Fix-it Felix Jr. Review – Hero of the game vs Hero of the movie

On November 13, 2012

App Type: Uncategorized

Fix-it Felix Jr. Review – Hero of the game vs Hero of the movie

Our rating:

By: Walt Disney

Version #: 1.2

Date Released: 2012-11-01

Developer: Fix-it Felix Jr. Support

Price: Free

User Rating:

On one hand, Apple is making their devices pixel-proof and on the other, developers are combining those pixels for the bricked effect. Fix-it Felix Jr. is one such productsand as I promised, here is the full review.

Fix-it Felix Jr. is the free game from Disney for the promotion of their new movie Wreck-it Ralph. The movie’s hero is Ralph, who is the actual villain of this arcade game, we have on our hands. Ralph is a giant guy with a thing for climbing tall buildings and in this game we see him making his way up one. Unfortunately, each step of his means a broken window pane and as the good guy Felix, we have to make sure all of them are fixed.

The game-play occurs on a set of windows arranged in rows and columns. Since this is an arcade game, we have only two controls – the direction controls and a fix button.  As you move about fixing panes, Ralph isn’t impressed and he attacks you with brick showers. As game progress, the number of broken panes and the frequency of brick rains increase with dangerous ducks crossing the screen. Some grateful occupants reward you with pie which renders you immune to bricks and are worth extra points also. You cannot always move in any direction as you please. You will be blocked by open window doors and gardening trays and you have to quickly think of alternate routes. Evade from bricks and ducks and when all windows are shining, you climb higher for the next level.

When you get bricks on your head for three times, the game is over and the number of fixed panes and total power-ups decide your final score. The pixelated graphics is in now way disabling but the controls sometimes gives you a slip. The background score is the classic arcade game type and the coarse sound effects are entertaining. Overall, this unique gameplay and nostalgic arcade controls are worth checking out.

Quick Take

Value:Medium - High

Would I Buy Again:Yes

Learning Curve:Low with only two controls

Who Is It For:Arcade game lovers

What I Like:The pixels and sounds

What I Don't Like:Sometimes, controls arent registered as we meant

Final Statement:Don't cut your fingers!

Read the Developer's Notes:

Journey back to Wreck-it Ralph’s 8-bit origins in a brand new game with classic arcade looks and fun. Play as Fix-it Felix Jr. and use your magical hammer to fix whatever Ralph destroys! After all, it’s what you’ve been programmed to do.

• Play the actual Fix-it Felix Jr. game featured in Disney's Wreck-It Ralph, in-theaters this November
• Amazing 8-bit graphics and sounds that pay homage to the classic arcade era
• Hammer your way through 10 levels to repair Wreck-it Ralph's destruction
• Climb, dodge ducks, and navigate obstacles to get the job done

Want more arcade fun? Check out the complete Wreck-It Ralph app for new exclusive levels of Fix-It Felix Jr. and two brand new games - Hero's Duty and Sweet Climber! 3 awesome arcade games in one!

Also, don't forget to check out Wreck-It Ralph in a theater near you – check your local listings for showtimes!

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From the first iPod Touch till the new iPad Mini, Roshan has loved each of his iDevices and has been busy tweaking and getting the most out of them. As a Med student from India, he splits his time between studying corpse and writing about his iOS passion. When not on the web, you could find him glued to TV Shows, movies or the bed! Recently, he has taken upon the role of an appreneur and is currently working on a revolutionary new app, Cyan for Facebook.

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