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Game review
Sonic Jump Fever
Get a damp cloth
by Harry Slater 16/7/2014
Product: Sonic Jump Fever
Publisher: Sega
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Casual, Platform
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Sonic Jump Fever manages to lose all the spark of the original. It's flabby and stilted, missing the simple beat of play that made Sonic Jump so exciting.

The free-to-play mechanics under the hood mean you're always playing a game of catch up, trying to complete challenges rather the just enjoying the simple bouncy gameplay.

There's still the occasional spark of interest, and since the game doesn't cost anything to download if you haven't tried the first Sonic Jump it's worth a punt. Just don't expect the entertainment to last very long. ...
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Summary
Sonic Jump Fever takes away more than it adds, and ends up feeling hollow compared to its more impressive sibling
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 5
Value: 4
Innovation: 4
Overall: 5
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