Strap on as Jetpack Joyride launches on iOS

Hurray! Jetpack Joyride’s here from Australian studio Halfbrick. Aptly described as a ‘Joyride ‘em up’, Jetpack’s all about the lunacy – that fine line between death and success. As with any on-rails-make-it-as-far-as-you-can-go game, you’re tasked with avoiding devious obstacles and collecting coins as you navigate a vast selection of tricky backdrops. The further you get, the more money you have for upgrades, items and jetpacks.

It’s simple rocket propelled fun. Leaderboards track your progress against your friends and the usual horde of achievements keeps you coming back for more. Screenshots don’t do it justice (there’s a handy YouTube trailer below) – you need to see it in action. The best thing about it? It’s 99 cents.

If you only buy one iOS game this week, make it this.

Via: Halfbrick Studios

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