Jones on Fire
Thanks to Joindots I now know about Jones on Fire. I did a little
research after playing Jones on Fire on the Wii U. This downloadable
video game is also on Steam, iOS, and Android. I thought as much as I
played Jones on Fire. Why? Because we complete missions, purchase
upgrades, and play the levels again. One item of note, Jones on Fire is
selling for $5.99 on the Wii U, and it is selling for $2.99 on the other
Players are given three lives in Jones on Fire. This is a level based runner. So think of an endless runner except the level ends. After that upgrades can be purchased, and/or the player goes on to the next level. If you lose all three of your lives then you can spend your GK resources to get a continuation. Or you can just start over from level one. I liked starting over since I kept all of my upgrades and money. Please note there are also K resources.
The goal in Jones on Fire is to collect as many kitties as you can. They are floating around waiting to be saved. If you bump into something like a burning log, fire, or some other obstacle then a wall of fire appears behind you. The goal then is to outrun it, and make it back to the building without making any more mistakes. The regular kitties give the K resources, and the golden kitties give the GK.
The graphics in Jones on Fire are blocky. Your character can trip and be swallowed by a red wall. The red wall reminds me of lava. I believe it is supposed to be a wall of fire. Which is definitely something we want to avoid. The music is nice in Jones on Fire. I am not big on the jumping special effects sound personally. There are variations in the different levels in Jones on Fire.
I had fun playing Jones on Fire on the Wii U. This is one of those generally mindless games. Except when it comes to missions. I had to trip on so many logs, and run away from the fire wall so many times. That changed how I played Jones on Fire. I had to adapt my game play to those aspects of this video game. Jones on Fire can be addicting at times. Especially after making one mistake too many.
Family Friendly Factor: 75%
System: Wii U
Developer: Glass Bottom Games, Silent Future, Joindots
Rating: ‘E’ - Everyone SIX and OLDER ONLY
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