Jaws HD is one of those games where you take one look at the description and think ‘how did this take so long to get here’. It’s a path drawing game for the iPad, similar to Flight Control HD or Harbor Master, except with far fewer boats, no planes, and one freakin’ humungous shark.
Here’s more on it from its App Store page:
The official iPad game based on the terrifying summer blockbuster that started it all.
Amity Island has everything – clear skies, gentle surf, warm water. People flock there every summer. It’s the perfect feeding ground.
As local Police Chief Martin Brody, your job is to keep the waters of Amity safe. Unfortunately, there’s a large and deadly threat with a big appetite lurking out there. You must respond to numerous distress calls around the island and rescue swimmers before they become the shark’s next meal.
– Casual and intuitive touch-based game
– Touch, drag and flick swimmers to beaches and boats out of the way of Jaws
– Survival and Campaign Mode
-10 challenging levels with a climactic final battle between man and shark
– The Academy Award ® winning theme from John Williams brings the intensity of Jaws to life on your iOS device
Even though I suck at this game so far (with me in charge the beaches will not be re-opening anytime this century), it is very good fun. The music adds a little flavor and the shark is ridiculously huge and fast and voracious.
You can find Jaws HD in the App Store now, priced at $2.99.