Joe Morgan of Capsule Computers writes,
"The iOS game scene contains a vast variety of titles ranging from the simple, mundane fare that sneaks by every day to the exquisite, rare gem of a game that should pop up on everyone’s radar. PagodaWest’s Major Magnet makes some bold claims with their tagline: “Faster than SONIC. Braver than MARIO. And just a wee bit clumsy – Meet MAJOR MAGNET the world’s most unlikely hero!” Is Major Magnet indeed a name worthy to fit alongside the likes of Sonic and Mario, or should he be destroyed in the hottest fires of the nearest industrial furnace? Let’s find out."