Extreme Skater – iTunes Free App of the Week Review

Posted on September 4, 2012 in Applications

extreme skater reviewFree App – Extreme Skater – iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad Application – 3 IV’s 

  • “It’s 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

What is Extreme Skater?

Extreme Skater by Miniclip.com in this week’s iTunes Free App of the Week.  It’s compatible with the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad and requires iOS 3.1.2 or later. The average customer rating is 4.5 stars based on 1547 ratings for the current version.

What did you like about it?

Extreme Skater is easy to play, fast paced and filled with lots of unlockables. It’s very similar to its predecessor, iStunt 2, which is definitely a good thing. Extreme Skater is tilt controlled and very responsive. It’s also very forgiving for all the newbies out there. The storyline to Extreme Skater is that an entity hit Earth and you have to collect pieces of dislodged crystal.  The main goal is to pass all 72 levels to get the bright aqua crystalline beacon.  There are coins scattered through the levels which you can trade in for cosmetic upgrades and to learn new tricks.  Once you complete all the objectives and find out all the shortcuts, you’ll be deemed an Extreme Skater.

What didn’t you like about it?

The storyline is a bit corny and the tilt controlling can be a little annoying. Other than that, Extreme Skater is fun free app.

Where can you get it?

You can download Extreme Skater from the App Store for free until this Wednesday. After that, it will go back to $0.99.  Try the free web version of Extreme Skater here.

Review by D.i.D. Doctor of iDevices Farhan Mandani. Andrew works at iHospital Gainesville. You can read our interview with Anderw in our previous post, Meet iHospital D.i.D. Doctor of iDevices Farhan Mandani.

Extreme Skater App Review

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