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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.
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 game’s 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 character’s abilities.
• 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 iPad’s 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
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
What's New in Version 1.6
• Optimization for various resolutions
• Minor bug fixes
I'm not a big fan of the everyone writing reviews thing. I think a game will speak for itself, and the fans will let you know they like it or not by how much they talk about it with friends. So I only write reviews if a game is really good, or conversely, really bad. I'm sad to say, in this instance, it's the later of the two. Don't get me wrong, there are some really good qualities to the game. The graphics are great, and some time went in to prettying it up, no doubt. The problem is, the actual mechanics are lousy. Why would you put out a game where the collision detection is so bad you fall through every rock you run in to? You can't tell me that no one testing this game thought to run into things...well, you can, but I wouldn't believe it. Also, the controls, half the time, the game can't seem to differentiate between a press, a swipe up while jumping, or a swipe up on the ground to boost. The game is a challenge, and I think that's great. There was some good level design, and a decent amount of character development for the type of game it is, but now matter how pretty you make it, it falls apart if the main backbone is broken, and in this case, well, maybe it needs some traction. I'm just glad I came across Galaxy On Fire 2 before I stumbled on this one. Now that was a good game!
Terrible Support - FishLabs
They have several great concepts. But when things go bad. They go BAD. Don't expect to hear from them if you submit a ticket. I have emailed them every other day for 3 months and haven't even been granted the courtesy of a reply.
Take a chance. It's up to you. But beware, if you spend money with them on upgrades you are wasting your time and money.
Nice and simple game with a bunch of unlockables. The tricks feel a little unresponsive sometimes but the game is always fun with gorgeous backdrops and easy controls.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Apr 11, 2013
- Version: 1.6
- Size: 163 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Polish, Russian, Spanish
- Seller: FISHLABS
- © 2011 FISHLABS
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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