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Baby Monkey (going backwards on a pig)

By Kihon Inc

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You are a monkey, clinging to a pig as it takes you for the ride of your life!

Avoid ‘Space Unicorns’ and ‘Nom Nom Hamsters’ while hanging onto a bucking squealing pig in this addictive side scroller. Leap pits and cliffs while the pig tries to knock you off by destroying everything in its path. Skillfully time your jumps to reach power-ups and achieve record scores. Enjoy the ever-changing artwork and catchy music in this survival game for all ages.

How long can you cling to this wacky pig roller coaster ride through a world gone insane?

"Baby Monkey (going backwards on a pig) is a great time-waster that can be enjoyed by the whole family." - 'CNET Review' 

"A pretty reasonable price to pay for pure happiness." - Joystiq Review

"It's a must-buy title with lots of fun and replay value." - TUAW

"Endearing entertainment for a dollar — well worth it." - AppAdvice

"A ridiculously cute time waster with a stupidly catchy soundtrack, Baby Monkey knows what it's doing." - Touch Arcade Review

"The more I played this app, the more fun I had" - Family Friendly Gaming

"You have yourself one delightfully kooky video game." - GamePro Review

"Baby Monkey (going backwards on a pig) is a must buy because everyone who gets their hands on it will absolutely love it." - AppleNApps


- Original Music by Parry Gripp!
- Challenge your friends with Game Center Leaderboard
- Earn Achievements for collecting bananas, points, and reaching new areas
- Dynamically created areas ensure each game is unique
- Tons of unique obstacles (including: Sand Castles, Toxic Waste, and even T-Rex)
- Invincibility PowerUp for breakneck fun!
- Combos awarded for streaks add extra challenge to beating top scores
- Speed and difficulty increases with time to take this fast-paced survival game to a thrilling new level
- In-game tutorial makes it easy and entertaining for all ages
- Themed after Parry Gripp’s popular YouTube Music Video
- iCade Support!
- Easy to play, hard to master, addicting as Swedish Fish

What's New in Version 1.4.0

Free Dojo Danger Costume! ($0.99 value)

Dojo Danger is Kihon's next big release. If you like Baby Monkey, you will love Dojo Danger! Find it in the App Store today.

To celebrate Dojo Danger's launch, Baby Monkey is dressed as a Ninja and rides a Zombie Pig all the while riding backwards through a gorgeous Japanese Dojo landscape.

Log in TODAY to receive this limited time costume!

Note: the in-game link to DojoDanger is not set correctly. We are fixing. Should point here:

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Customer Reviews

cute but...meh

the music is the best part of this game. I love that song. charming.

i personally find the gameplay frustrating – together, the three or so things you have to keep your eye on at the same time and the two simple controls you have to work are too much for my ADD brain to keep track of at once – and I also did several things that were supposed to earn me free monkey bucks, and I received none. (and yes, I know how these earn-free-in-game-credits things work; I've used them successfully numerous times in other games and they just plain didn't work in Baby Monkey (going backwards on a pig ;).)

so, for me, the game's charming and delightful, but not very playable and just a touch buggy, in a non-critical way.

Simple, but fun for a while

The plot is simple. Takes half a minute to learn and then a little while to enjoy. I got over 100,000 within half an hour and stopped playing, but usually this kind of games couldn't hold my attention for more the couple minutes. So this one is good.
If you are in this kind of games I assume you would get hours passing by.
It looks like the pig a bit off the background when it jumps over pits or cliffs and some times it doesn't jump when I press the button, but this could be that I didn't press enough in advance for jump.

Rad. Just rad.

Best song ever in the whole world. Just wish there was a little more to the game, like for power ups and cool things that you can get for your hard earned coins! I mean, why am I collecting coins? Look at Temple Run 2. A good model for what keeps you playing the game. I also really wish that the pig could still jump even when the monkey is in the air. So annoying that you have to wait for the monkey to land! I mean, what's keeping pig from jumping?!

Baby Monkey (going backwards on a pig)
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.4.0
  • Size: 31.8 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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