GAME OF THE DAY - Shump is a wonderfully stompy arcade blaster

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GAME OF THE DAY - Shump is a wonderfully stompy arcade blaster

It's time for us to pick another #gameoftheday. What does that mean? Well it means that every day we choose an awesome mobile game and tell you all about it. You might have heard it, you might have missed it, you might have been avoiding it, but we're here to tell you you should definitely be grabbing it as soon as possible.

Today's pick is stompy arcade shooter Shump. But while you're paying attention to words, click here and you can check out our #gameoftheday hub, where you'll find every single game we've given this prestigious moniker to over the last couple of months. There are some absolute gems there, so make sure you give it a proper peruse.


Mobile has somehow become home to some of the best twitchy arcade experiences that gaming has to offer, and Shump definitely fits into that category. You're making your way up the screen, blasting everything that moves, and trying to avoid rains of projectile fire and leaping monsters.

The game rolls by at pretty astonishing speed sometimes, so you're going to have to have your playing face on when you pick this one up. You're always blasting, so your main focus is avoiding dying - inevitably, that's much easier typed than done. Luckily though, Shump offers just the right kind of challenge to keep you playing.

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When we reviewed Shump we said "Shump is a brilliant mash-up of shooting, jumping, and dodging, and when it's at its best it'll leave you breathless," and gave it a Silver Award. Click here and you can read our Shump review in its entirety to get an idea of why it scored so highly.

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