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App description: There is no other surfing game like this on the iPhone!
Created by international surfing company Rip Curl and creative agency LOMAH Studios.


"The graphics on this game are surprisingly good for a mobile app."
- Editor, Surfline Reviews.


"After just a few minutes playing with Rip Curls iPhone game I can wholeheartedly say it Rip Curls got game."

http://www.livethesearchgame.com/

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Rip Curl's "Live The Search: The Ultimate Surfing Game"

THE GAME
"Live The Search" is the first high-end 3D surfing game to hit the iPhone and combines high-action arcade game-play with a realistic surfing experience.

Travel the world searching out secret waves and surfing as ASP World Champions Mick Fanning or put yourself in the game by creating a unique surfer. Progress your way through the game by completing goals, unlocking trips and taking on other objectives.

THE STAR
Mick Fanning: Two-time ASP World Champion and Australian sporting icon Mick Fanning is one of the most famous and popular surfers on the planet. Mick has been on The Search with Rip Curl since he was a young teenager and loves to escape the gruel of competitive surfing every chance he gets.

Mick is sponsored by: Rip Curl, Red Bull, Reef, Dragon, DHD, Creatures Of Leisure, Vertra, Skullcandy, FCS fins.

www.mickfanning.com.au
www.twitter.com/mick_fanning

"Im a big iPhone and iPad geek so its great having a surfing app. It's the perfect game to kill down time." - Mick Fanning (2 x ASP World Champion)

"The Search concept is such a big part of Rip Curl's culture and I'm glad we decided to focus on this for the game - traveling the world in search of perfect waves is what surfing is all about..." - Mick Fanning (2 x ASP World Champion)

THE SEARCH
Surfing is a lifestyle. For many its a way of life. Its the chance to explore the world and chase adventure.
The opportunity to experience the unknown, seek something new, discover the undiscovered and search for fun most only dream of

THE GAMEPLAY
Tilt Movement: Live The Search utilizes the iPhone's "Tilt Movement" accelerometer technology, allowing the player to control the movement of your surfer by tilting the iPhone left or right.
Tilting to the right will make your surfer turn right and tilting left will turn them left - both on the face of the wave and above the lip when performing airs.

Swipe Controller: While many iPhone games use up-down-left-right controller pads, Live The Search features a high-tech swipe controller,
which holds the key to performing airs and making turns on a wave.
Use your finger to make directed swipes on screen to perform maneuvers, such as cutbacks on the wave and grabs and flips in the air.

Stall & Floater Buttons: On the left of the screen are the stall and floater buttons, which help position you in the right spot on the wave when you're lining up for a big maneuver.

The Stall button will slow you down on the wave and help positioning.
The Floater button will help you float the lip of the wave with your board when you're riding high and close to the barrel.

"5 Stars"
"The graphics are smooth with very few glitches. Stoked!!!"
- Editor, Surfline Reviews.


"If youre looking for an i-device surfing game thats fun and has high replay value, Rip Curls Live The Search is best in class and worth every penny."
- Editor, Daily Stoke Reviews.
10-04-2010, 08:58 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2010
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Posts: 2,882
Nice game to keep my longing for Billabong contained. Any TOFFT?

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10-04-2010, 09:05 PM
#3
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Location: Indiana, USA
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Quote:
Originally Posted by doodlejumper View Post
Nice game to keep my longing for Billabong contained. Any TOFFT?
Go for it.

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10-04-2010, 09:09 PM
#4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sizzlakalonji View Post
Go for it.
Can't, $2 credit left. Probably will for Billabong though. I expect it to cost less, and play better.

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10-04-2010, 11:19 PM
#5
When's Billabong due?
10-04-2010, 11:36 PM
#6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TouchChatterbox View Post
When's Billabong due?
Question of the century my friend.

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10-05-2010, 12:04 AM
#7
Oh, I thought someone here might have heard something.
10-05-2010, 04:11 AM
#8
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: the stars
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Billabong comes out October 7, 2010. If you watch the commercial on ytube you will see the release date at the end of the credits.
10-05-2010, 04:19 AM
#9
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Uk
Posts: 2,209
Just watched the vid for billabong as not heard of it before and was thinking of picking this up . Still unsure as the graphics on billabong were awful .
10-05-2010, 08:19 AM
#10
Both look quite good, personally prefer the graphical style of this one though.

Waiting for impressions though.