A Halfbrick’s Masterpiece
Jetpack Joyride is a mobile phone application developed by
Halfbrick - who also developed Fruit Ninja - that was primarily sold at $0.99
but now comes for free. Nowadays, many smartphone users find it very
addicting, because it is not only fun, but explicitly simple as well.
Controlling the game is easy – you’ll just decide whether or not to tap the
screen. Collecting coins, avoiding electrical fences, and purchasing upgrades
– that’s basically how the world of Jetpack Joyride goes. The game is also
created with difficult missions, goals, and other interesting add-ons to make
your few minutes of game play one of the most thrilling moments of your
As mentioned above, the Jetpack Joyride game is very simple –
it takes only a single tap anywhere on the screen to make the character fly to a
certain distance.When you let go of the screen, the character will fall
slowly. Once you hit one of the electric fences along the way, a round will
immediately end. There are also collectable coins as you go, which you can stock
up and then use later for purchasing upgrades. To let you transform, certain
attachments will show once in every mission. These attachments include the
dragon, stomper, bird suit, low-rider bike, and many more.
The main goal of the game is to make the character fly as high as
possible without falling and dying. When you use an attachment, touching an
electric fence will return you into the jetpack outfit, thus allow you to
move on with the round. As you go along, you will also find spin tokens.
Collecting these tokens will give you chances of spinning a slot machine at
the end of each round. The more spin tokens you collect, the more chances of
spinning you will get. Winning in the slot machine can give you various
helpful stuffs including coin multipliers, rockets, and in-game boosters
which can help you advance 750 meters ahead on your next mission.
GAME REWARDS AND IN-GAME CURRENCY
The Jetpack Joyride’s official currency is measured in
Also called as stash during gameplay, the coin allows you to purchase
in-game items such as clothing, utilities, jetpacks, and vehicle upgrades.
These items are somewhat expensive, but if you play often, you’ll be able to
earn coins fast. Another option you can use to get ahead is purchasing in-game
currencies, which cost around $0.99 and $4.99, depending on the amount you wish
IN-GAME EXPERIENCE ON
Most universal apps are easier to use on iPad simply because it has
a wider screen. This also applies to Jetpack Joyride. So for those people who
want a more enjoyable and satisfying gaming experience, playing this app on
iPad is highly recommended.
As its name implies, Jetpack Joyride can actually be a fun and
exciting ride for avid gamers out there. So if you are really bored and
looking for a nice game to kill long hours of boredom, then you should
definitely give this game a shot.
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