Electronic Arts has announced that their new Skate It game for iPhone & iPod Touch will be the greatest skating experience available for download. EA states that their game will be “[the] most realistic skate experience for iPhone & iPod touch is now in your hands.” I’ve seen one skating app before and it was decent, but this one sounds pretty promising. The game will be available for the Apple App Store May 2010. Here is a fact sheet EA has provided:
FEEL IT & PICK UP AND PLAY LIKE IT’S FOR REAL: We’ve maxed out the potential of your accelerometer and gesture controls. Get a real feel of a true skate experience as you conquer the skater nirvana that is “San Vanelona” or roll through real-world locations.
FLICK- IT & LAND YOUR TRICKS: Use the revolutionary touchscreen Flick-it controls to pull off ollies, kickflips, heelflips, Pop Shuvits, and more.
BE IT & LIVE THE LIFE OF THE PROS: Freeskate as a selected pro skater, or as your own customized guy or girl. Score Personal Bests in Career mode, and get sponsorships and perks galore.
KILL IT & UNLOCK STUFF: Own challenges and KILL them to get the really good stuff from new boards to outfits. Unlock fresh skate spots, too. Gain enough gear and create your own killer skate park.
FILM IT & SEE YOUR SKILLS IN ACTION: Capture every sick line or epic bail on camera. Replay footage to view your mastery or just for your own amusement.
KICK IT TO YOUR OWN TUNES: You can even shred to a soundtrack from your own music library.