Frogger Decades is similar to the classic Frogger game, but is definitely an all-new experience. It’s part of the celebration of Frogger’s 30th anniversary, and attempts to place a story as to why Frogger is leaping all around different environments.
Had the original Frogger never existed, the control scheme and overall gameplay would be a bit puzzling, because it’s a bit confusing and doesn’t seem as modern as other contemporary titles. But given the context of the Frogger franchise, which dates back to the days of arcades and involves moving a frog one leap at a time, avoiding traffic and leaping across logs and leafs into a safe haven, then Frogger Decades makes a little more sense.
Since the iPhone and iPad have no joystick, the frog is now controlled by swiping your finger left, right up or down. There are a number of different levels to guide the frog through.
There are also special controls that can be done, which are illustrated the first time they’re needed on the bottom of the screen. They may involve holding your finger down on the left side of the screen to jump, or performing a quick tap in order to extend Frogger’s tongue. We found these a bit difficult to get the hang of.
Frogger Decades is a fun experience that kids of all ages will love, and parents who played the original Frogger will enjoy sharing a similar experience with their kids. The game can be difficult in some places, and the controls aren’t the most intuitive, but Frogger Decades is still a fun family friendly experience.
INFORMATION FROM COMPANY FACT SHEET:
Celebrating Frogger’s 30th birthday with an all new adventure! Frogger Decades is an exciting new chapter in the Frogger family of award-winning games, featuring breathtaking animation with an original musical soundtrack and cast of new characters to experience the Frogger world in a whole new way.
FROGGER DECADES Features:
High Quality Graphics
- Brilliantly designed levels, and features with high definition textures and graphics!
Intuitive Game Controls
- Play using either the classic D-Pad or our intuitive touch controls!
Awesome New Characters
- The world of Frogger comes to you with many of his friends joining up for Frogger’s greatest adventure yet!
- Creative new never before seen abilities for Frogger and his friends!
Game Center Support
- Collect achievements and see how your scores stack up on the worldwide leader boards via Game Center!
Open Feint Support
- Challenge your friends across the world wide Open Feint network!
‘Frogger Decades’ has been designed to work on iPhone® 4, iPhone® 3GS, and iPod® touch 3rd generation or greater running a minimum of iOS 4.0 and for iPad®, iPad®2.
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