Last Updated on February 20, 2023 by ellen
After a long day, I love to wind down with one of my favorite pastimes: playing apps. When I discovered the Jolly Jam Matching app game, it quickly became one of my favorites because not only is it fun and calming but also gives me an opportunity to de-stress by making boxes with similar colored pieces on the board.
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Jolly Jam Matching App Game
I tune out the world, curl up on the couch with a cup of coffee, and play my favorite games on my phone. There are a lot of app games out there so I am always looking for a new one to play. When I learned about Jolly Jam, I knew this was going to be how I spent my weekend relaxing.
Jolly Jam is a brand new puzzle app game available for the iPhone and iPad. Jolly Jam is a matching puzzle game. In it, you are helping Princess Jam save Princess Honey and the Jelly Kingdom by defeating the evil Boss and his minions. There are hundreds of different levels to work your way through and as the name suggests, they are fruit-themed.
Unlike many matching games, you aren’t making lines of fruit. You are boxing them in by choosing the left and right corners. This action creates a box and all of the same fruit in the box disappears and moves the columns down.
This game is from Finish game developer Rovio. While you may not recognize that name, they have also created Angry Birds.
Jolly Jam review
Don’t be misled and think this is easy. In the beginning levels of the game, it’s a simple matter of making boxes. However, as the levels move up, there are gaps in the box or oddly shaped outlines. Since you cannot box in an empty spot, you have to start getting creative in how you make your boxes.
Add in some fun evil minions that chomp away at precisely the piece of fruit you wanted to use for your corner and this turns into a very challenging app game.
As with most app games, you can connect the game with your Facebook account and you receive added points for doing this. Connecting your account lets you invite your friends to earn rewards.
I had an amazing time playing Jolly Jam and moved rapidly through the first 25 levels in one afternoon with only a few that I had to repeat several times. Be aware though, once you hit that level, the games get much more challenging and the game gets truly addictive.
Jolly Jam minimum requirements: iPad 2 and above, iPad Mini, iPhone 4 and above, iPod Touch 5th generation and above. Jolly Jam is free to download. Check out the video for a quick look at the game play.
If you’re looking for a jelly game to play, Jolly Jam is it! It is very similar to the game Candy Crush. Or, why not try Cookie Jam and Panda Pop.
Ellen is a busy mom of a 24-year-old son and 29-year-old daughter. She is Grandma to one adorable baby girl. She owns six blogs and is addicted to social media. In what little spare time she has, she loves to read, watch movies, and play games. If you’d like to work together, email firstname.lastname@example.org to chat.
14 thoughts on “Jolly Jam Matching App Game”
We love to play app games here too! This looks like an app we would all love!
I had a great time with it, Mel!
My girls are really into the games like this. I know they have my phone full and if they know about this one, it will be our next one to add.
I bet they’d enjoy it, James!
Looks like a cute game, the graphics are nice and bright. My kids would enjoy this!
Time to download it for them!
My daughter will love this game — I’m always looking for new game apps to download! I’ll probably end up playing it myself when I can’t sleep = )
Sounds like a great idea!
My daughter is over my shoulder yelling, I want to play, I want to play.
LOL give it a try, Debi!
i just won an iPad at a conference last week-so we are looking for fun apps and I’m sure the kiddos will like playing this one–thanks for the heads up!
Congratulations! That’s pretty neat!
Thanks to looking over your review on so many apps, I have been interested in getting some more (not very techy!) and today Amazon released over $200 of free apps. I found lots of games and educational apps to get. They would be good for brain builders that’s for sure.
Wow that is a great deal!