The Impossible Game

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Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media
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Clean, simple, and frustratingly difficult.

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Ease of Play

They don't call it The Impossible Game for nothing. There only one control step to learn -- tap to jump -- but the game is incredibly, frustratingly difficult.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that while there's no objectionable content in The Impossible Game, the challenge factor makes this app live up to its name. Kids without the patience for multiple repeated attempts at every section of the game will probably not have much fun.

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Teen, 14 years old Written byKieth11 August 17, 2013

Excellent, but frustrating for some people

For 1 or 2 dollars, you get superb music tracks and an awesome game, although not everyone will enjoy it.
This game has very simple controls, only one, to be ex... Continue reading
Kid, 12 years old January 10, 2012

Fun game

This game is a wonderful, old school arcade game. The object of the game is to jump over triangle spikes with a square. There is no violence, drugs, sex, langua... Continue reading

Is it any good?

There's definitely something attractive in the simple presentation of the game: You are an orange square which zips along and must jump on black square and jump over triangles. But the whole things moves as such speed and requires such absolute precision that it feels, well, impossible. But that is the whole point of this app --THE IMPOSSIBLE GAME takes pride in its extreme difficulty. And perhaps there are people out there who thrive on the challenge and are willing to attempt the same little section of a game over and over and over until they manage to make it past. But for casual gamers, it feels more like punishment than fun. If a tough challenge appeals to you, by all means, try the game.

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