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Game review
Joe Danger
by Mark Brown 10/1/2013
Product: Joe Danger
Developer: Hello Games
Publisher: Hello Games
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Action, Arcade, Conversion, Endless running, Racing
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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If I were lazy, I could review Joe Danger by simply plagiarising my own assessment of last year's fab platformer Rayman Jungle Run, and changing a few of the words.

I doubt I'd get away with it. But I'm not just shirking work - there is a point here. You see, Hello Games realised, like Ubisoft, that simply porting its PlayStation Network hit to mobile wouldn't really work.

You'd have to use a nasty virtual joystick and there would be a sea of dodgy touchscreen buttons and it would be a big horrible compromise. So, instead, the developer started afresh. It rebuilt its game from the ground up, and made it just for iOS. ...
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Absurdly funny, perfectly challenging, and massively rewarding. This gorgeous, must-have motorbike game is a mobile port done right
Audio/visual: 9
Gameplay: 9
Value: 9
Innovation: 8
Overall: 9
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