Alto’s Adventure devs open a studio focused on ‘folk’ games

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The development team behind the classic snowboarding endless runners Alto’s Adventure and Alto’s Odyssey have opened a new studio called Land & Sea. They’ll focus on making “folk” games.Alto lead artist and developer Harry Nesbitt, pro…

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A month on, Apple Arcade is too cheap to quit

By annapurna interactive, apple, apple arcade, apple tv, av, dinosaur polo club, engadget, entertainment, gaming, Internet, iPad, lucid labs, mac, Mobile, Opinion, services, smartphone, snowman

It’s been almost exactly a month since Apple Arcade launched. That means that a lot of free trials are about to expire, and it’s time to decide: Is it actually worth your $5 a month? Like you, a number of Engadget editors have been testing out Arcade…

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Hands-on with coming-of-age puzzle game ‘Where Cards Fall’

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Where Cards Fall looks like a dream. Literally, I’ve had dreams that feel like this game — the world is segmented into blocky platforms covered in grass, asphalt and clouds, as if a rudimentary algorithm was asked to create cities and forests, and i…

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The hidden depth of mobile puzzle game ‘Where Cards Fall’

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We’re sitting in a circle on the floor of a decadent San Francisco hotel lobby, crowds of people milling around the couches and stairways. The young men of Snowman, the studio behind Alto’s Adventure, watch as Sam Rosenthal sets up a small iPad, prep…

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The developers of ‘Alto’s Adventure’ are building a skateboarding game

By altosadventure, apple, engadget, gaming, Mobile, ryancash, skateboarding, skatecity, snowboarding, snowman, snowmangames

Snowman, the creator of ultra-chill snowboarding game Alto’s Adventure, is keeping busy lately. In addition to the sequel Alto’s Odyssey, it is also working with studio The Game Band for Where Cards Fall and partnering with Australian studio Slingsho…

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