Vans and Fuel Games Make Skating on the iPhone Official

March 30, 2009–Gamers waiting for an authentic iPhone and iPod touch skate experience can start getting out the grip tape. Vans SK8: Pool Service, a 3D skate game for the revolutionary iPhone and iPod touch is now available on Apple's App Store.

In Vans Sk8: Pool Service, players will ride as one of Vans’ sponsored skaters, Bucky Lasek or Omar Hassan, as they hit the abandoned rec center pool to compete in one of ten different events. The game features customizable boards and wheels, unlockable tricks, and rich 3D gameplay that makes full use of Apple's innovative accelerometer and Multi-Touch user interface. A trailer for the game can be viewed here.

Vans Sk8: Pool Service is now available for $4.99 from Apple's App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at For more info about the game features and modes, visit

For inquiries about review copies, please contact:

Nick Iannitti, Director of Communications

Fuel Games


About Fuel Games

Fuel Games is a multiple award-winning game studio with a presence online, offline and in mobile. With over 200 game engines under its belt, and an in-house production team whose expertise ranges from sound design to 3D animation to motion capture, Fuel Games builds rich experiences that consume gamers, wherever they’re found.

About Vans

Vans, the original skate shoe maker, now creates a full range of footwear and apparel for skaters. Vans supports grassroots skateboarding at both the local and national level as well as through their pro team that includes skaters such as Geoff Rowley, Tony Trujillo, Dustin Dollin, Anthony Van Engelen, Bucky Lasek and Omar Hassan as well as legends Tony Alva, Steve Caballero and Christian Hosoi. Vans stages two of the world’s most progressive skate contests in the Pro-tec Pool Party and the Vans Downtown Showdown.

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