San Francisco – January 9, 2014 - Unity Games and Roadhouse Interactive are pleased to announce that FRS Ski Cross, an exciting new alpine racing game for iOS and Android, is now available for download on the iTunes App Store and on Google Play for Android. Designed by veteran team members from some of the best-selling action sports franchises of all time, FRS Ski Cross sends players down high-speed mountain race courses, carving insane banked turns and leaping over sky-high jumps. Equipment upgrades, including new skis, helmets, bindings and other real-world licensed gear from HEAD and Völkl, are available for you to customize and improve your skier and their skills.
Easy-to-learn timing-based gameplay will challenge you to hit the sweet spot on every turn and jump by tapping at just the right moment. Perfectly timed taps lead to better race times and higher scores, which you can upload as ghosts for your friends to race against. Progress through 50 tracks, increasing in length, speed and difficulty, and test your racing prowess in a number of PvP challenges against fellow competitors.
"With a pedigree in creating some of the most successful sports action franchises on console, Roadhouse is a great partner for Unity, and we are excited to be publishing FRS Ski Cross", said Oren Tversky, VP of Unity Games. "For actions fans who enjoy fast and furious sports games, FRS Ski Cross is a great way to experience the thrills of head-to-head alpine racing."
"We are thrilled to work with Unity Games to launch FRS Ski Cross", said Ian Verchere, Chief Creative of Roadhouse Interactive. "Our mission is to own action-sports on mobile and social. Unity Games is the perfect partner to help us get there. We know that everyone from casual gamers to action sports enthusiasts and skiers will love this game."
Developed by Roadhouse Interactive and published by Unity Games, FRS Ski Cross is now available on the iTunes App Store and on Google Play for Android. For more information about FRS Ski Cross , please visit: https://www.facebook.com/FRSSkiCross or http://www.unitygames.com/games/frs-ski-cross/
About Unity Games
Unity Games is a division of Unity Technologies dedicated to publishing high quality Unity authored games. Working with the talented and diverse Unity community, Unity Games is elevating the status of its developer base, while pioneering technologically and artistically advanced games. For more information, visit: http://unitygames.com
About Roadhouse Interactive
Roadhouse Interactive is a Vancouver based developer of tablet, smartphone and browser games. Roadhouse’s management team is responsible for some of the most well-known game franchises of the past twenty five years and continues to grow industry-leading production, development and live game operations expertise at Roadhouse. Projects include MechWarrior: Tactics, a turn-based strategy reboot of the classic MechWarrior franchise for Montreal-based Infinite Game Publishing, an unannounced innovative entry into the social casino space, and Elemental Power, a collectible card game launching soon on Kongregate. The company was recently selected as part of the eleventh annual ‘Ready to Rocket’ list of BC technology companies likely to experience significant growth in 2014. For more information about Roadhouse, visit www.roadhouseinteractive.com.