‘Skate City’ street skating game drops from Apple Arcade in PCs and consoles
In these tumultuous times, it’s nice to get away from it all and come back to a simpler time in our life. Skate City is a welcome throwback to the ’90s skate scene, but players can expect a more lo-fi and relaxing experience.
Unlike Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series, Skate City eschews the typical score-based playstyle and goes for a more airy approach to skateboarding, truly capturing the heart, soul, and sense of flow that enthusiasts can enjoy. ‘identify.
Skate City allows players to roam three beautiful and iconic locations based on real-world skate spots in Los Angeles, Oslo and Barcelona.
There are hundreds of trick combinations including flip tricks, grabs, grinds, spins and manuals with our easy to use controls. There are over a hundred challenges to complete or you can just relax and ride at your own pace with Endless Skate.
Customize your skater by getting yourself a new board, trucks, wheels, shoes, hats, glasses, clothing, skin tone or hairstyle.
Much like the video recordings that early skateboarders made, Skate City lets you capture and share your best runs with in-game recording tools. You can zoom in, rotate the camera, and even slow down time to highlight your best tricks.
And instead of the pop-punk or ska-based soundtrack, Skate City instead offers an original soundtrack of atmospheric lo-fi beats, which pairs well with the dreamy, nostalgic art style.
Skate City released on Apple Arcade in 2019 and is now making its way to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, Steam, and the Epic Games Store this year. Wishlist on Steam here and find out more about the game on its official site.