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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
In Let's Skate, the player steers his skateboard through a total of 40 levels. Always on the run from the police, you have to get to the next skate shop with your board as fast as possible to complete the level. Speed is everything because once the police catches up to you, the level is deemed as not completed. However, despite an imminent arrest, a real skater won't complete the wild chase without doing cool tricks and casual jumps. Extra points can be collected in the form of coins and later be exchanged against useful power-ups, such as a speed bonus in the skate shop. Via in-app purchase, five further characters can be unlocked in addition to the five standard skaters.