iOS is home to a slew of those “launch and see how long you can go” type of flinging games, and for some stupid reason I always end up really liking them. I’m not sure what it is, there’s just something fun about that type of game and the genre fits in well with mobile gaming.

One of the most endeared flinging games is Juicy Beast’s Burrito Bison, which started life as a Flash game that amassed a pretty huge following. All the way back in May of last year, Juicy Beast announced that they had partnered with Ravenous Games to bring a version of Burrito Bison to iOS, where it seemed a natural fit.

We interviewed Juicy Beast just a few days following that announcement, where they dished on the inspirations behind Burrito Bison’s creation and divulged that they created the game with the iPhone in mind from the very start. They also said the game should be out sometime that summer.

Well, if you’re pretty good at using calendars, you should know that it’s been over a year since Burrito Bison was supposed to release on iOS. After teasing us this past April that the project was still alive and well, Juicy Beast and Ravenous have today announced that Burrito Bison is at long last set to hit the App Store on October 4th. Here’s a new trailer.

During development last year, Juicy Beast stated that the iOS version would contain some additional content beyond what the Flash version offered. We’re not totally sure what that will entail, but we’re excited to find out, and we’ll be marking our calendars with a big red “X” on October 4th when Burrito Bison finally gets into our greasy hands.

  • Deixa

    Think I'll give that one a miss

  • grits

    Cool art direction

  • Stustaff

    Well I like "“launch and see how long you can go” type of flinging games," too... But haven't played many on ios! Anyone reccomend any? Ta

    • Greyskull

      I forgot the name off of the top of my head, but search for Armor Games. They have a charming, if brief, paper airplane game in this style. Berzerk Ball is also addicting as can be.

  • ImJPaul

    Hate this style of game but love ravenous and the art style of this game. This ones a big fat maybe. Depends on what else comes out October 4th I suppose.

    • http://twitter.com/juicybeast Juicy Beast Studio

      Actually, the art style is from the developer (Juicy Beast Studio), not the publisher ;]

  • Greyskull

    Well, it's a a bit too little a bit too late, IMO. I've already completed the sequel, Burrito Bison's revenge, a long time a ago. IMO they should go straight to porting their newest upgrade game...argh, I forget the name, but you play a knight ascending a tower to rescue princesses. It's perfectly suited for ios controls too; tap to launch, then tilt to move and tap to attack. It's almost as if their latest game was designed from the ground up to be a smartphone game.

    • panama chief

      I've been asking these guys about this game for a year now. So sad that they couldn't get this out before part 2 released. I'm not sure if I want this anymore.

  • Tom Kro

    hey guys, can you name similiar games like this? i know only BERZERK or something...but i luv this kind of game and want to play others too! please help - thx :)