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Terry Cavanagh's Don't Look Back arrives on iOS

Ben Parfitt
Terry Cavanagh's Don't Look Back arrives on iOS

Super Hexagon and VVVVVV creator Terry Cavanagh has released his indie classic Don’t Look Back on iOS and Android.

That’s despite a temporary setback earlier this week when Apple rejected the submission due to the inclusion of the following text in its app description:

“Your app marketing text contains the following: ‘There are no in-app purchases or any of that nonsense’. It would be appropriate to remove or revise this content.”

In addition, Cavanagh has said that the release – which is free – is a possible first stepping-stone toward a smartphone release of VVVVVV.

“Revisiting Don’t Look Back was a pretty strange experience,” he wrote. “It’s quite old now – I made it in January 2009 – and I hadn’t actually played it in some time. Despite numerous flaws which are glaringly apparent to me now, it remains a game I’m extremely proud of making.

“2009, incidentally, is also the year that I made almost all of VVVVVV. One of the reasons I thought this port might be fun to do is that I’m considering an iOS and Android port for VVVVVV, so I’m seeing it as kind of a ‘trial run’. I don’t know if it’ll ever happen, and I’m not promising anything – but I’m definitely thinking about it.”

Cavanagh told MCV last month that his previous release, Super Hexagon, does not hate players, despite its brutal difficulty.

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