Holy guacamoly, it’s bird madness on the smartphone devices! First Angry Birds, then Tiny Wings and finally Air Penguin – i bet Alfred Hitchcock is flipping in his grave. Made by GAMEVIL, Air Penguin Game features great graphics, challenging game play and an actual plot!
In Air Penguin, you play as a cute penguin whose only wish is to reunite with his beloved penguin family. Living in Antarctica isn’t easy at all, especially for a tiny penguin family. Avalanches and global warming has made some of the iceberg melt and so the family got separated and now you embark on a journey of saving each and every one of them! To do this, you slide left and right by tilting your device, or boost your momentum by tipping it forward, versus directing it upwards to stop it. Wait, did we mention that the penguin never stops jumping? That’s right – you cannot stop!
The journey won’t be an easy one, you will encounter many dangers as you go on. For starters, you have the terrain obstacles, as you are required to hop from one icy platform to the next, some of them will be cracked, so there is danger falling into the frozen sea. Also gunning for you are seals, sharks and more wild animals such as flying sword fishes. Yea, sea is not the place for a young penguin, but the funny thing is land too! The only place the air penguin is comfortable is, is you guessed it – air!
However, there are still some friendly sea creatures left in the ocean – you can hop on cute sea turtles that serve as an ocean taxi that will take you far across the seas! You can also hop on large starfish that serve as a sea platform collect fishes that give you various bonuses from the store in the form of special power ups, or giant whales that will launch you like a catapult towards your target!
You can also compete online in the Survival mode via Gamecenter. The point in the survival mode, is to score the highest points you can by simply… surviving. This mode is the most challenging one, as there is always a new record to play, and more people to beat. Can you be the one and only super Air Penguin?
Overall, Air Penguin is very enjoyable. It’s unique game play, sweet graphics, cool design and epic plot all make up for one great game. Addiction is guaranteed, and even inevitable, a Penguin who can fly? Come on, Sold!