Based in Berlin, Germany
PC / Mac / Android / iOS
!!README!! This is the Presskit() of the old version of the game. For more current info head over to http://playdigious.com/chicken-jump/
Imagine a deadly racing game - where you are the pedestrian. The game was conceived in December 2014, during the monthly Berlin Mini Game Jam. An alpha version was uploaded on GameJolt in February 2015 – since then it has been played by thousands of people and more than 150 let's player, including PewDiePie. Inspired by a fan who modified the controls to use dance pads to play the game, a set of custom jump pad controllers was built and showcased at a number of public events, such as A MAZE. / Berlin and Abu Dhabi, Talk & Play and Join – Local Multiplayer Summit. An expanded version of the game is currently in development for desktop and mobile.
- 1-8 Player local multiplayer fun
- Play with friends or try to simultaneously control as many players as you can yourself
- Smiles on players faces guaranteed due to physics-based-humour-engine aka pure chaos
- One button controls make the game very accessible & allows for mobile and desktop play
- Custom made jump pads for public events available allowing players to control characters by physically jumping
- Loads of unlockable character classes with different special abilities: police slows down traffic, superheros let you start at higher waves (pro class), aliens can shapeshift into other classes, the devil can resurrect other players etc.
- Trading card mechanic: class abilities increase the more characters you have unlocked/collected in a class of 4
- Mix of character skills and undivided multiplayer/single player give room for fun experimentation and replayability
- Unlock environments
- Get rewards in the worlds largest human COINCHINKO
- Special multiplayer party modes: 5-for-the-win, Teamwaves etc.
Feature Trailer YouTube
Official Trailer YouTube
PewDiePie plays Chicken Jump YouTube
8 players with DIY jump pads at JOIN 2015 YouTube
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Awards & Recognition
- "PocketGamer.biz Big Indie Pitch @ Gamescom 2015" 2nd Place
- "Exhibited at Gamecity Nottingham 2016"
- "Party game at Unite Europe 2016 "
- "Exhibited at A Maze PopUp Abu Dhabi 2016"
- "This is what multiplayer arcade fun is supposed to look like."
- Alexandru Chirila, Softpedia
- "The thing about this game is you cannot stop playing."
- Tom Woolford, GoPlayThat
- "9 player game made in 8 hours from Firepunchd looks like the best thing you'll play today... (Note by Firepunchd: first prototype was for 9 players, now the maximum number is 8)"
- Sean Murray, Hello Games
- "I wasn't able to play but I'll still rate 4 stars I saw someone play I quite liked it."
- Snivy_Scott, Game Jolt player comment
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More Let's Play Videos
Here's a playlist of all the Chicken Jump let's play videos (200+ and counting). // https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkUzoEb3evLbSRTHCpcIDgw9Ev275SkZy.
I've used @mikelovesrobots awesome city and characters, licensed under CC BY 4.0. // https://github.com/mikelovesrobots/mmmm.
My 11 year old son Anton made the green shells and other voxely things. Love ya. // http:.
myMelody StereoMix by stu. // http:.
Sat pt.2 - In The Funkpit || Sunny Chiptune by Finefin. // https://soundcloud.com/justfinefin.
Create A Song in A Day Challenge Nr1 || Accidental Skwug || Echiptian Swaggah by RoccoW. // http:.
All Will Be Well || This Little Piggy Danced || Electric Donkey Muscles by RoccoW. // http:.
Creative Commons// https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/.
Description text borrowed from Alexandru Chirila's review of the game. // http:.
Game developer and dad. Ex digital agency founder and creative director. Available for freelance prototyping, game design and VR work.
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Chicken Jump Credits
Most of the stuff