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Jetpack Joyride for iOS

By Halfbrick Studios Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

shelbybrown Sep 13, 2011

Jetpack Joyride is a new distance game from the makers of Monster Dash and Fruit Ninja, but in this game you use a machine-gun jet pack to maneuver past obstacles and use discovered vehicles to try to survive as long as possible. The control system is incredibly simple: touch the screen to propel your jet pack.

As in Monster Dash, you play hero Barry Steakfries, but in this game you'll break into a secret laboratory to steal and use experimental jet packs. As you propel yourself through this side-scroller, you'll need to gather coins you can use between runs to buy new jet packs, different outfits, upgrades for vehicles, and extra utilities that help you last longer. Some of the upgrades can be fairly expensive, but you can take your chances with a slot machine at the end of a game (if you gather Spin tokens floating through the level) that will add to your cash or give you bonuses usually found in the store.

Part of what makes Jetpack Joyride fun are the strange vehicles you'll discover and use along the way. Along with the already interesting machine-gun jet pack that fires downward, you'll also find a Profit Bird that eats coins and requires that you flap its wings; ride a motorcycle that speeds along the ground but can jump up to grab bonuses; or use a strange machine that lets you teleport out of the way of obstacles. There are several vehicles to discover and each adds to your frantic run as you try to survive as long as possible.

To keep the game interesting, you also can gain achievements by doing various things in the game. Once you earn enough, you'll level up, which gives you even more coins to use toward new jet packs and items.

Overall, Jetpack Joyride is a fun and addictive distance/running game that offers plenty of replay value with the countless upgrades and strange vehicles you find in each game. If you like distance games, this is a must-have for only a buck.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.9.5

Hey, Joyriders! Were back with another update to satisfy your appetites. Dig in! * Stuck on a mission? Skip that sucker from the pause menu for just 500 coins per star!* New to the game? Were giving you the red carpet treatment with an awesome new Starter Pack. Have at it!* Lots of small bug fixes and general improvements to the core gameplay experience.As always, please keep your reviews and feedback coming. We love hearing from you!

General

Release June 10, 2016
Date Added June 10, 2016
Version 1.9.5

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: iphone4, iphone4, iphone4, iphone4, ipad2wifi, ipad2wifi, ipad2wifi, ipad2wifi, ipad23g, ipad23g, ipad23g, ipad23g, iphone4s, iphone4s, iphone4s, iphone4s, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, ipadthirdgen4g, ipadthirdgen4g, ipadthirdgen4g, iphone5, iphone5, iphone5, iphone5, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini, ipadmini, ipadmini, ipadmini4g, ipadmini4g, ipadmini4g, ipadmini4g

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Developer's Description

You're going for a ride - from the creators of FRUIT NINJA!** Winner ** - Apple Design Award 2012!- Pocket Gamer - Best Action/Arcade Game 2012- Pocket Gamer - iPhone/iPod Touch Game of the Year 2012- Pocket Gamer - Overall Game of the Year 2012 - Gamasutra Mobile Game of 2011 - TUAW Best iPhone Game of 2011 - UGO iOS Game of the Year - Game Revolution Best Mobile Game 2011 - App Store Rewind, iPhone Game of the Year Runner-up!****Suit up with a selection of the coolest jetpacks ever made and take to the skies as Barry Steakfries, the lovable hero on a one-way trip to adventure! From the creators of the worldwide phenomenon Fruit Ninja comes the action-packed Jetpack Joyride, Halfbrick's most anticipated iPhone game ever!****"This is seriously my favorite iPhone game right now. I don't care if you have to go donate blood to afford it, do what you have to do." -- Touch Arcade"Likely the best dollar you'll spend this summer." -- MTV"Jetpack Joyride is, quite simply, an amazing game." -- IntoMobile"Like all the best mobile games, Jetpack Joyride is criminally simple." -- Kotaku"We are already blown away. Halfbrick looks like they have another hit on their hands." -- AppAdviceA miracle, by all accounts. - PocketGamer****Join Barry as he breaks in to a secret laboratory to commandeer the experimental jetpacks from the clutches of science evildoers. After lift-off, simply touch the screen to ascend and release to descend, raining bullets, bubbles, rainbows and lasers downwards as you fly towards higher and higher scores!You'll start off with the legendary Machine Gun Jetpack to scatter the evil scientists, but throughout each game you'll collect coins and complete missions to earn cash and buy new gear in The Stash! Pick your favorite jetpack, snazzy outfit and stock up on items then get back out there for more action!Keen reflexes are your best weapon to avoid the obstacles in your path. These include lasers, electricity fields and even guided missiles, but thankfully this is a top secret lab - there will be even more goodies to pick up and help Barry along the way. Stay out of harm and you'll reach massive scores, unlock Achievements and beat your friends on the online leaderboards!Get a boost of speed and power using the Lil' Stomper, Profit Bird and Crazy Freaking Teleporter, just a selection of the vehicles pickups available - all playable with one touch controls. You can even splash out and upgrade the vehicles with coin magnets or shiny gold plating for that bonus style factor!Stay alive, get funky and lose yourself in Jetpack Joyride. There's so much to see and do, all the time in the world and more than enough jetpacks! As always, Barry Steakfries will provide!****IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PARENTSThis game may contain:- The ability to purchase optional content using real money. You can disable in-app purchases in the settings menu of your device.- Promotional material for Halfbrick products and trusted business partners.- Links to external social networking sites intended for users over the age of 13.- Direct links to the internet which may open the default web browser on your device.Privacy Policy: http://www.halfbrick.com/ppTerms of Service: http://www.halfbrick.com/tos