Red Ball 4


  • Currently 4.5/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 4.5/5 (133 votes)
| Comments (5) | Views (2,006)

DoraRed Ball 4Red Ball 4, the latest in the physics platforming series by Evgeniy Fedoseev, has come a long way from 1, 2, and 3. From his humble beginnings, Red Ball has become quite the hero, and now he's actually out to save the world from being turned square by malicious blocks. Use the [WASD] or [arrow] keys to move and jump through the game's fifteen levels, avoiding hazards like enemies and water, and tagging red flags to use as respawn checkpoints along the way. Initially, you can simply hop on enemies to destroy them (or find ways to drown them if ya nasty), but later they'll become wise to your ballsy ways and start wearing spiky helmets, forcing you to adjust your tactics. Similarly, while rolling around with a goofy grin on your face will do in the beginning, later levels feature devious physics-based challenges and constructs you'll need to manipulate in order to get by.

Play all the Red Ball games:
Red BallRed Ball 2Red Ball 3Red Ball 4

The Red Ball series is one of those games where the developer's drive for improvement and evolution really shines. It isn't just the significant graphical upgrade, it's the whole package. Red Ball 4 not only plays smoother, it features a more cunning variety to its level design that really takes advantage of its physics-based platforming in creative ways. The physics themselves are, generally, mostly reliable, though they can force you to be frustratingly precise in your angles and speed to get the most height and distance out of even simple jumps. The initial batch of levels are also enjoyable, but don't really showcase much variety or ingenuity in a way that may not capture everyone's interest off the bat. But with a crisp, clean design and kid-friendly gameplay, Red Ball 4 isn't just a good example of one developer's impressive progression of skill, it's a good game, period.

Play Red Ball 4

5 Comments

There's a jump required in the beginning of level 14, off of a moving platform, which I can't seem to make happen. For whatever reason my red guys jumping ability is severely limited while the platform is in motion.

Reply

Power of posting, finally managed the jump.

Reply

I liked this one better than the others, I thought the controls seemed to be much much smoother and more responsive.

Plus - even I managed to finish it which is saying something :)

Reply
bubblecamera November 2, 2012 10:21 AM

Twice now, when I clicked "play," the game turned into a loud, jumbled mass of rapidly-changing menu screens. Annoying...

Also, I love the noise the ball makes when he falls off the screen. "AYAAAAAHHHHH!"

Reply

I want to get all the gold stars, but on level 12 towards the end you're suppose to jump on top of the charging bull squares that come towards you but every time I try I first have to navigate over water and it drowns itself before I get the chance to hit it.. other than that LOVE THE GAME, massive fan of this :D

Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

    Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
Mystery Trackers: Nightsville Horror> Kimberly Deep in the Louisiana swamp lands there's legend of an Owlman. When a boy goes missing and clues start pointing at toward the creature being the kidnapper, you'll have to have all your wits about you to determine what is real, and what's a myth in this hidden-object adventure game.  ...
3,933 Views
6 Comments
ascend> Dora In this dark and dreary maze, as a lone little girl, you have only one goal... to make it to the top however you can, but doing so with more than one life for the alternate ending is easier said than done in this eerie high-difficulty platformer from Rose Engine.  ...
Find the Escape-Men Part 146: Fully Packed Train> Dora Once you've found your way onto this train packed to the gills, will you be able to find your way out, AND all ten little green men in this latest cute and funny escape game from no1game?  ...
2,887 Views
8 Comments
Brain Builder> Lori.h Need a good brain work out? How about one you can take on the go with your iOS or Android? It's time to put your thinking caps on and start stretching out the only organ that named itself, because Brain Builder is here to, well, help you build your brain!  ...

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Haunted Legends: The Dark Wishes

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives

Legal notice

All games mentioned or hosted and images appearing on JayIsGames are Copyright their respective owner(s).

All other content is Copyright ©2003-2015 JayIsGames.com. All Rights Reserved.


Visit our great partner: maxcdn!