Mega Jump – 1 Million Downloads in the First Month

Jun 2, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  No Comments

Mega Jump has had a terrific first month. The game has been featured by Apple in the App Store and is currently a Top 25 Paid App in 5 countries. It was also featured as OpenFeint’s Free Game of the Day which led to it becoming the #1 Free App in over 28 countries. We have also found time to release three super-awesome updates to the game in its first month.

Today, we are happy to announce that Mega Jump has been downloaded by over 1 million people! Thanks to everyone for playing and keep an eye out for more awesome updates coming very soon!

Mega Jump Update 3 Now Available!

Jun 1, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  4 Comments

Mega Jump Update

Mega Jump’s third update was just approved by Apple and it is now available for download on the App Store. Full text of the update log below:

Hey Mega Jumpers! Thanks for making Mega Jump the #1 free app on the App Store! It’s time for another great update!

Here’s what’s new this time:

  • Added a VIP Area to the Extras menu! In there you can download 5 Free wallpapers for your iPhone & iPod Touch!
  • Added a new unlockable character: Rocky the Raccoon!
  • Added a new type of coin: Trickster! You’ll have to be sly to catch this evasive coin!
  • Added another new type of coin: Moving coins!
  • Stars now give you a boost if you have the Balloon powerup!
  • Touch the character when you have the Balloon powerup for a surprise!
  • Fixed the small lag when you get game over!
  • Took out all of the graphics, polished them up, put them back in! Seriously, the whole game looks even more crisp and stunning now!
  • Minor bug fixes!

Stay tuned for another great update coming very soon!

In the meantime, have you been collecting coins like crazy in Mega Jump? You better get on that, because you’re going to get to use them soon!

Join us on the Mega Jump Facebook page:
http://facebook.com/MegaJump

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Mega Jump Update 3 Submitted to Apple – Wallpapers, New Character and More!

May 24, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  15 Comments

Good news, Mega Jump fans! We just submitted the third Mega Jump update to Apple for approval. And it’s another big one. Here’s what you can expect:

Wallpapers!

We’ve added a new VIP Area to the Extras menu. There, you’ll be able to find 5 wallpapers featuring characters from Mega Jump. They are suited perfectly to the iPhone and iPod Touch. You’ll be able to easily save them to your device’s Photos, where you can set them as your wallpaper and share them with friends! Below is one of the wallpapers featuring Foxworthy hunting for coins.

New Character!

The new characters in the last update turned out to be wildly popular, so we’re adding another one this time around. Meet Rocky the Raccoon:

 

Rocky

Streak skyward with this boosting bandit. Rocky wants just three things – coins, coins and more coins!

And More!

And those are just the tip of the iceberg. You can also look forward to this:

  • Added a new type of coin: Trickster! You’ll have to be quick to catch this sly little coin!
  • Added another new type of coin: Moving coins!
  • Stars now give you a boost if you have the Balloon powerup!
  • Touch the character when you have the Balloon powerup for a surprise!
  • Took out all of the graphics, polished them up, put them back in! Seriously, the whole game looks even more stunning now!
  • Minor bug fixes!

Keep collecting those coins!

 

Mega Jump Gets Reviewed by AppSlappy Podcast

May 24, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   In the Media  //  2 Comments

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Scott and Eric reviewed Mega Jump on the most recent episode of AppSlappy. They both awarded it 4 stars! Some money quotes:

  • “very polished”
  • “well thought out”
  • “very fun game”
  • “Doodle Jump on steroids”
  • “really slick and well done”
  • “I’m a Doodle Jump fan but right now this is getting way more play and I’ve kind of left Doodle Jump in the dust”

Be sure to listen to the whole show, but if you want to skip right to the Mega Jump review then it starts during minute 45.

Mega Jump is the #1 Free App in 6 Countries – Free for a Limited Time!

May 23, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  No Comments

Mega Jump had a pretty amazing day yesterday as OpenFeint’s Free Game of the Day.

In one day, it was downloaded hundreds of thousands of times, propelling it to become the #1 Free App in six countries: USA, Mexico, Greece, Finland, Sweden and Denmark. It is in the Top 10 of Free Apps in over 40 countries.

We are thrilled to see so many people enjoying Mega Jump, so we are going to keep it Free for a limited time. Be sure to download it now if you haven’t already and tell your friends to do likewise!

All of the feedback we’re getting on Mega Jump has been terrific. Keep reviewing the app in iTunes and posting to the Facebook page. We are working hard to act on all of your good ideas. You can expect another great update soon!

In the meantime, keep on jumping! Keep collecting those coins! You’ll be able to do something awesome with them very soon!

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Mega Jump Update 2 Now Available!

May 22, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  No Comments

Mega Jump Update

Mega Jump’s second update was just approved by Apple and it is now available for download on the App Store. Full text of the update log below:

Hey Mega Jumpers! Thanks for making Mega Jump a Top 25 app on the App Store!

Here’s what’s new in this update:

  • Our cute little red hero has been given a name: Redford!
  • Added an Extras menu that lets you unlock more characters!
  • Redford is joined by 4 more new characters you can unlock in the Extras menu:
    • Bluto, Redford’s baby brother!
    • Rosie, Redford’s sassy sister!
    • Buster, the sweetest little monster around!
    • Foxworthy, the adventurous forest dweller!
  • Added a “How to Play” screen at the beginning of the game!
  • The game now automatically launches you upwards at the beginning! No need to tap anymore!
  • Added more scores to the Game Over screen: you can now see how many coins you collected in the game and how high you soared!
  • Added a new OpenFeint leaderboard for Most Coins Collected in a single game!

Look out for more unlockable characters coming soon as well as unlockable powerups and other features!

Keep collecting those coins! They will come in handy very soon!

Join us in the Mega Jump Facebook page:
http://facebook.com/MegaJump

Follow us on Twitter:
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Mega Jump is Today’s Free Game of the Day!

May 22, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  No Comments

You didn’t think we would stop with just putting Addicus free for a day, did you? On the contrary, thanks to OpenFeint’s help, we’re making this weekend a Get Set Games free game spectacular! Today, Mega Jump is the Free Game of the Day! For 1 day only, you can get the Top 25 epic jumping game – completely Free!

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Addicus is Today’s Free Game of the Day!

May 21, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  No Comments

Addicus Free Game of the Day

If you’ve been waiting for a reason to download Addicus for the iPhone and iPod Touch then wait no longer. Addicus is the Free Game of the Day! For 1 day only, you can get the arcade puzzle game that has captivated thousands of people – for Free!

For the uninitiated, Addicus has you adding up numbers to reach a goal number before the timer runs out. Try to score extra points by getting pairs, flushes, secret numbers and speed bonuses, with the extra challenge of matching colours to numbers!

Addicus Official 2

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Mega Jump Update 2 Submitted to Apple – Meet the New Characters!

May 16, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  3 Comments

Hot on the heels of the release of Mega Jump’s first update, we have just submitted a second update to Apple for approval.

We are super-excited about this update because it introduces a whole bunch of new characters to the Mega Jump world! We’ve added an Extras menu where you will be able to unlock new characters to play with them in the game. So without further ado, lets meet the characters in Mega Jump!

Redford
The little guy that started it all. He’s got a long journey to make it back home – but you know he’s got heart!
Bluto
This little guy wants to fly high like his older brother, Redford. He has fewer teeth but he’s ready to kiss the sky!
Rosie
Feisty and fast, this girl is getting to the top! Rosie’s got what it takes, just like her brother Redford.
Buster
He’s the sweetest little monster around. Can you help Buster collect enough coins to grant him his wish?
Foxworthy
This tiny but adventurous forest dweller has high hopes of reaching the stars. Can you help him achieve his dreams?

 

But that’s not all!

Here’s what else you can look forward to in this update:

  • Added a “How to Play” screen at the beginning of the game!
  • The game now automatically launches you upwards at the beginning! No need to tap anymore!
  • Added more scores to the Game Over screen: you can now see how many coins you collected in the game and how high you soared!
  • Added a new OpenFeint leaderboard for Most Coins Collected in a single game!

Look out for more unlockable characters coming soon as well as unlockable powerups and other features! Keep collecting those coins! They will come in handy very soon!
 

Mega Jump’s First Update Now Available on the App Store

May 15, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  1 Comment

Mega Jump Update

Mega Jump’s first update was approved by Apple yesterday and it is now available for download on the App Store. Full text of the update log below:

Hey Mega Jumpers! Thanks for downloading the game! The competition on the online leaderboard has been fierce!

Here’s what is new in this version:

  • Added a new OpenFeint leaderboard: Highest Altitude
  • Tweaked the difficulty to make it a little easier at the beginning of the game
  • OpenFeint achievements no longer interrupt the game
  • You can now access OpenFeint from the Game Over screen
  • Updated the icon for maximum good-lookingness

This update was done in response to YOUR feedback. We really appreciate all of the ideas that you have come up with to make Mega Jump better, so please keep it coming!

Also, if you like Mega Jump and want to see more updates, be sure to rate and review the game in iTunes!

Join us in the Mega Jump Facebook page:
http://facebook.com/MegaJump

Follow us on Twitter:
http://twitter.com/getsetgames

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