Doodle Jump

Doodle Jump is an addictive arcade micro-game. In Doodle Jump, the player has to travel up through a sheet of graph paper in the background. The aim of the player is to jump from one platform to another while picking jet packs and avoiding obstacles that appear in the form of black holes. Additionally, the player needs to blast baddies with the help of nose walls. Doodle Jump is so popular that it is downloaded more than 15 million times across different platforms.

How to Play Doodle Jump?

In Doodle Jump, the player has to guide a Doodle, a four-legged creature in a never-ending race. The player needs to jump from one platform to another without falling. In Doodle Jump, the players need to know that the left side of the game screen is connected to the right side. There are many boosts available in the Doodle Jump to speed up the game. The boosts available in Doodle Jump are:

  • Propeller hats
  • Jetpacks
  • Rockets
  • Springs
  • Trampolines
  • Invulnerability Shield

While moving from one platform to another, you will also face many obstacles in the way in the form of a black hole, UFOs and monsters. The strategy for overcoming these obstacles may involve:

  • Avoidance
  • Shooting
  • Jumping

You can aim to shoot in Doodle Jump by tapping on the different parts of the screen. You can make the game a tad easier using the automatic aim mode available. The game supports different themes. A few of the popular themes are mentioned below:

  • Original
  • Christmas
  • Halloween
  • Rainforest
  • Soccer World Cup
  • Retro Arcade
  • Ninja

With these themes, the player can customize:

  • The look of the character, Doodler
  • Look of the enemies
  • Background

Doodle Jump supports more than 100 missions. If you manage to prevent your fall in Doodle Jump, you can enjoy these missions.

Release Date

Doodle Jump was launched on April 6, 2009, on the iOS platform. Later, it was made available for Android in 2010. The release date on other platforms are mentioned below:

  • Symbian: May 1, 2010
  • Windows Phone: August 21, 2013
  • Xbox 260: June 28, 2013
  • Nintendo 3DS/DS: October 29, 2013
  • Nokia 105: July 17, 2017

Developer

Doodle Jump is developed by Aidan McCarthy and is published by Lima Sky

Platforms

  • Android
  • BlackBerry
  • iOS
  • Symbian
  • Java ME
  • Xbox 360
  • Windows Phone
  • Nintendo DS/ 3DS
  • Arcade
  • Series 30+

Controls

If you are playing Doodle Jump on your smartphone, tilt your smartphone to move left and right and tap on the screen to shoot. If you are playing Doodle Jump on your computer, use the respective arrow keys to move left and right. Left-click the mouse to shoot.

Features

  • Supports a wide variety of themes
  • Power-ups to boost the play
  • Avoid obstacle to prevent fall
  • Amazing platforms like disappearing, moving, shifting and broken platforms
  • More than 100 missions
  • Global leaderboard
  • Highly-addictive

FAQ

When does Doodle Jump end?

Doodle Jump runs on a never-ending platform and therefore there is no end to the game. However, a game can end for the player when they fall to the bottom of the screen or fail to overcome an obstacle. For instance, the player will die if they clash with a monster, get sucked by a black hole or is abducted by a UFO.

What are the different game modes supported by Doodle Jump?

Doodle Jump supports both single-player and multiplayer mode.

How do the different power-ups help in Doodle Jump?

The jetpack in Doodle Jump will soar the character high up in the sky. The propeller hat allows the users to float a great distance in the game. With the help of a trampoline and spring, you can skip up to 3-5 platforms in the game.

How to kill a monster in Doodle Jump?

You can kill a monster in Doodle Jump by either jumping on top of them or by shooting them twice.

What are the different characters available in Doodle Jump?

There are four characters available in Doodle Jump: Shadow (5,000 coins), Sumo (7,000 coins), Double Number (9,000 coins) and Ninja (250 coins). The Ninja character allows the player to shoot the furthest. The Shadow character makes the player invisible to the monsters. The Sumo outfit shakes the monster down which makes it easier for the player to avoid them. Lastly, as the name suggests, Double Jumper can be used for performing a double jump.

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