The Washington Post

Air Penguin, from GameVil, has crept up the charts on the iTunes store. It’s a two-axis tilt-control game, and users have to angle their devices to guide the penguin protagonist across ice floes to the finish line. Fall in the water once, and it’s game over. Along the way, sharks and swordfish try to end your rush to the finish line. All the while, helpful turtles and whales chip in to keep your momentum going. Collect fish for special power-ups. The game is cute and fun, but frustrating for commuters who may get jostled while playing. Air Penguin is for iOS, 99 cents.

Hayley Tsukayama

Hayley Tsukayama covers consumer technology for The Washington Post.
Show Comments

To keep reading, please enter your email address.

You’ll also receive from The Washington Post:
  • A free 6-week digital subscription
  • Our daily newsletter in your inbox

Please enter a valid email address

I have read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Please indicate agreement.

Thank you.

Check your inbox. We’ve sent an email explaining how to set up an account and activate your free digital subscription.