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Top 5 Swinging Games on iPhone

Best ways to come out swinging on iPhone

It turns out that iPhone gamers love indulging in a spot of swinging. No, not that kind, you dirty lot. The simpler, purer kind that involves a rope, a fastening point, and the joy of simple physics.

From the local park swing to grown-up assault courses, there's much to be said for defying gravity with a length of rope and a bold leap into the unknown.

Surprisingly, such joys translate beautifully to the digital realm, as these Top 5 swinging games on iPhone go to show.

Step off and enjoy the ride.

The latest swinging darling to join this exclusive list. In Mikey Hooks, BeaverTap Games takes the tight speedrun platforming of Mikey Shorts and adds an irresistible swing mechanic. It's all the better for it.
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Of course, thrilling swinging systems aren't the sole preserve of platformers, endless-runners, and perpetual climbers. As Slingshot Racing shows, you can build a compelling racing game out of this sole mechanic - and all you need is a single button to do it.
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Few developers have nailed the joys of swinging as well or as consistently as RocketCat. And Super QuickHook is arguably its masterpiece. Here, you take advantage of the free-swinging system to explore branching platform levels. The arcade pace never lets up, by the way.
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It's even possible to inject some life and freshness into the stale old endless-runner genre when you've got a finely tuned swinging system. That's just what Chillingo does here in Rock Runners, adding a vital sense of skilful momentum building to the slick 2.5D world.
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Imagine a game of Doodle Jump where instead of jumping you must continually hook onto the next point and swing upwards. That's Gravity Hook HD. It's as compelling and teeth-gnashingly tricky as it sounds.
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