Mega Jump

Common Sense Media says

Fun jumper, but watch for hidden in-game purchases.

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What parents need to know

Ease of play

It's all controlled by tilting your device. The game gets increasingly difficult the higher you go in your mega jump. If you have two iOS devices, you can you can connect them wirelessly, using one device as a display and one as a remote.

Violence & scariness

When you lose and run out of steam for your upward journey, your little monster falls down off the screen with little scream, but there's nothing visual to suggest a bad landing.

Sexy stuff
Not applicable
Language
Not applicable
Consumerism

Each time you play, you can earn Mega Points that can be used to unlock new characters and power-ups. Impatient gamers can also buy MPs with real money, with in-app purchases ranging from $1 to $95. Players can also get points for watching ads.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking
Not applicable
Privacy & safety

Some privacy concerns. Users can opt in to Open Feint, an interactive network, which allows users to upload real avatar photos, post on message boards, connect with Facebook friends or Twitter followers, and access live chat with strangers. They can also connect to GameCenter or GameCircle, depending on the device, and can post scores on social media or share through email. 

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that while Mega Jump is a free game, there are in-app purchases available that will cost real money if you choose them. Impatient kids may be tempted to spend real money to unlock new characters and power-ups. And the unlockable characters give you a fun reason to keep playing over and over.

What kids can learn

What Kids Can Learn

Mega Jump wasn't created with educational intent, and we don't recommend it for learning.

What kids can learn

Mega Jump wasn't created with educational intent, and we don't recommend it for learning.

This Learning Rating review was written by Ingrid Simone

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What's it about?

First players select a stage, then hit play. Then they'll tilt their device to steer their character as he propels upward, collecting coins and power-ups and avoiding hazards along the way. If they can't keep up, then their character falls and the game ends. The game gets harder as players progress and unlock new levels.

Is it any good?

QUALITY
 

In MEGA JUMP, players control a little monster who leaps off the ground into an airspace filled with coins. Each coin gives an added burst of jump power, so players can continue soaring ever upward as long as they keep collecting coins. Mega Jump's cute graphics, nifty power-ups, and dodge-able enemies make it one of the better jump games out there.

App details

Devices:iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
Price:Free
Pricing structure:Free
Release date:October 26, 2012
Category:Arcade Games
Size:27.60 MB
Publisher:Get Set Games
Version:2.0.6.1
Minimum software requirements:iOS 4.3 or later; Android 2.2 and up

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  • ON: Content is age-appropriate for kids this age.
  • PAUSE: Know your child; some content may not be right for some kids.
  • OFF: Not age-appropriate for kids this age.
  • NOT FOR KIDS: Not appropriate for kids of any age.

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  • Not for Kids: Not age-appropriate for kids; not recommended for learning.

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Teen, 13 years old Written bygoodperson4 January 30, 2011
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very easy

very easy to play. all you do is titl the iphone/ ipad/ ipod back and forth
Teen, 13 years old Written bymiapie456 January 1, 2011
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Fun game

It is really fun just don't tap the "get more mega points" buttons because that will take you to the app. store and make you but something. its easy and fun to play.

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