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Space Hopper
Navigate varying planets in this gravity twisting space adventure.
Released May 2007
Play It, Miniclip
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Levels 15
Genre Platformer, action
Websites Miniclip

LeftRight - Move
Up - Jump

Credits Artwork
Mat Annal
Heather Stancliffe
Lee Nicklen
Space Hopper Menu
Space Hopper Main
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Space Hopper is an action-platform game released in May 2007 for Miniclip. The player controls an astronaut with the goal of collecting stars in order to open a black hole.


  • Left Right Left and right arrow keys - Move astronaut
  • Up Up key - Jump


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Level 1

There are eighteen stars in this level.

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Space Hopper Level 1 Walkthrough

Level 2

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Space Hopper Level 2 Walkthrough

Level 3

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Space Hopper Level 3 Walkthrough

Level 4

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Space Hopper Level 4 Walkthrough

Level 5

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Space Hopper Level 5 Walkthrough

Level 6

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Space Hopper Level 6 Walkthrough

Level 7

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Space Hopper Level 7 Walkthrough

Level 8

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Space Hopper Level 8 Walkthrough

Level 9

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Space Hopper Level 9 Walkthrough

Level 10

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Space Hopper Level 10 Walkthrough

Level 11

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Space Hopper Level 11 Walkthrough

Level 12

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Space Hopper Level 12 Walkthrough

Level 13

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Space Hopper Level 13 Walkthrough

Level 14

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Space Hopper Level 14 Walkthrough

Level 15

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Space Hopper Level 15 Walkthrough


Penguin 1

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Space hopper ending

The ending depicts the astronaut on a planet in space with partially pink and feminine looking astronaut in front of him, two domed shaped house behind her, and a black hole present on the far left side. Words above, in white text outlined in blue, read, "congratulations!" with smaller words below in blue text reading, "you made it home!".


  • Brain aliens - It walks slowly around and causes one heart to be lost if touched.
  • Blue masked robot - It will move when the Astronaut moves and stop when he does. When touched one heart is lost.
  • Green masked robots - A faster version of the blue masked robot, it too will also follow the astronaut. If touched one heart will be lost.
  • Worms - It moves slower than the blue masked robot and will follow the player. It will always take the faster route to the astronaut.
  • Blue jumping aliens - It jumps up and down and will cause on heart to lost if touched.
  • Green jumping aliens - It jumps around a planet and causes one heart to be lost when touched.
  • Jumping octopi - It is small and jumps in and out of a hole and can only be found on purple planets. If one is touched one heart is lost.
  • UFOs - It is the last enemy found in the game, seen only in level 14 and 15. It will zoom back and fourth and take one heart away at contact.

Interactive objects

  • Stars - Stars are found scattered around. They must all be collected to open a black hole. Blue glowing stars are worth 250 points and pink glowing ones are worth 500 points.
  • Black holes - Once all stars in the level are collected a black hole will appear. If jumped to the Astronaut will get sucked into them and go onto the next level.


  • Planets (Space Hopper)#Purple planets purple planets are normal planets and do no special other then being the only planet that has Jumping Octopuses on them.
  • Yellow planets yellow planets allow the Astronaut to run faster and to jump farther.
  • Green planets cause the Astronaut to walk slower and jump little only allowing him to jump to planets that are very close.
  • Metal planets metal planet act like purple planets.
  • Small planets are very tiny but act like normal planets.
  • Electric planets are big and covered with metal. After a few second they will make their surface of them covered with blue electricity. A well timed jump will allow the Astronaut to not take damage from the electricity.
  • Hot planets are the most dangerous planet encountered. They have a black crust on them that allows safe travel around them. But in between the black crust is harmful red liquid. Sometimes there is small parts of the black crust that is between large parts of liquid.
  • Ice planets have a slippery surface that causes the Astronaut to move slowly in one direction but will soon speed up over time.


Site/Event Year Contest Prize Outcome
Jay is Games 2008 Best of Casual Gameplay 2007 Best Platform game Nominated

Beta content

Present in the images of Space Hopper is an unused image of text titled "Frosty".


  • Clicking the Nitrome logo in the credits section will take the player to the Nitrome website, except it will be displayed inside the game window. This also happen with the browser version of Silly Sausage in Meat Land.


  • Space Hopper is also the name of a level in Go Go UFO.
  • Space Hopper is one of the few games by Nitrome to have smooth graphics.

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