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Doodle Jump Adventures Is Getting Physical In Europe

Posted by Damien McFerran

Smartphone platformer leaps to the 3DS in cartridge form

Beloved smartphone time-sink Doodle Jump is coming to the 3DS — but not in the form you might expect.

The downloadable mobile game is getting a physical release via GSP Games, with a European release date of November 15th, according to Amazon UK. The game has a budget price of just £13.99 (around $22).

Doodle Jump Adventures will feature all the content of the original title — which has been downloaded millions of times on Android and iOS — as well as "new menacing monsters, diabolical bosses and helpful power-ups".

There's also a new "Adventure Mode" where the players help the lead character liberate his world from invading enemies. We're not entirely sure a game as simple as Doodle Jump really needs a storyline, but extra content is extra content!

Are you a fan of the mobile original? Will you be buying this on Nintendo's handheld? Drop a comment to tell us.

[via amazon.co.uk]

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GoombaJMR

#4

GoombaJMR said:

I'll wait till it gets under 10 euros lol, don't see how it would fit that well as a 3ds game...

Geonjaha

#5

Geonjaha said:

That's hilarious. For £14 I'm very interested to see what they've added to justify that price point (Higher than all 3DS eShop games).

H_Hunter

#8

H_Hunter said:

I got it for 99 cents on iPhone. Can't imagine why would I buy it again?!

Shambo

#9

Shambo said:

I'm curious to say the least. Not yet planning on getting it, but more like 'Ace Attorney and Code of Princess couldn't do in Europe what Doodle Jump can?'

ricklongo

#11

ricklongo said:

Never played it, and I gotta admit I'm always wary of console retail versions of much cheaper smartphone games.

rjejr

#12

rjejr said:

This makes no sense, but I guess it could make money if parents buy it for their young kids.

Adventure mode could make sense if the levels have ends rather than being endless. I hate endless. Toki Tori 2 is kind of a adventure mode to Toki Tori 1 but I doubt it's that much of an addition.

Wowfunhappy

#13

Wowfunhappy said:

I would totally buy this for $5-10 on the eShop, maaaaybe even a little more, but I wouldn't pay $22, and I wouldn't buy it as a cartridge for any price, as it's the kind of game that's to small to be worth the trouble of inserting and removing a cartridge.

GamecubeMan

#14

GamecubeMan said:

This seeems... interesting. Im a fan of the game but I dont know if there is enough content to be bought at even $20.

SammyOfMobius

#17

SammyOfMobius said:

This actually isn't a bad idea. The "adventure mode" caught my attention. I may buy this if released in US.

shonenjump86

#18

shonenjump86 said:

I like Doodle Jump, it's a fun game. Not sure if I would get on 3DS though. I wanna see how this Adventure Mode turns out.

C-Olimar

#19

C-Olimar said:

Who. The Hell. Cares?
Not to say you shouldn't report this news (it's your job after all), but seriously, who cares about an overpriced mobile 'game'?

Swiket

#20

Swiket said:

Pretty soon I'll start seeing people call Pong a 'game' with quotation marks, since Doodle Jump has just about the same interactivity as that.

FishieFish

#22

FishieFish said:

I saw this about a month ago.

It's probably just going to be Angry Bird's Trilogy all over again.

ToxieDogg

#26

ToxieDogg said:

This gets a physical release and Phoenix Wright: Dual Destinies doesn't.

There is truly no justice in the world. :(

Henmii

#28

Henmii said:

Yeah, paying 22 Dollar/Euro for a game that's super cheap on phones! You would be out of your mind if you bought it!!

Sceptic

#29

Sceptic said:

It's hopelessly overrated on mobile even at a dollar. There's no scale to express the ridiculousness of $22.

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