Chuck that muck, Charles.

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Chuck that muck, Charles.

In the latest free-to-play iOS game from the makers of Critter Escape, you’ll take on the part of a crystal mining animal who need to take care of an endearing blob of muck called Chuck. You’ll be tasked with escaping the crystal mines with some flinging-action and bouncy platforming ability. You’ll should keep Chuck fed with crystals, all while browsing through dangerous places and preventing guards and blowing up things along the method.

The game makes use of a fascinating mix of virtual analog stick to move your critter miner around, with Angry Bird-esque fling physics to fly and get all the crystals on each of the 40 various levels. There’s a galaxy, of course, which could motivate you to attempt to completely complete a tricky level or 2.

Like numerous free-to-play games of its ilk, Chuck the Muck will hook you in quickly and quickly, and then permit you to play till you either run out of power ups or purchase some more. While this mightn’t be everybody’s cup of tea, there’s a reason these games are so popular – they are enjoyable, they are free, and they are super adorable to play. Chuck is adorable, if a bit on the entitled side, awaiting you to feed his gooey mass of orange-ness. How adorable? Simply have a look at the trailer:

Chuck the Muck is no various. You’ll start with a tutorial, and discover the fundamentals as you move on. There’s a shop to purchase even more crystals, which can buy power ups (like magic beans for additional fart power), as well as Critter gear like T-Shirts and the like. The devs are plainly trying for the adorable mascot branding scheme below, which is fine. There are ways to get ‘complimentary’ gems, of course, by signing up for services like Tapjoy or Hulu Plus, which are simply optional, naturally.

Bottom line is that if you like getting a cute game to play for complimentary in between more vital things, you may want to give Chuck the Muck a fling. It’s available in the App Store now as a universal app, meanings you can flick your animal on your iPhone or iPad.