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Mikey Jumps... its way back into the App Store thanks to GameClub

Mikey Jumps
Mikey Jumps (Image credit: GameClub)

What you need to know

  • Mikey Jumps is back in the App Store.
  • The game is available thanks to GameClub.
  • It looks better than ever.

There was definitely a golden age of iOS gaming that seemed to end a few years ago. Sure we still have some great games, largely thanks to Apple Arcade. But there was something about the games of a few years ago. And Mikey Jumps is a prime example. It shouldn't be as fun as it is. But It's really fun. And now you can play it again.

Mikey Jumps is the latest game to land back in the App Store thanks to GameClub, and you'll need its $4.99 per month subscription to play. That's a bargain if you ask me, and I'm not alone in that belief.

When you do get hold of Mikey Jumps you'll be able to enjoy the game just as we knew it before. Mikey runs all by himself and you're tasked with jumping through levels without dying. There's a grappling hook power-up, too. And you're going to need it!

Mikey Jumps Animated

Mikey Jumps Animated (Image credit: GameClub)

This time around Mikey runs automatically, and tapping the screen will by default make you jump, but if you pick up a pair of boots in a level, that same tap makes you fly instead. (Or swinging, in the case of a grappling hook power-up.) Many levels involve using all three of these mechanics, and it's really cool how compact these different challenging levels are, which are super conducive to playing in short bursts, or as long as you want.

With the release of Mikey Jumps, GameClub now has the full set. The game joins Mikey Shorts, Mikey Hooks, and Mikey Boots and believe me, you're going to want to play them all.

Oliver Haslam
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.