Hungry Shark World: 5 Things to Know

Hungry Shark World is a popular free game that lets you play as a shark in the prowl in the ocean. Your goal is to become the biggest baddest shark in your part of the sea, gobbling up smaller fish, escaping other sharks and unlocking new places.

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On the surface the Hungry Shark World app is a simple game that doesn’t take much time to master, but there are a lot of things that gamers need to know about, and that parents need to be aware of when it comes to playing the game.

Check out our best iPhone apps for more fun that you can enjoy when you need to pause Hungry Shark World for a break from the sea.

You can download Hungry Shark World from iTunes or from Google Play to your favorite device and get started.

What is Hungry Shark World?

Hungry Shark World is a game with a lot of in app purchases.

Hungry Shark World is a game with a lot of in app purchases.

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Hungry Shark World is the sequel to Hungry Shark Evolution and it offers a range of options that allows you to eat almost anything in the ocean.

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You swim through an ocean filled with prey, and with other predators. During this time you need to eat to survive and as you play you will level up to unlock new sharks and to improve your shark.

There are a lot of options to buy in-game items to accessorize your shark or to unlock other sharks faster. While you can play without spending real money, there are going to be a lot of times when using your credit card for a shortcut seems like a good idea.

How to Play Hungry Shark World

Playing Hungry Shark World is pretty straightforward. Use your right thumb to move the shark around the screen eating other fish to survive. On the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus push in to boost with 3D Touch. On other devices tap the screen with your left thumb.

Know what you can eat and what can eat you.

Know what you can eat and what can eat you.

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You need to chase fish around the screen and eat them to survive. You can only swim so long without eating. If you see a message saying Starving, you need to eat something ASAP.

Avoid running into large octopi, as they will shock you. There are also other sharks that can eat you if you are smaller, which should be avoided. There is a ton of stuff to eat, but there are also a lot of enemies and explosives that can kill you.

Don't swim too long without eating.

Don’t swim too long without eating.

You can accessorize your shark with upgrades that help you get more fish, as well as visual upgrades like headphones, jewelry and scarves. Some of the accessories include upgrades to your growth and food.

Pause the game and you will see Hungry Shark World missions that can help you level up faster and earn more in-game items.

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Make sure you check out the missions.

Make sure you check out the missions.

If you die, you can often pay or watch an ad to continue playing with that life. In some cases it is worth it, but if you didn’t get far don’t bother.

Hungry Shark World In App Purchases

There are a lot of Hungry Shark World in app purchases. When you play this game you will see many opportunities to spend real world money on upgrades that unlock sharks faster, open up the maps and unlock accessories.

You'll find lots of options to spend money on in app purchases.

You’ll find lots of options to spend money on in app purchases.

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You can buy Hungry Shark World gold and Hungry Shark World gems through in app purchases starting at $4.99 and going up to $99.99.

With all the opportunities that exist to buy things in this game, parents may want to set up parental controls to limit or disable in app purchases.

Hungry Shark World Cheats and Hacks

There are tools that claim to offer Hungry Shark World cheats and Hungry Shark World hacks, but most cannot help you get unlimited gold, unlimited gems or unlock all the sharks.

Be wary of Hungry Shark World cheats and hacks that likely cannot deliver.

Be wary of Hungry Shark World cheats and hacks that likely cannot deliver.

We found one option that claims to unlock the all the Hungry Shark World sharks, give you unlimited boost, unlimited life, unlimited gems and unlimited gold using Hungry Shark World cheat codes.

This site doesn’t show you how to enter the codes until you share the link on a social network. Generally this is not going to trigger an event that works.

You should also be on the look out for sites that claim to offer Hungry Shark World hacks that connect to an account to deliver gems and gold, since most of these will ask you to sign up for an offer and will not likely work.

Hungry Shark World Tips and Tricks

One of the biggest things you need to know is how to use each shark the best. You can use these Hungry Shark World tips to learn how you can best use the Blacktip, the XS shark that you start with. After you upgrade you will learn how to use the bigger sharks.

This video does a great job of showing you what you can eat and what you cannot eat at each level. Even if you just watch the first few minutes you will be better prepared to earn upgrades in this game.