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  • Summary: The chase is on! Just Funny Games proudly introduces its latest game for iPad and iPhone: Jake Escapes! A new and original arcade action game with a unique grindhouse visual style. JAKE ESCAPES IS AVAILABLE ON: NEW IPAD (IPAD3), IPAD 2, IPHONE 4S, AND IPHONE 4. (other devices will be supported soon…)

    Meet Jake, the world's greatest thief. In fact he is such a good thief that he has become somewhat bored with stealing altogether and he is now desperate for the ultimate challenge.

    Then there's Doc, Jake's friend and clever scientist. Doc managed to crack the Echelon Network and discovered the existence of an alien artifact known only as the G.R.A.I.L., hidden away in Area 51.
    Stealing the G.R.A.I.L. is the least of Jake's worries; dealing with its awesome power is another matter entirely! Oh yeah, and the Crime Lords...

    When the news of Jake's daring heist - and the existence of the G.R.A.I.L. - is revealed it seems everyone wants to get their hands on the mysterious artifact, including the most dangerous and devilish Crime Lords across the globe!

    Then there's Bob. The U.S. Government is determined to capture Jake and recover the G.R.A.I.L. by any means, even if that entails unleashing the legendary and unfailing Secret Agent Bob! Watch out, Jake!

    3d graphics
    - in stunning HD compatible with the New iPad retina display.

    A comic adventure
    - build your story by completing the jobs in any order you like and watch it unfold through colorful comic-style cut scenes.

    Unique gameplay
    - use intuitive touch screen controls to stay ahead of the chase!
    - complete jobs by collecting items and help solve the G.R.A.I.L. enigma.
    - tap on enemies to have Doc blast them.
    - defeat the deadly Crime Lords in challenging battles.
    - climb, dodge, jump and fight as you scale the skyscrapers of each Crime Lord.

    An original soundtrack
    - feel the world of Jake Escapes come to life!

    Think you can handle the chase? It's time to get in shape. The escape starts now!
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  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. May 21, 2012
    There are only 17 total "jobs" in the game for players to compete. This is simply too little. The levels don't take long to complete and, beside from boss battles, they aren't particularly challenging.
  2. May 30, 2012
    Featuring a quirky storyline, simple mechanics, and path-finding gameplay, Jake Escapes falls a bit short on both content and excitement.
  3. May 15, 2012
    A unique concept and clever visual designs aren't enough to stretch Jake Escape HD's gameplay beyond its limited borders, making a fun, but short title lacking depth.
  4. May 16, 2012
    A solidly-designed package that would surely entice any thief-in-training to take a look. With this one, the only problem is that the package you're snagging is less "diamonds" and more "diamonds in the rough."
  5. May 23, 2012
    An attractively presented arcade climber that's seriously undermined by frustrating controls and unadventurous design.