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    Headless's review

    Published: 2013-10-15, by Manu Galvez.

    Headless is a hilarious endless side-scrolling game

    • Scenery
    • Originality
    • Background music
    • Touchscreen response
    • Needs online leaderboards and achievements
    • Only one game mode

    "Head? Who needs that?"

    According to its developer, "A tribute to Miracle Mike who lived for 18 month after his head had been cut off". A game starting that way can offer nothing but tons of humor.

    Gameplay is similar to other side-scrolling Canabalt-style games. The headless chicken is losing blood as it runs through the farm. Your goal is to grab the blood bags to refill the blood bottom bar and keep them alive and running. However, there are some obstacles on the way such as flying axes, huge radial arm saws, electric fences... and many others, that you must avoid. If Mike touches them, he'll lose blood faster. Obviously, the goal is clear here: the further you get, the higher the score.

    Headless features well-crafted cartoony graphics, set in black & white (remember than Miracle Mike lived in the 40s). Touchscreen response is excellent, as well as the background music. I'm missing just different game modes, achievements and online leaderboards to post highest scores. Besides, a recommended game.

    Tags: headless chicken

    Emmanuel Appszoom logo

    by Emmanuel , Appszoom

    Oct 15, 2013


    Looks bloody good –Pocketgamer

    … just enjoy all the bloody goodness this game provides. –DroidGamers

    To say Headless has a dark sense of humor would be a supreme understatement. –Androidpolice

    Time for some headless fun with those bloody chickens! –148 Apps

    Lose your head in Headless as you take control of a headless chicken trying to stay alive! Headless, the new endless runner by Double Smith, now available on Android. How far can a headless chicken run? Download Headless to find out now! What are you, chicken?

    Inspired by the story of Miracle Mike, the chicken that lived without a head for 18 months, Headless challenges players to see how far they can run as a headless chicken! Tap to fly and tilt to speed up. Grab bags of blood to live longer and get ahead of the competition! Keep a cool head while dodging deadly blades and other obstacles. Unlock upgrades, collect power ups and charge head first to new high scores!


    Bloody gore-geous artwork!
    Deadly saws and dangerous obstacles are ready to make heads roll!
    Endlessly replayable action starring a headless chicken spurting cartoon blood!
    Unlock upgrades and collect powerups to get ahead of the competition!
    Use tilt controls to get a head start!
    Collect bags of blood to live longer than Miracle Mike!
    No in app purchases!


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    Everyone here at Double Smith thanks you for playing our first game, Headless! Double Smith is a husband and wife team of industry vets going indie, so we really appreciate your support. Please rate Headless if you enjoyed it! Stay tuned for more awesome games from Double Smith.

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