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  • Publisher: FISHLABS
  • Genre: Sports
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 155.0 MB
  • Version: 1.6
  • Price: Free
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App description: Snowboard Hero, dual-winner of the prestigious IMGAwards in the categories Best Sports Game and Operators' Choice, brings an unrivalled snowboard experience with wicked tricks, insane air time and super fast downhill speed to your iPhone and iPad. Experience console-quality graphics, intuitive controls and top-notch sound in a stunning alpine setting and show the world that you are the undisputed Snowboard Hero.

GAMEPLAY
Snowboard Hero is an action-packed fun sports spectacle which brings high-speed racing action, sensational air manoeuvres and break-neck tricks to your Apple smartphone or tablet. In the game, you take over the role of one of six freaky characters with individual boards, clothes, skills and special moves and race down a total of eight windy slopes consisting not only of hillsides and open alpine areas, but also of half pipes, ski jumps and glacier tunnels.

The games intuitive controls allow you to perform even the most dare-devil stunts at ease and make for an exciting high-speed ride down the sharpest curves and steepest scarps! Jump over kickers, pass through gates, race as fast as you can or grind whatever obstacle is on your way! Make sure you collect the power-ups to get an extra boost, trick bonus or cash.

Unlock a huge number of stylish jackets and pants to customize your character and invest your earned cash to buy new boards and improve your characters abilities.

FEATURES
Six playable characters with six standard and four individual special tricks to unlock
Eight tracks with multiple runs in three different settings: Piste, halfpipe and open alpine area
Individual boards and outfits for each character
Five disciplines: time trial, freestyle, slalom, race, gate-time bonus
Eight combination disciplines, including speedrun-slalom and race-speedrun-freestyle
Record Chaser with online leaderboards in OpenFeint and Game Center
Modifiable characteristics such as agility, speed, boost and jumps
A total of 66 events
High resolution support for retina display, as well as native support of the iPads 768p resolution
Full support of AppleTV AirPlay: Race down the slope on your TV screen in 720p (Wi Fi) or Full HD (HDMI)
Synchronization of save games via iCloud

SNOWBOARD HERO - IN THE PRESS

"With more tricks than your average magician, Snowboard Hero offers frenetic fun on the slopes, held together by an intuitive career mode that keeps you on track from start to finish."
PocketGamer.co.uk - 8/10 (Silver Award)

"Snowboard Hero's fun, easy to grasp gameplay and lengthy Career Mode make it far and away the best handheld snowboarding game, full of snow-stuffed challenges and visual style."
AppTudes.com - 4/5

EXTERNAL
Official Snowboard Hero Trailer: http://bit.ly/sbh-ipad-tr
Official Fishlabs Website: http://www.fishlabs.net
IMGA 7th Annual Award Winners Announcement: http://goo.gl/sqD2z

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Snowboard Hero ™, dual-winner of the prestigious IMGAwards in the Best Sports Game and Operator’s Choice category, brings ultimate snowboard experience with wicked tricks, insane air time, and super fast downhill speed in a stunning alpine setting featuring next-generation console-style graphics, intuitive controls and top-notch sound to your iPhone.

SPECIAL LAUNCH OFFER
Get Snowboard Hero™ for iPhone at its special introductory price of just $4.99/€3,99/2.99! Don’t miss out on this great launch offer, ending soon.

GAMEPLAY
Set in a beautiful, snowy mountain scenery, Snowboard Hero™ features four characters competing on six varied tracks with alternative runs featuring twisted pistes, glacier tunnels, halfpipes and open alpine areas.
Get the grips with the intuitive touch and tilt controls and perform amazing tricks in the air while you jump over kickers, pass through gates, race as fast as you can or grind whatever obstacle is on your way! Make sure you collect the power-ups to get extra boost, trick bonus or cash.
Customize your character and pick any style from numerous jackets and pants and invest your earned cash to buy new boards to improve your character’s abilities.

FEATURES
• Four playable characters with six standard and four individual special tricks to unlock
• Individual boards and outfits for each character
• Six tracks with multiple runs in three different settings: Piste, halfpipe and open alpine area
• Five disciplines: time trial, freestyle, slalom, race, gate-time bonus
• Eight combination disciplines, including speedrun-slalom and race-speedrun-freestyle
• Record Chaser with online leaderboards in OpenFeint and Game Center
• Modifiable characteristics: agility, speed, boost, and jumps can be improved by new boards
• A total of 42 events
• High resolution support for retina display.

COMING SOON IN A FREE UPDATE
• Two more characters: Monica and Kurt
• Two more tracks: Death Ridge and Ice God's Realm

EXTERNAL
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBTsKQLd4ao
Developer: http://www.fishlabs.net

Snowboard Hero ™, dual-winner of IMGAwards Best Sports Game and Operator’s Choice, is the ultimate fun action snowboarding game for your iPhone with fast-paced and challenging gameplay, in a varied alpine setting featuring stunning console-style graphics, intuitive controls and top-notch sound.
03-29-2011, 05:10 AM
#2
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Washington D.C.
Posts: 3,167
Been looking forward to this one

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03-29-2011, 05:17 AM
#3
Maybe this will replace X2 Snowboarding for me.
03-29-2011, 06:59 AM
#4
Looks like a freaking blast!
03-29-2011, 09:20 AM
#5
Wow.

FISHLABS can do no wrong, and this looks nothing short of incredible. Can't wait until 5pm here in Hawaii!!
03-29-2011, 09:44 AM
#6
Me too!

I didn't think this out til Thursday. Wicked surprise!

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03-29-2011, 11:18 AM
#7
Joined: Apr 2009
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Posts: 7,483
Looks excellent. Fishlabs is one of my favourite developers, so I expect this game will be good.

Hakuna Matata
03-29-2011, 11:50 AM
#8
have to say I'm excited for this.... hoping the promise of one update isn't simply an empty promise to support the title.

looking forward to getting this tonight!

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03-29-2011, 12:43 PM
#9
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: California, USA
Posts: 3,839
Looks freakin' incredible and exciting! Insta-buy for me! Can't wait! Will spend the money I was gonna waste on the disappointing new Tiger Woods game! Yea!

Last edited by bigrand1; 03-29-2011 at 12:45 PM.
03-29-2011, 02:45 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: 英國劍橋
Posts: 1,570
...maybe the other points are true, however...

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