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Looking for a fun, free mobile game to play on your day off (or at work, if you’re particularly unlucky)? Look no further: Blast Monkeys is a game about shooting a monkey out of a cannon, which is precisely as fun as it sounds.Blast Monkeys is available for the iPhone and Android phones. It is a puzzle game that tasks the player with shooting a monkey named Moki from a cannon at the bottom of the screen into a goal in order to progress to the next level. Each level contains three bananas that can be picked up along the way, but once Moki leaves your cannon, you have no control over him. Getting him to the goal requires bouncing him off a variety of walls and moving platforms – a little luck comes in handy as well.Blast Monkeys throws a number of twists at the player. Shooting Moki into strategically-placed bubbles will cause the monkey to slowly float to the top of the screen, or until the player pops the bubble by tapping it. Later levels feature spike-laden surfaces and multiple cannons, requiring you to shoot your simian friend back and forth, similar to the bonus levels in Donkey Kong Country.The game features 90 levels, split into three chapters. The second and third chapter each cost 300 Monkey Coins to unlock, which you can earn through social means (like rating or tweeting about the game), or by collecting the bananas in each level. Thankfully there are enough bananas in each chapter to unlock the next one, so if you take the time to collect them all, you won’t have to spam your friends in order play the next set of levels. The developer also promises that more levels will be available soon. I’m about 50 levels into the game and so far it remains entertaining.Do you only like games that feature complex storylines and deep lore? Here is Moki’s extensive back story, straight from the game’s website:There is one thing in life that Moki wants: bananas.What, that’s not enough for you? He’s a monkey and he wants bananas – what more is there to say? I mentioned the part about shooting him out of a cannon, right? Frankly, if you weren’t sold by a title like Blast Monkeys, then there’s really no getting through to you.
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Sounds kinda like a mix between iBlast Moki and Cut the Rope. Might have to check this out.
Sounds kinda interesting so I think im gonna go check it out.
Soon as i get my new phone ima have to check this out, looks nice
Dude, this is the funniest game tittle I've heard in a few years. Sounds like it'll be worth the play. As long as I don't have to pester my friends about it to keep playing. Looks like I'll be looking for the bananas. You gotta love games that punish you and your friends for incompletion by means of having to tweet and rate. I must be putting too much thought into this... lol, love the extensive back story.
I've had it for about 2 weeks now. The gameplay is alright. If someone were to ask me if they should get it, I wouldn't say no (it's free), but wouldn't go out to recommend it to anybody. The gameplay is nothing new at all, and it CONSTANTLY crashes on my Andriod X. Not just crashing the game, but resetting my phone.
Yeah good game except it freezes about every 2 minutes and you have to restart.
I dunno, shooting monkeys out of a cannon doesn't sound that fun...
Not on Android 2.1 :(
This game sounds a lot like Cut The Rope.... with a Monkey. If it's free, I'll check it out.
it's not free on my iphone :O
*scans article for Android, finds it then immediately begins downloading* Thank you.
im not doing nothing, i'll check it out
It sounds kinda interesting
Seems like a more complex, fleshed out Cut the Rope.