Helix Jump

2.28
Good
Price: Free
Ads: Yes
In App Purchases: Yes

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Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 23 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 75 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

1.09

12 votes
Advertisements -
12 / 0 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

11 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
11 / 0 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

15 votes
Playing by Appointment -
0 / 15 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

11 votes
Daily Rewards -
0 / 11 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

14 votes
Grinding -
0 / 14 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

16 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
0 / 16 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

19 votes
Wait To Play -
0 / 19 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 0 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 170 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

5

17 votes
Premium Currency -
0 / 17 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

13 votes
Pay to Win -
0 / 13 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

18 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
0 / 18 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

18 votes
Pay to Skip -
0 / 18 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

18 votes
Accidental Purchases -
0 / 18 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

17 votes
Recurring Fee -
0 / 17 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

13 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
0 / 13 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

16 votes
Power Creep -
0 / 16 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

14 votes
Pay Wall -
0 / 14 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

15 votes
Waste Aversion -
0 / 15 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

11 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
0 / 11 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 0 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 109 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

5

19 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
0 / 19 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

10 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
0 / 10 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

20 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
0 / 20 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

11 votes
Reciprocity -
0 / 11 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

12 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
0 / 12 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

19 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
0 / 19 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

18 votes
Competition -
0 / 18 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 36 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 88 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

0.16

18 votes
Complete the Collection -
18 / 0 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

18 votes
Variable Rewards -
18 / 0 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

11 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
0 / 11 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

20 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
0 / 20 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

19 votes
Illusion of Control -
0 / 19 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

19 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
0 / 19 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

19 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
0 / 19 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.50) with 1,239,358 votes.
Google Play:  (4.35) with 3,995,559 votes.



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Screenshot Exciting adventure of the bouncing ball through the helix tower labyrinth.

One-tap easy-to-learn controls, rich visual effects and addictive gameplay mechanics.