Making it through our backlog of games, I ran across a nice little game called Doodle Jump [App Store] by Lima Sky. The game is clearly inspired by Sunflat's classic PapiJump [App Store, Free] and I was ready to simply call it a PapiJump clone and be done with it.

But Lima Sky seems to have added a number of nice enhancements to the basic gameplay that takes the game to the next level. Sunflat tried to do this themselves with PapiJump Plus [App Store] but I found Doodle Jump's enhancements far more successful.

The game plays exactly like PapiJump with the same feel and accelerometer sensitivity. Tilt your iPhone left and right and you can adjust the characters movement. Jumping on the platforms make you jump higher. With PapiJump, that was all there was to the game.

In Doodle Jump, brown platforms breakaway so you need to avoid those. Meanwhile, platforms with springs send you jumping much higher. Blue moving platforms quickly appear, as do enemies that must be shot (tap on the screen) or avoided. Eventually UFOs and blackholes appear to thwart your ascent.

Another nice touch is the inclusion of global high-score markers on the right side of the screen. As you ascend you can see who you are beating and can submit your score at the end.

Fans of Papi Jump who are looking for a little more will certainly enjoy this unofficial sequel.

App Store Link: Doodle Jump, $0.99

TouchArcade Rating

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  • Radchad1

    I just picked this up and is great fun. Thanks arn for posting this I never knew how fun this game was. It will be another game for me and the wife to play and try and beat each others high scores like Ian's Scoops which we play daily, which I'm leading now with 187k points.

  • Radchad1

    I just picked this up and is great fun. Thanks arn for posting this I never knew how fun this game was. It will be another game for me and the wife to play and try and beat each others high scores like Ian's Scoops which we play daily, which I'm leading now with 187k points.

  • http://www.blakespot.com Blake Patterson

    Very nice.

  • http://www.blakespot.com Blake Patterson

    Very nice.

  • http://www.transapp.com transapp

    Absolutely love the artwork.
    Had to smile just watching the pics... :)
    Sold.

  • http://www.transapp.com transapp

    Absolutely love the artwork.
    Had to smile just watching the pics... :)
    Sold.

  • http://www.transapp.com transapp

    This Game is sooo much fun!
    Event better than PapiJump.
    Faster, more and creative enemies, sweet sounds.
    Just love it. Thanks for this find! :)

  • http://www.transapp.com transapp

    This Game is sooo much fun!
    Event better than PapiJump.
    Faster, more and creative enemies, sweet sounds.
    Just love it. Thanks for this find! :)

  • Chris

    10 seconds in and you're hooked...

    Like arn mentioned, this just takes PapiJump Plus to another level. The gameplay is smooth, relaxing, and very much enjoyable. The great sounds and light hearted graphics add that much more to the game. Great find, definitely worth the .99 and quite possibly the slot on my screen where PapiJump sits.

  • Chris

    10 seconds in and you're hooked...

    Like arn mentioned, this just takes PapiJump Plus to another level. The gameplay is smooth, relaxing, and very much enjoyable. The great sounds and light hearted graphics add that much more to the game. Great find, definitely worth the .99 and quite possibly the slot on my screen where PapiJump sits.

  • http://www.badbumble.com BadBumble

    I really like these simple games more then the big console style games. They just seem to work better on a phone so you can have a quick 5 mins on the game while you are waiting.
    Very nice. I hope it does well for the developer.

  • http://www.badbumble.com BadBumble

    I really like these simple games more then the big console style games. They just seem to work better on a phone so you can have a quick 5 mins on the game while you are waiting.
    Very nice. I hope it does well for the developer.

  • http://jump.smaga.info Smaga Bakery

    It's really funny more then I could expect. Well done Lima Sky.
    If anybody like Doodle Jump, maybe try our forgotten game "Jump" :-)

  • http://jump.smaga.info Smaga Bakery

    It's really funny more then I could expect. Well done Lima Sky.
    If anybody like Doodle Jump, maybe try our forgotten game "Jump" :-)

  • dalek

    wow. this is a fun game! it takes advantage of the accelerometer really well. and it looks so nice, kudos for the producers specially for the graphic designer. i'll be playing this game while waiting in line, etc.

  • dalek

    wow. this is a fun game! it takes advantage of the accelerometer really well. and it looks so nice, kudos for the producers specially for the graphic designer. i'll be playing this game while waiting in line, etc.

  • hedron

    WOW, I think Smaga Bakery's Jump takes PapiJump to next level and dimension :-) 3rd dimension.

  • hedron

    WOW, I think Smaga Bakery's Jump takes PapiJump to next level and dimension :-) 3rd dimension.

  • http://unreleasedgames.net Adam @ Unreleased Games

    cool looking game I like the styling of it with the cartoon on paper!

  • http://unreleasedgames.net Adam @ Unreleased Games

    cool looking game I like the styling of it with the cartoon on paper!

  • Zack

    Love this game. The art is so fun! Great work.

  • Zack

    Love this game. The art is so fun! Great work.

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  • Griffin

    Great game I love the graphics and the Lima sky... I will be playing this game a lot great find

  • Griffin

    Great game I love the graphics and the Lima sky... I will be playing this game a lot great find

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  • hello man

    if u value you life i dont recomend downlaoding this app but if u dont go ahead it an awsome app

  • hello man

    if u value ur life dont download this app

  • hello man

    if u value you life i dont recomend downlaoding this app but if u dont go ahead it an awsome app

  • hello man

    if u value ur life dont download this app

  • hello man

    if u value ur life dont downlaod this app

  • hello man

    if u value ur life dont downlaod this app

  • lazer beam

    put your name is as ooga and play as little pocket god man

  • lazer beam

    put your name is as ooga and play as little pocket god man

  • http://www.doodlejump.com Dan

    If you dig doodlejump, you ought to check out the open posterous at doodlejump.com.

  • http://www.doodlejump.com Dan

    If you dig doodlejump, you ought to check out the open posterous at doodlejump.com.

  • Sarah-tata!!

    this game is sooooooooooooo much fun its the best .99cents i ever spent lol!!!!

  • Sarah-tata!!

    this game is sooooooooooooo much fun its the best .99cents i ever spent lol!!!!

  • jake

    type in ooga to get the caveman from pocket god! love the game only $0.99.! thanks. BYE!

  • http://toucharcade jake

    type in ooga to get the caveman from pocket god! love the game only $0.99.! thanks. BYE!

  • jake

    To get pygmies from pocket god you can change your name to the Following-Nooby,Dooby,Ooga,Klik,or Klak! DOODLE JUMP RULES

  • http://toucharcade jake

    To get pygmies from pocket god you can change your name to the Following-Nooby,Dooby,Ooga,Klik,or Klak! DOODLE JUMP RULES

  • Tom

    I love this game! I finally beat my brother at 23589!

  • Tom

    I love this game! I finally beat my brother at 23589!

  • Billy

    I like this game alot!!! Try to beat my record: 44236

  • Billy

    I like this game alot!!! Try to beat my record: 44236

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  • Benjamin

    awesome game, i want to know how these people on the global leader board have millions. i struggled to get beat my highscore of 22000, then within 10 minutes of picking the game up today i beat this score every single time getting my new high score to 57341 :)

  • Benjamin

    awesome game, i want to know how these people on the global leader board have millions. i struggled to get beat my highscore of 22000, then within 10 minutes of picking the game up today i beat this score every single time getting my new high score to 57341 :)

  • Lanicole

    Doodle Jump is one of best game on iPhone !!!
    You can also look at a new game calls "Yaki Frog" which is great addictive too... I love this type of game !

  • Lanicole

    Doodle Jump is one of best game on iPhone !!!
    You can also look at a new game calls "Yaki Frog" which is great addictive too... I love this type of game !

  • http://machat.tumblr.com machat

    Best Fun-Price-Ratio ever (IMHO).

    I'm still puzzled by high scores of more than a million. I can't even think of getting that high ...

  • http://machat.tumblr.com machat

    Best Fun-Price-Ratio ever (IMHO).

    I'm still puzzled by high scores of more than a million. I can't even think of getting that high ...

  • Dude

    yeah, the high scores could be from hackers though...

  • Dude

    yeah, the high scores could be from hackers though...

  • yoyogirl

    best game ever no joke

    • best girl ever

      I dont have an iphone but my sisters friend has one and every time he comes over I ask him if I can play doodle jump most of the time he will say yes and I will allways be excited wen he says yes I think it is the best game I have ever played :)

  • yoyogirl

    best game ever no joke

    • best girl ever

      I dont have an iphone but my sisters friend has one and every time he comes over I ask him if I can play doodle jump most of the time he will say yes and I will allways be excited wen he says yes I think it is the best game I have ever played :)

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  • reza

    243615

  • reza

    243615

  • Julia

    Try putting in the word 'snow' as your name, and play around jumping in the snow! Anybody know any other good ones?! Thanks for the post about 'ooba' !!

    • http://www.koreataekwondo.org/KTA_ENG/index.asp Kelly Hall

      it is so fnny to do i just jump for it

  • Julia

    Try putting in the word 'snow' as your name, and play around jumping in the snow! Anybody know any other good ones?! Thanks for the post about 'ooba' !!

    • http://www.koreataekwondo.org/KTA_ENG/index.asp Kelly Hall

      it is so fnny to do i just jump for it

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    • best girl ever

      ok u have a problem it is a good game

    • taylah

      how can you not love this game?

    • mola

      u like the word bitch

    • Starog19

      you suck best game ever say that to your mom you would regret it

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    • best girl ever

      ok u have a problem it is a good game

    • taylah

      how can you not love this game?

    • http://none mola

      u like the word bitch

  • mrs.bitch

    hey you son of a bitch man! i thnk this game is totally so fun! so shut up man! amına kodumun çocugusun lan kes yeter amcık beyinli mal alet! yarrak! i love you aslında öyle bişey yoğ.
    - I want to know the themes of doodle. like ; ooga , boo and snow...?? PLEASE :(

    • http://yahoo.com doodlegirl123

      im trying to find out other names to change the theme too but i cant find any other ones besides ooga snow and boo! PPPPPLLLLLZZZZZZ help me find other ways and if you do PPPPPPPLLLLLLLZZZZZZZZ reply!:):):):):):):)

  • mrs.bitch

    hey you son of a bitch man! i thnk this game is totally so fun! so shut up man! amına kodumun çocugusun lan kes yeter amcık beyinli mal alet! yarrak! i love you aslında öyle bişey yoğ.
    - I want to know the themes of doodle. like ; ooga , boo and snow...?? PLEASE :(

    • http://yahoo.com doodlegirl123

      im trying to find out other names to change the theme too but i cant find any other ones besides ooga snow and boo! PPPPPLLLLLZZZZZZ help me find other ways and if you do PPPPPPPLLLLLLLZZZZZZZZ reply!:):):):):):):)

  • best girl ever

    this game is so fun at the begining it is hard but once u get the hang of it it's really fun and adictive

  • best girl ever

    this game is so fun at the begining it is hard but once u get the hang of it it's really fun and adictive

  • best girl ever

    OMG if u get past the hole thing like go through the finish line there is a secret level way cool :P

  • best girl ever

    OMG if u get past the hole thing like go through the finish line there is a secret level way cool :P

  • Deewin

    Loved Papi Jump and Doodle jump is basically Papi Jump taken to the next level. I'm not sure how much content this game offered in at launch but I'm guessing it got some pretty significant updates to stay on the charts. I've played countless other jumping game clones and variations (some even a barebones engine with promised updates if the game sells well) and they don't even compare.

  • Deewin

    Loved Papi Jump and Doodle jump is basically Papi Jump taken to the next level. I'm not sure how much content this game offered in at launch but I'm guessing it got some pretty significant updates to stay on the charts. I've played countless other jumping game clones and variations (some even a barebones engine with promised updates if the game sells well) and they don't even compare.

  • taylah

    i love this gammmmmeeee it is soooo goooooood

  • taylah

    i love this gammmmmeeee it is soooo goooooood

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  • Saskiaaaaaaaa

    GEWELDIGGG =D !
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  • Saskiaaaaaaaa

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  • http://www.landmassdirt.com Mike

    i love this game i recommend it to all my freinds Excavation Calgary

    • Lolli

      I love it 2!

  • http://www.landmassdirt.com Mike

    i love this game i recommend it to all my freinds Excavation Calgary

    • http://? Lolli

      I love it 2!

  • Lolli

    OMG! I love this game soooooo much! Thanks for posting this! I wanted to make sure it was a good game before buying it!!! I used to have PapiJump but got rid of it for this! It is the best game ever!!! I hope they can make another game just as fun!!!! I love my ipod touch and all the apps on it! My all time favorite will always be doodle Jump!!! EVERYONE WHO HAS AN IPHONE OR IPOD TOUCH GET DOODLE JUMP!!! IT IS TOTALLY WORTH 99 CENTS OR EVEN 3 DOLLARS!!! NOW GO OUT AND BUY IT! <3 Love always~Lolli! O! I forgot PEACE OUT!

  • http://? Lolli

    OMG! I love this game soooooo much! Thanks for posting this! I wanted to make sure it was a good game before buying it!!! I used to have PapiJump but got rid of it for this! It is the best game ever!!! I hope they can make another game just as fun!!!! I love my ipod touch and all the apps on it! My all time favorite will always be doodle Jump!!! EVERYONE WHO HAS AN IPHONE OR IPOD TOUCH GET DOODLE JUMP!!! IT IS TOTALLY WORTH 99 CENTS OR EVEN 3 DOLLARS!!! NOW GO OUT AND BUY IT! <3 Love always~Lolli! O! I forgot PEACE OUT!

  • georgie

    this game is good

  • georgie

    this game is good

  • http://www.jumphighfast.com Oliva Ropp

    There positively is nothing to jumping high. It is all in how much your strength your legs can release.

  • http://www.jumphighfast.com Oliva Ropp

    There positively is nothing to jumping high. It is all in how much your strength your legs can release.

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    Quality game always good to play when bored. Check out my blogs and click the links :)

  • http://appstorestopapps5.blogspot.com Will Richards

    Quality game always good to play when bored. Check out my blogs and click the links :)

  • Princess priscilla

    WTF!!! i love doodle jump so i bought the freaken game with my itunes gift card but the only problem is its only for those ipod touches and iphone touches and crap and i have a ipod video. i guess im going to ask daddy to buy me a ipod touch.hahahaha i wish.

  • Princess priscilla

    WTF!!! i love doodle jump so i bought the freaken game with my itunes gift card but the only problem is its only for those ipod touches and iphone touches and crap and i have a ipod video. i guess im going to ask daddy to buy me a ipod touch.hahahaha i wish.

  • Ikadem

    I've 47966^^

  • Ikadem

    I've 47966^^

  • davino

    its the best game ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • greygirls128rox

    awsome play every day.

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  • BSoftMiner

    Simple is good! I like it!
    Sha is also simple.

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