Jetpack Joyride is the second most successful game from Halfbrick Studios after its award winning game Fruit Ninja. The game features Barry Steakfries who stole the jetpack from a company who is about to close down and used it for the good. The crazy lab where the gameplay revolves has different obstacles that Barry must try to surpass, and as he goes on inside the lab, there are coins that he can collect in order to upgrade his suit as well as change his appearance.
As you play the game, all you have to do is to touch the screen to make Barry ascend; making it possible to reach some coins and avoids electricity fields or zappers. As you let go of Barry, he falls, which is a matter of controlling where he should be but not really controlling his speed as the game designed Barry to be in a continuous motion. While as a player, you goal is to reach farther in the lab and try to keep out of the obstacles that awaits you.
Other than zappers, there are also missiles that would go your way that you have to avoid, aside from these; there are also laser beams that could cause your death if Barry touches them. The game makes it more interesting by giving you a chance to get different types of defenses as you go through the lab, touching the rainbow colored boxes reveal some vehicles for Barry which he can use during his adventure. Some of the cars would be:
- Bad As Hog – which looks like a motor cycle
- Mr. Cuddles – looks like a dragon
- Crazy Freaking Teleporter – different devices for teleporting
- Gravity Suit – looks the one that gravity guy’s have
- Lil Stomper – for stomping around the lab
- Profit Bird – bird shaped plane
- Wave Rider – looks like a jet ski
- Sleigh of Awesome – looks like a sleigh
For the upgraded version of Jetpack Joyride, they have introduced SAM which stands for Strong Arm Machine, the only thing that can destroy this would be the missiles; however, by moving your arms, you can actually deflect them. SAM would only be possible to have if you were able to collect 3 puzzle pieces to complete the spelling of SAM while other special costumes may be awarded if you can use SAM for a consecutive number of days in a row.
Jetpack Joyride has more than 100 million downloads on the Play Store alone, which also gave them several awards for it, which was also the case for their first game app which is the Fruit Ninja, now celebrating its 5th year. Many players got hooked on this game that people started using jetpack joyride hack in order to gain more coins in order to buy merchandise and upgrade on The Stash where they can also buy costumes and other jetpacks where in the cheapest is around 7000 coins while the most expensive at the moment is the twister jetpack that costs 50000 coins.