X2 Games has announced that the free-to-play Lite version of X2 Snowboarding is now available for download from the App Store. Titled X2 Boarding School, the lite edition restricts players to a single slope, where gamers are taught to master all the tricks, grabs, flicks, flips and grinds they’ll need to compete on the world stage of X2 Snowboarding’s full version, which has been designed as the definitive snowboarding title for its platform and has received acclaim from the iPhone media since release, including a 9/10 from App Gamer, 4.5/5 from Touch Reviews and Touch Arcade proclaiming that;“finally, a quality snowboarding title has landed on the iPhone”.
Featuring selected songs from the Tru Throughts licensed soundtrack and X2 Snowboarding’s innovative rewind&replay system, X2 Boarding School is the perfect introduction for anyone looking to shred some slopes on iPhone or iPod Touch.
Try X2 Boarding School for yourself: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/x2-boarding-school/id354990881?mt=8
Title: X2 Boarding School
Genre: Extreme Sports Simulation (trial version)
Platform: iPhone/iPod Touch
Release Date: 19 February 2010
X2 Boarding School is X2 Games’ free version of the number one snowboarding game on the iPhone platform, X2 Snowboarding.
X2 Boarding School will take gamers through the basics of X2 Snowboarding’s ground-breaking controls, which include an intuitive combination of iPhone accelerometer tilt and on-screen touch gestures, arranged in two different control methods to suit any player. Camped on one of the tamer slopes, newcomers are taught to perform and chain, spins, flips, grabs and grind manoeuvres through various pop ups which explain each aspect of the controls. Gamers can then enjoy playing through the rest of the course to try out their new skills.
Once gamers have mastered the controls, it’s time to hit the professional slopes with the highly-acclaimed full version for just£3.99
• Fluid motion and touch controls
• Optimal graphics&unique visual style
• Full motion-captured player animations
• In-game rewind: re-wind and re-play during your run to retry missed opportunities
• Adrenaline: slow down time and enhance your handling and trick performance capabilities
• A portion of the licensed soundtrack from Tru Thoughts Recordings, featuring Quantic, Bonobo&Mr Scruff
Working with Animal, Salomon Snowboards&record label Tru Thoughts, X2 Games has endeavoured to bring players the most stylish looking, stylish sounding&stylish feeling snowboarding game possible.
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X2 Snowboarding, What the Papers Say...
• "If you're a gamer that likes to tear up the slopes, don't let this one pass you by." - Touch Arcade, Feb 2010
• 8 out of 10 "the best snowboarding game for the iPhone” IGN, Feb 2010
• 4.5 out of 5 " X2 Snowboarding is the best snowboarding game available in the app store”– Touch Reviews
• 8 out of 10–“the best game of its kind on the App Store.” And“stunning visual style” and“awesome gameplay”– Pocket Gamer, Feb 2010 - (Silver Award)
• 3 out of 4“X2 Snowboarding is the best simulator of this extreme sport on the iPhone” - Slide To Play, Feb 2010