HalfBrick Studios, a Queensland, Australia-based company, is the developer behind the apps Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride. HalfBrick Chief Marketing Officer Phil Larsen talks about the company's approach to wasting time.
Halfbrick’s two mobile gaming hits, Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride, are, by all accounts, established rockstars of the mobile gaming world. The company added its third title — Fish Out... Keep reading ?
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Jetpack Joyride and Fruit Ninja developer Halfbrick return with another casual hit. But Fish Out of Water might be too simplistic for its own good.
While I can understand the appeal of Jetpack Joyride, one of the best mobile games ever made, I could never figure out why Halfbrick Studio's other huge seller, Fruit Ninja, drove so many gamers crazy. Now, days after the release of the developer's latest game, I've finally figured out the secret: Halfbrick Studios is staffed by sorcerers. Read more...
Not all videogames have the same goal. Some seek to challenge the player, others, to relax them. Halfbrick usually resides somewhere comfortably in the middle, with easy-to-pick-up titles like Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride -- but this...Show More Summary
Halfbrick's games usually grab me immediately. Jetpack Joyride [Free] was the cave flier of my dreams, Fruit Ninja [$0.99] devoured my high-score hunting hours. I didn't immediately latch on to Fish Out of Water [$0.99], though. It doesn't have the same obvious hooks—the shiny coins and the upgrades that keep you hitting that play button [...]
When the company that brought iPhone, iPad and iPod touch gamers Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride announces a new game, you pay attention. That's why we're telling you about Halfbrick's Fish out of Water. With these fish, though, it's by choice, as they long to soar above the ocean and see the world from a whole new perspective.
Halfbrick Studios is one of the most popular developers on the App Store, so much so that I can guarantee you've played their work before: Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride are their two biggest titles. And now, the Australian developer...Show More Summary
Full disclosure: Jetpack Joyride is still one of my favorite iOS games. It was simple enough to figure out and play a game while waiting for a train, but the achievements, power-ups and depth meant I probably spent, over time, a dozen hours playing. Show More Summary
Fish Out of Water! is a new iPhone and iPad game by Halfbrick Studios, the makers of Jetpack Joyride, where you launch fish (and mammals) out of the ocean and into the sky. A group of crabs will judge your throws by total distance and number of skips performed by your fish. Show More Summary
Fish Out of Water from Halfbrick's core mechanic is fun to play, but it is far from the endless replayability that came along with Fruit Ninja or Jetpack Joyride.
Halfbrick's Fish Out Of Water is among the many other games that are launching tonight, and I'm not sure I could be more stoked about it. We've extensively covered the game in the past, but here's the gist (again)- Imagine skipping stones in a constantly changing ocean that's directly linked to the weather in game, [...]
Halfbrick, makers of hits such as Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride, and many more, are set to release Fish Out Of Water this week on April 18 for iOS devices as a universal app. Their latest title sees you flicking an assortment of sea creatures as far as possible in the ocean. Show More Summary
Halfbrick Studios, the developer behind Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride, has announced its next iOS title, Fish Out of Water. The game centers on a cast of fish that you fling out into the waves, making them skip along the water for maximum distance to rack up a high score. Show More Summary
Halfbrick held a media lunch at GDC to show off the company's brand new original title, its first since the very popular Jetpack Joyride arrived a few years ago (the Australia-based studio is also known for making Fruit Ninja). As we'd...Show More Summary
Speaking to Joystiq at GDC today, Halfbrick Chief Marketing Officer Phil Larsen confirmed with that Jetpack Joyride has amassed two million downloads on PSN. Halfbrick unleashed Jetpack Joyride on Sony's network in November 2012, initially as a $3.99 download. Show More Summary
Fish out of Water is coming soon from Australian App Store kings Halfbrick.
Halfbrick Studios, the fine folks behind such classics as Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride, announced a brand new property at GDC 2013 called Fish out of Water. It takes the highly-recognized long-toss type of game and adds in a bunch of interesting elements, including weather and crafting. Show More Summary