Developer: Metaversal Studios
Price: $2.99
Version Reviewed: 1.2.1

Graphics / Sound Rating: ★★★★☆
Game Controls Rating: ★★★½☆
Gameplay Rating: ★★★½☆
Re-use / Replay Value Rating: ★★★½☆

Overall Rating: ★★★½☆

Frank Further is an irresistible game, taking the brutality of hot dog production to new heights. Well, irresistible should be replaced with pretty fun, and it only takes hot dog production to new heights in a literal sense. It’s fun, ok!? Geeze…

In the world of distance launching games, there have been none that have glorified the production of hot dogs quite like Frank Further. The action starts with a pig and a pig cannon, and once the pig is loaded into the pig cannon it ginds down to a hot dog (quite gruesome) and launches across the screen for your distance launching pleasure. Hot dogs don’t fly very well on their own, so it is up to you to use the accelerometer to angle the hot dog in such a way that it will fly aerodynamically and bounce with gusto.

Simple hot dog hurling will only please you for so long, but there are plenty of extra modes for you to play around with on your quest for a global high score. Along with the standard mode, there are two retro modes, a clay model mode, a Christmas mode, and a Halloween mode, all with their own graphics overlay and items that you gan bounce off of to go further.

The downside of Frank Further is that once you are done with flinging your hot dog across the screen at great lengths, the game is over. There are no RPG elements to upgrade your pig grinding cannon and no special things that you can buy to make your little tube of meat go further.

In a hurl or be hurled world, Frank Further is on the cusp of hurling but doesn’t quite weigh enough to make it to the top of the mountain. There are better distance games out there, but for the sheer amusement of hurling a hot dog through various locations, Frank Further is worth the purchase.

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