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Hard Lines

  • Released on Jun 9, 2011
  • By for iOS

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The Guardian's 11th best smartphone game of 2011, until Keith tells me off!

Downloaded over 300,000 times!

Top 30 Games in the USA, Germany, France, China and Canada!

Top 50 Apps in the USA, Canada, France, China!

      • Number 3 in the Quality Index's Top 10 iPhone games of June 2011***
      • Number 10 in the Quality Index's Top 10 iPhone games of the last 6 months!***

AppSpy: 5/5 "Amusing writing, multiple modes and competitive AI go a long way to revive this classic game."

Slide To Play: 4/4 "You will believe...that lines have feelings, too."

Fusion-Gamer 10/10 "Humor, simplicity, difficulty, originality & a damn good soundtrack all blend together to create the perfect app package."

Pixelated Sausage: 5/5 "Hard Lines is one of the best iPhone games I've played in quite some time."

Daily Joypad: 5/5 "Some of the most stylish retro visuals seen on the App store."

148Apps: 4.5/5 "Hard Lines is a little gem simply put. It’s immensely enjoyable offering that ‘just one more go’ mentality."

Edge Online: 8/10 "Original, funny and intense, this score-attack game is anything but an idle distraction."

Take on all comers, avoid collisions and score MILLIONS of points in this stunning game of skill and quick reflexes!

Guide our plucky underdog hero Lionel in his epic task to KILL ALL LINES, pick up lovely GLOWY THINGS, fight for survival (in SPAAAAAACE!) and most importantly DON'T CRASH! This is literally the funniest game you will ever play that has a glowing yellow line as the main character.

Outwit the hilarious AI in a never-ending quest for points and glory on the worldwide leaderboards!

Aim to beat your personal best or compete against friend's high scores over 6 distinctly fast, fun and frantic gameplay modes.

Inspired by classic arcade games from years gone by (you know the ones we're talking about!), we've brought them kicking and screaming onto your iOS device!

Screen-searing graphics, a bass-thumping retro soundtrack and endless replay value make this must-play package unlike anything else you've played.


Hilarious Quips
Spiffy Leaderboards
Natty OpenFeint integration
6 Lovely Game Modes
Crivens! Endless Replay Value

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Previews Publish Date
Pocket Gamer uk (iPhone) May 30, 2011
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  • Genre: Arcade (IPHONE)
Release Dates
  • North America: Jun 9, 2011