The Unknown Curse Of The Immortal Barry Steakfries

I've been playing Jetpack Joyride for what seems like a long time, but the other day I encountered something so strange and different that it set my mind spinning. It was just a glitch, but it was something that I'd never seen before, and my Googling revealed no forum threads or other users mentioning the phenomenon. » 8/31/13 3:00pm 8/31/13 3:00pm

Jetpack Joyride Creators Make Another Damn Game I Can't Stop Playing

While I can understand the appeal of Jetpack Joyride, one of the best mobile games ever made, I could never figure out why Halfbrick Studio's other huge seller, Fruit Ninja, drove so many gamers crazy. Now, days after the release of the developer's latest game, I've finally figured out the secret: Halfbrick Studios… » 4/22/13 11:50am 4/22/13 11:50am

I Could Clean My Entire Apartment To The Kickass Music From Jetpack…

I've been going through my iPhone's greatest gaming hits recently, rediscovering the old classics I used to play and checking out some new ones.


I just have to say, the theme music from Halfbrick's Jetpack Joyride just kills. I could clean my entire apartment to this music, and in fact, I would do so with a grin… » 10/11/12 8:30pm 10/11/12 8:30pm

The Bum in the Unlocked Bathroom: How Bad User Interfaces are Ruining…

I can summarize my experience designing user interfaces like this: if you were to place a refrigerator and a toilet side by side in a room with no windows and a door which locked from the inside, 9.3 out of 10 people entering that room would defecate in the freezer and urinate on the floor. » 5/28/12 2:30pm 5/28/12 2:30pm

Stop What You're Doing and Get Jetpack Joyride for Your iPhone Now

Surprisingly, flying with a jetpack powered by a pair of mini-guns strapped to your back is not even remotely the most enjoyable thing about Jetpack Joyride. The iOS game from Halfbrick Studios, creators of Fruit Ninja, is one of the most refreshingly simple and unexpectedly replayable downloadable games for Apple… » 9/05/11 9:30am 9/05/11 9:30am