 special skills and abilities in Story Mode such as the yo-yo throw or multi-paper throw.

- GAME CENTER LEADERBOARDS Hit bullseye deliveries and other obstacles to get higher scores and dominate the global leaderboards.

- Special Halloween theme in the story mode. Trick unsubscribers by smashing their windows!

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iPhone Screenshots

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Paperboy: Special Delivery screenshot 1 Paperboy: Special Delivery screenshot 2 Paperboy: Special Delivery screenshot 3 Paperboy: Special Delivery screenshot 4 Paperboy: Special Delivery screenshot 5

App Changes

  • May 02, 2011 Price increase: FREE! -> $0.99
  • May 01, 2011 Price decrease: $0.99 -> FREE!
  • April 30, 2011 Price increase: FREE! -> $0.99
  • April 26, 2011 Price decrease: $0.99 -> FREE!
  • February 15, 2011 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • January 03, 2011 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • December 19, 2010 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • December 07, 2010 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • November 24, 2010 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • November 18, 2010 New version 1.0.1