Supergay app for iOS, first to come out

Pete Davison
6 July, 2011
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Supergay, available now from the App Store for $3.99, has become, according to Spanish publisher Klicrainbow, the first game to openly explore homosexuality, gay pride and the fear of coming out.

The game casts players in the role of Dr. Tom Palmer, a scientist working on cloning technology while struggling to come to terms with his own sexuality.

In traditional comic-book manner, something goes terribly wrong and Palmer becomes the pink and black-clad superhero Supergay, armed with a Rainbow Ray.

The episodic adventure, which as of now contains ten chapters, features a variety of different gameplay styles, ranging from fighting to stealth via rhythm action.

The gameplay isn’t the best the iOS platform has ever seen, nor is the game the most polished – but the game’s comic-book art style is appealing and its ongoing message of ‘Be Yourself’ is admirable, especially in a world where triple-A developers are afraid to let their characters take their underwear off during sex scenes.


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  1. mediasorcerer says:

    What will they think of next? IS this good for kids to play with? hmmm,i wonder?

  2. Jason says:

    Oh no we don’t want our kids being exposed to a gay cartoon character, its much better for a kid to play a realistic and extremely violent game with blood and guts (like Dead Space).

  3. mediasorcerer says:

    Yes,a lot of games are questionable for children,i agree,this being one of them.

  4. Jason says:

    OMG Mediasourcerer – you did not get the irony in my post.
    This is a good game for Kids to play so maybe they don’t grow up homophobic !

    Its s shame Australian Macworld reviewed a game that isn’t available in Australia. I just tried to buy it and it’s not for Australia :-(

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