Shopping Cart Hero 3

Shopping Cart Hero 3

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.05
  • Total Downloads:
    639
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 25, 2012
  • Price:
    Free; Requires Android phone
  • File Size:
    5.21MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4
  • Platform:
    Android
  • Product ranking:
    #36 in Arcade Games

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Editors' Review

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You've probably seen dudes on TV making Evel Knievel-style jumps in shopping carts, usually preceded (and followed) by disclaimers telling you not to try this yourself. That's good advice, especially since you can get a decent thrill without actually risking your one and only neck just by playing MonkeyWantBanana's Shopping Cart Hero 3 on your Android smartphone. While it sounds like a shopping game, it's actually a jumper, and the whole idea is to make the longest and most elaborate jump possible. The game involves a stick figure pushing a shopping cart downhill, jumping in, and riding to uncertain ends. You get scored on height, distance, and style. We tried SHC3 on a Samsung phone running Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest Android release.

It's harder to stub your toe in the dark than it is to install an Android app, and we soon saw the SCH3 icon in our Apps. It loaded with Jump 1 displayed; a mild journey with a soft landing. The game automatically pauses when your screensaver activates, so be sure to turn it off for the session. We set our screen timeout for 10 minutes, the amount of break time we had available. If you're new to SCH3, just click the question mark for a tutorial, but it's much like the online Flash game, only you swipe to start running, tap to get in the cart, tap again when you're ready to jump, tilt the phone to balance your flying fool in midair, and, if you've done everything reasonably well, land with wheels down. The game keeps track of your distance, height, tricks (if any) and style points, awarding a Total. Clicking the trophy icon displays your Achievements (again, if any!) and you can turn the simple sound effects on and off.

Our first run was weak, but we did land with wheels down. Had we been careening down a real hill in a real shopping cart (don't ask where we got it) we'd have been very happy with our first jump, thank you very much. We soon extended our range. Simple and quiet (with no broken bones) Shopping Cart Hero 3 is a great game for those boring minutes.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.05
Bug fixes.
General
Publisher MonkeyWantBanana
Publisher web site http://www.monkeywantbanana.com/
Release Date September 26, 2012
Date Added September 25, 2012
Version 1.05
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Arcade Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Android 2.2, Android 2.3.3 - Android 2.3.7, Android
Additional Requirements Compatible with 2.2 and above.
Download Information
File Size 5.21MB
File Name Not available
Popularity
Total Downloads 639
Downloads Last Week 4
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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