Extreme Skater may not be the most intense sports game for your iOS device, but with its well-designed interface and easy-to-understand gameplay, it proved to be a fun way to while away the hours.
The goal of Extreme Skater is simple. You guide the skateboarder as he collects coins and crystals, and (basically) you keep him from running into anything sharp. We like that the game is tilt-controlled, which means it's very responsive and also a little forgiving. Initially, you can swipe up to jump or tap onscreen controls to grab an object. As the game progresses, you'll have more ways to move your skateboarder. The learning curve isn't bad and less experienced users will like the onscreen help that explains new options as soon they're added. Each of the 78 levels has its own objectives and each new level increases a bit in difficulty. The graphics are simple but they're very well-designed and look sharp on the screen. You can use the coins you collect throughout the game to unlock new tricks or upgrade your skateboard, but you also have the option of paying real cash if you get impatient and just can't beat a level with your current bag of tricks.
Overall, Extreme Skater is a light, fun game that anyone can play. If you don't shell out any additional cash for upgrades, this 99-cent game is also easy on the pocket.
EXTREME SKATER FEATURED AS APPLE EDITOR'S CHOICEStuffed with exciting action gameplay and endless levels -Appoday"Its exciting, loaded with unlockables and achievements, and looks sharp." - 148apps.com"You want something tense, action-packed, and quick, filled with enough giant leaps to sate your lust for danger. You want something like Extreme Skater!" - pocketgamer.co.uk"Extreme Skater is a should buy that provides a great action experience for iOS with tons of speed and intricacies." - applenapps.com"Extreme Skater is not only a great controlling game, but a great looking one." - apptudes.comExtreme skateboarding in your pocket! Shred through hills and forests in a quest to collect all the fallen meteor fragments and harness the full power of the meteor!Jump, flip, turn and grind! Tap, swipe, hold and tilt! The more tricks you land the more powerful you become! KEY FEATURES: 78 huge levels! Super accurate tilt controls Multiple paths on each level for extra replayability! Incredibly detailed retina graphics! Unlock tricks, boards and characters! Two different worlds to explore and more coming soon! Game Center Leaderboards Game music, which automatically switches itself off at start when playing other music on your iPod/iPhone Interactive tutorial to learn how to playComplete all objectives, find out all the shortcuts, become an Extreme Skater!*************************************** Try also the free web version of Extreme Skater on our website: http://www.miniclip.com/games/extreme-skater/