Colorful neon platformer Mr. Run and Jump announced

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Atari have announced Mr. Run and Jump, a brand new stylish platformer developed by Graphite Labs.

The new game is actually a remake of the game of the same name that was created by John Mikula of the same development studio back in 2021, for the Atari 2600.

Here’s the announcement trailer:

Here’s a rundown of the game:

Mr. Run and Jump features precise controls, silky smooth gameplay, and free-flowing level design, making it a speedrunner’s dream. Run, jump, dash, and roll to hard-to-reach locations to find collectibles, or adjust the difficulty level via Dynamic Assistance to enjoy a more approachable experience with the heart-pounding peril cranked down a couple of notches.

Mr. Run and Jump was originally created in 2021 as an Atari 2600 game, designed by John Mikula, a developer at St. Louis-based indie studio Graphite Lab. Its precise platforming showcases the legacy 2600 hardware, still capable of engaging hobbyists and fans 40+ years after its release. The teams at Atari and Graphite Lab were so enamored with the 2600 title that they teamed up to create a modern version of Mr. Run and Jump, highlighting the best of the 2600 title for modern consoles and PCs, and layering in a beautiful landscape of color and sound.

“We are thrilled to introduce Mr. Run and Jump to gamers worldwide,” said Matt Raithel, Graphite Lab Owner and Studio Director. “Dazzling animation, intense platforming, and approachable characters all come together in a package that was made better with the help and support of the team at Atari.”

Key Features:

  • Dozens of unique levels within six distinct, vibrant, and beautifully illustrated worlds
  • A variety of devious enemies, each with their own attack patterns and personalities
  • 30+ hours of gameplay including Time Trials, hard-to-reach collectibles, achievements, and more
  • Precise controls make Mr. Run and Jump’s platforming as smooth as butter
  • An original story of a transformed world, a devouring Void, and all the wonders of the Realms of Color

Mr. Run and Jump is set to launch later this summer for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Atari VCS, and Windows PC (via Steam and Epic Games Store).


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