Hill Climb Racing Review – Don’t break your neck

On November 20, 2012

App Type: Uncategorized

Hill Climb Racing Review – Don’t break your neck

Our rating:

By: Fingersoft

Version #: 1.3.0

Date Released: 2012-11-08

Developer: Hill Climb Racing Support

Price: Free

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Hill Climb Racing is one of the latest 2D platformers to hit the store, featuring car stunts and extreme respect for Physics. A similar game is Jelly Car which has successfully completed 3 sequels and still running strong. So, why not try something new?

One ride, two controls and a rugged terrain! Conquer the uneven land with the accelerator under your right thumb and brake under your left one. These buttons also have swaying forward and backward effects, which will come in handy, when the rubber faces the sky. Hills, valleys, tunnels and bridges are thrown your way, while you collect coins for points and refill gas to keep going. You can do a back flip or neck flip or air time for extra points, but a wrong move can show you the exit.

Though the game sounds relatively easy, the major challenge is to keep the paint as many times, you will find your ride upside down or standing on its butt. Thanks to the over- responsive suspensions and flawless physics engine, a small disparity in your controls will send you toppling. You can upgrade your ride with coins and this will be necessary, because  even tiny dunes turn you over in the deeper levels.

The animation follows the typical 2D protocol while the background score is adventurous. The neck-breaking sound tickles your nerves and you try to wreck the ride just to hear his neck break ( sounds cruel? Try it yourself! ) To sum up, Hill Climb Racing doesnot boast a never-before experience or an innovative gameplay, but as a free game, it is not a bad choice to kill your time, either.

Quick Take


Would I Buy Again:No, it gets boring after sometime

Learning Curve:Medium

Who Is It For:Idle gamers

What I Like:The amazing physics effects

What I Don't Like:The graphics

Final Statement:Get it for sure, play it till you get bored, and delete it.

Read the Developer's Notes:
NOW ON APPSTORE!!! One of the most addictive and entertaining physics based driving game ever made! And it's free!

Meet Newton Bill, the young aspiring uphill racer. He is about to embark on a journey that takes him to where no ride has ever been before. With little respect to the laws of physics, Newton Bill will not rest until he has conquered the highest hills up on the moon!
Face the challenges of six unique hill climbing environments. Gain bonuses from daring tricks and collect coins to upgrade your car and reach even higher distances. Watch out though - Bill's stout neck is not what it used to be when he was a kid! And his good ol' gasoline crematorium will easily run out of fuel.
- Upgradeable car (Engine, Suspension, Tires and 4WD or Downforce)
- 6 stages with levels to reach in each
- Cool graphics and smooth physics simulation
- Designed to look good on low resolution and high resolution devices (incl. tablets)
- Real turbo sound when you upgrade your engine!

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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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