In the game Ribbit the player must use momentum to use a power jump and to move through the level. Often objects must be bounced over and avoided and the player must carefully think how to move the character since certain objects will react to the rabbit or frog's head.
The game's name is based on the name of the half frog half rabbit main character Ribbit. Ribbit's name is a combination of the sound frogs make, ribbit, and rabbit.
Ribbit has been criticized for its frustrating controls and difficult learning curve . Ribbit is also the second lowest rated Nitrome game on Jay is Games, Stumped being the lowest rated Nitrome game.