At GDC 2015 former Halfbrick designer Luke Muscat (Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride) speaks to how the successful mobile studio overcame analytics-driven analysis paralysis to make its latest game great....
Hello everyone, and welcome to the week! It's time once again for our look back at the noteworthy updates of the last seven days. Some very surprising updates this week, along with lots of the usual suspects. As a bonus, you can watch my sanity unravel as I work my way through the list, thanks
Colopl Rune Story (free) — This new story-driven game blends RPG, city-building, and resource-management elements, sending players on a journey to use a mystical rune compass to uncover ancient magical runes. Players recruit and train...Show More Summary
Jetpack Joyride has been updated with Back to the Future features like the hoverboard and the Delorean. The post Jetpack Joyride Updated with Back to the Future Theme appeared first on Slide to Play. More about Jetpack Joyride » The post Jetpack Joyride Updated with Back to the Future Theme is from Slide To Play.
Halfbrick is no stranger to movie crossover promotions with their games, and just in the past year have introduced limited time content in both Fruit Ninja [$0.99] and Monster Dash [Free] celebrating the 30th anniversary of the classic '80s flick Ghostbusters. Well, another classic '80s movie, Back to the Future, is also celebrating its 30th
Jetpack Joyride's latest update brings us vehicles, costumes, and stages inspired by the Back to the Future trilogy.
The popular side-scrolling endless runner game Jetpack Joyride just got an update that adds a way for players to drive 88 miles an hour and go back to Hill Valley. Yep, the update introduces levels, vehicles and more from the classic...Show More Summary
Halfbrick, the development house responsible for games like Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride, has cut the role of ‘designer’ from its staff after cutting its last two dedicated designers loose. From Kotaku Australia: But according to Halfbrick CEO Shainiel Deo, having no designers doesn’t necessarily means that design work won’t occur at Halfbrick. Show More Summary
According to a new report Halfbrick Studios (Jetpack Joyride, Fruit Ninja) has laid off its last two game designers, with plans to let all members of teams contribute....
Jetpack Joyride is celebrating Fruit Ninja’s fifth anniversary with a little fruit salad of its own. What’s New in Version 1.8.6 We’re celebrating Fruit Ninja’s fifth birthday with a juicy in-game event: Cut & Run! Featuring faster gameplay,...Show More Summary
I was about five years old when film The Rocketeer hit theatres, so I don’t remember a whole lot about the characters or plot. What I do remember is strapping a pair of 2-liter bottles to my back and zooming around my backyard like a lunatic. I’m almost afraid to re-watch the movie now that
Gamasutra chats with Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride designer Luke Muscat about his decision to quit Halfbrick with his pals to start a new studio, Prettygreat, and what it takes to make a mobile mega-hit....
Halfbrick Studios, the creators of classic mobile games such as Jetpack Joyride and Fruit Ninja, has just released a new fast-paced arcade game to the Google Play Store called Radical Rappelling.
Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride developer Halfbrick has released Radical Rappelling on iOS and Android devices. The deliberately challenging endless survival game challenges players to rappel down a mountain as either Rip or Roxy, escaping...Show More Summary
Halfbrick, the makers of Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride, and more, are set to release a new game on Thursday. It’s called Radical Rappelling, and it looks pretty rad. It’s available now on Android (right here), but iOS gamers will have to wait a couple of days. Show More Summary
Hello everyone, and welcome to the week! It's time once again for our look back at the noteworthy updates of the last seven days. No two ways about it, I've got a bad case of the Mondays. Don't worry, friends. For me, that just means listing a bunch of cool updates! Of course, you can
This arcade game feels like a silly mash up of Lunar Lander and Jetpack Joyride, which is mostly a good thing. The post Flop Rocket Review appeared first on 148Apps.
Over on the Washington Post, grade six student Madeline Messer asks a good question: If so many women and girls are playing endless running games (like Jetpack Joyride and Temple Run), why are female character options so scarce? And when they are present, why does it usually cost money to unlock them? These biases affect young girls like me. Show More Summary
You can't throw a rock without hitting an endless runner nowadays. Endless gameplay works well on mobile. But once a genre gets crowded, new games need something to set them apart from the Temple Runs and Jetpack Joyrides that have come before them. Show More Summary
From 9to5Toys.com: Last week we noted that many of Halfbrick’s top iPhone and iPad games were being made available as free downloads. Since that time, it has become official that all nine of Halfbrick’s award-winning games are free for a limited time. The secret is out! Every Halfbrick game is FREE on the @AppStore for […]