When Pigs Fly

App review by
Liz Panarelli, Common Sense Media
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Similar to -- but not as fulfilling as -- Tiny Wings.

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Ease of Play

A simple story with words and illustrations explains how to play. The controls take some time to get used to, but they work fine. Games are scored, and high scores can be tracked using Game Center. However, there is not a wide variation in the difficulty of the game.

Violence & Scariness

When Penelope runs into an alligator, the alligator opens his jaws and she disappears.

Sexy Stuff

There is a link on the main page to purchase more apps by the developer.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that When Pigs Fly is a basic game in the style of Tiny Wings. A pig who builds herself wings so she can fly slides along hillsides eating gumdrops or, with accurately-timed taps from the player, flying into the air to avoid alligators. Unlike similar games like Mighty Fin, there is not much variety between levels. Users can share high scores via the Game Center social network, but participation is optional.

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Teen, 13 years old Written byconcerned kid May 14, 2020

A lot of swearing

There is way too much swearing and a ten year old gets drunk by drinking beer but other than that it is pretty good
Teen, 13 years old Written byTheBombFunn June 8, 2013

Is it any good?

WHEN PIGS FLY, a very basic tap-to-jump game, is a nice introduction to the Tiny Wings genre, but don't expect any bells or whistles. Penelope gobbles up gumdrops (and gets gobbled by alligators) while the seasons change, but the difficulty doesn't.

App details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
  • Price: $.99
  • Release date: October 5, 2011
  • Category: Arcade Games
  • Size: 8.50 MB
  • Publisher: EnsenaSoft
  • Version: 1.0.1
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 4.0 or later
  • Last updated: November 11, 2020

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