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App description: "Tail Drift is like Mario Kart if it took place on tubes in the sky..." PocketGamer

Jump into the pilot seat and take to the skies in this free to play 360 degree arcade racer.

Zoom through fantastic environments including floating islands, ancient temples and desert canyons.

Compete with friends to win the Crown for each event and dominate the Leaderboards!

== Recommended for iPhone 5 and up ==

Features:

3 tours featuring 27 unique events to compete in
9 beautifully hand-crafted tracks to compete on
3 different event types including Classic Race, Time Trial, and Time Extension
8 unique planes to purchase and upgrade
Upgrade each plane's speed, handling, acceleration and boost
4 unique power ups to give you the competitive edge including turbo boost, deadly mines, coin magnet and stun cannons
Supports Game Center with 27 leaderboards and 13 achievements
Play in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Japanese, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese and Turkish!
10-07-2014, 10:35 PM
#2
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 256
Tail Drift - The High Altitude Racer Released!

Hey everyone! We're pumped to let you all Tail Drift is out right now on the App Store



https://itunes.apple.com/app/tail-drift/id779076618

Time to start getting those best time! Why not post them below

10-07-2014, 10:48 PM
#3
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 313
Loving it so far, took a little while to get my head around the handling (stick to the inside of corners so your plane isn't flung off track wasting valuable seconds - even if there's a tempting boost on the outside). Just got my first plane to rank 5, think I'll work on earning the coins to buy that sweet box plane next. The second tier of races is huge difficulty jump.
10-07-2014, 11:12 PM
#4
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,190
Cool been waiting for this. Reminds me of Unpossible, but with more meat it seems.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
10-07-2014, 11:28 PM
#5
I'll be picking this one up for sure. I'm at work now so it'll be in the morning

I'm VERY happy to read that it's got 18 leaderboards on GC...anyone know about achievements?
10-07-2014, 11:34 PM
#6
Joined: Apr 2013
Location: New York City, New York, USA
Posts: 195
I just bought this game as an impulse buy, incredible game! Reminds me (for those who are old enough to remember) of the old PC game Cyberspeed, replacing the cyberpunk theme with a lighter, more kid friendly theme. Best dollar spent on an app this month.
10-07-2014, 11:52 PM
#7
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: On the toilet
Posts: 4,283
How is the iap?
10-08-2014, 12:38 AM
#8
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 313
Quote:
Originally Posted by coolpepper43 View Post
How is the iap?
Entirely optional! There's only a single 'currency', the IAP allows you to buy more of it to instantly spend on upgrades rather than earn the coins for them yourself. I was able to fully upgrade a plane without IAP in about 45 minutes I think. You'd have to either be very impatient or just want to throw the devs some extra money. =)
10-08-2014, 12:38 AM
#9
Joined: Apr 2013
Location: New York City, New York, USA
Posts: 195
Quote:
Originally Posted by coolpepper43 View Post
How is the iap?
There is the usual "buy the currency that's already in the game" IAP. Easy enough to get in the game as it is. There are only four planes for now, but there looks to be more tracks and planes down the line.
10-08-2014, 01:31 AM
#10
Game Impressions