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Despicable Me: Minion Rush for iOS

By gameloft (iDP) Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Nov 26, 2013

Despicable Me Minion Rush is, at its core, an endless runner, but with numerous other fun bits mixed in for a funny, addictive experience you won't want to put down. The setup time can take a few minutes and menus can be a bit overloaded at times, but when you settle into the game, you'll find it hard to step away, even after you get dinged by an unexploded bomb or fellow minion

The setup for Despicable Me Minion Rush is a bit slow. With opening cinematics you can't skip the first time and extra downloads for file components on the first run-through, there's a wait before you actually get to the game. The menus have a lot of information in them, as well, from the upgrades you can get to the various resources you collect (bananas and coins, mostly), but if you skip through all of that you can dive into the game, where the real joy of this app lies. It's an endless runner with three rails and a load of different obstacles, power-ups and bonus opportunities, and it feels and plays every bit as fun as the movie, with the same silly sense of humor as the minions. The game runs fast and smooth on every device we tested and the levels never feel like filler or redundant as you move your way through labs, houses, and lairs.

Whether you've seen the movies in which the minions play a role or you are just a fan of endless runners or Gameloft's movie tie-in games, this is a great experience. It's free to play and while there are some upgrades that can cost you money, everything in the game is right there for you with the free download, and it is a very deep, very rewarding game if you keep playing. It's a must-download for endless runner fans and Despicable Me fans, alike.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.8.0

The Minions miss being bad, so they go on strike to convince Gru to go back to his despicable ways. In the meantime, other Minions get promoted and head to the beach with the family.

Go on strike with the Minions in the new update for Despicable Me: Minion Rush!

- For the first time ever, play two Special Missions in one update: "MINIONS ON STRIKE" and "MINION VACATION."

- Start collecting MEL CARDS so you can run with Mel, an all-new Minion from Despicable Me 3!

- Get the new STRIKER COSTUME and show your support for Mel's cause.

- Learn how to upgrade the Island Hopper Costume.

General

Release October 9, 2017
Date Added October 9, 2017
Version 4.8.0

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: iPhone4, iPad2Wifi, iPad23G, iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini, iPadMini4G, iPhone5c, iPhone5s, iPadAir, iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6, iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro, iPadProCellular, iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE, iPhone7, iPhone7Plus, iPad611, iPad612, iPad71, iPad72, iPad73, iPad74

Popularity

Total Downloads 35,992
Downloads Last Week 1
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Developer's Description

JOIN 800 MILLION PLAYERS WORLDWIDE. Race with the Minions in the award-winning, fan-favorite runner Despicable Me: Minion Rush. Run as fast as you can while jumping, dodging, rolling and knocking Minions off the track in despicably action-packed levels. Rush to collect Bananas and play exciting Special Missions to increase your score as you enjoy unexpected Minion moments. ALL THE FUN OF DESPICABLE ME IS IN THE OFFICIAL GAME. Race as DAVE, CARL OR JERRY. Wear over 50 UNIQUE COSTUMES, such as the Surfer or Disco Minion. Run fast through ICONIC LOCATIONS inspired by the Despicable Me movies. Jump on and ride the FLUFFY UNICORN or GRU'S ROCKET and power up your Minions. Play SPECIAL MISSIONS to discover new mini-games and Costumes in each update. You can download and play this game for free. Please be informed that it also allows you to play using virtual currency, which can be acquired as you progress through the game, or by deciding to watch certain advertisements, or by paying with real money. Purchases of virtual currency using real money are performed using a credit card, or other form of payment associated with your account, when you input your iTunes account password. You will not be asked to re-enter your credit card number or PIN. Once your iTunes account password is entered, your account will allow in-app purchases for 15 minutes. To restrict or disable in-app purchases, you can change the settings on your device. This game contains advertising for Gameloft's products or some third parties which will redirect you to a third-party site. You can disable your device's ad identifier being used for interest-based advertising in the settings menu of your device. This option can be found in Settings -> Privacy -> Advertising. Certain aspects of this game will require the player to connect to the Internet. Find out more about the game on the official site. http://www.minionrush.com. Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/DespicableMeMinionRush/. Check out our videos and game trailers on https://www.youtube.com/despicablememinionrush. Visit our official site at http://gmlft.co/website_EN. Check out the new blog at http://gmlft.co/central. Don't forget to follow us on social media: Facebook: http://gmlft.co/SNS_FB_EN. Twitter: http://gmlft.co/SNS_TW_EN. Instagram: http://gmlft.co/GL_SNS_IG. YouTube: http://gmlft.co/GL_SNS_YT. Privacy Policy: http://www.gameloft.com/en/privacy-notice. Terms of Use: http://www.gameloft.com/en/conditions-of-use. End-User License Agreement: http://www.gameloft.com/en/eula.