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Zineth dev reinvents its first-person pop art-inspired skate game with Perfect Stride

By on May 29, 2013 0

Last summer, I wrote about Zineth, a free-to-play pop art-inspired cel-shaded skating game by indie developer Arcane Kids. Now, that same developer is once again reinventing his fan-favorite skate game as a first-person “maximal skater” for PC and Mac titled Perfect Stride.

So money.

Perfect Stride isn’t just the exact same game with a new perspective, but an all-new adventure that takes advantage of the first-person perspective.

Arcane Kids is adamant that it won’t be an easy game to learn. According to the developer’s incredibly intentionally hideous official site, Perfect Stride is “based on old-school FPS movement feats” such as Quake jumping, Tribes skiing, and Counter-Strike surfing. “The controls are very difficult and we like that, so shut up,” Arcane Kids said. He also jokingly called the upcoming title, “Literally a perfect game”.

Perfect Stride will be getting a limited alpha release for those who backed the LA Game Space Kickstarter, but fear not if you missed it. “If you haven’t supported the project before, I heard you might have the opportunity to support it and get a first look at Perfect Stride,” Arcane Kids said, suggesting that a campaign of crowdfunding is on the horizon.

Take a look at Perfect Stride’s dizzying gameplay in its debut trailer below.