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New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby Toby » Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:28 pm

Core News:

Kiteloops on your Sofa?

New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action!


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What happens when you combine avid kiter Ben Fawcett and Ben Fawcett, former technical director of Playstation Studios London? Yup, you guessed it! Kiteboard Hero is the first serious kiting simulator on iOS and Android. Let the fun begin!

Outstanding Game Physics
The heart of the game features impressive game physics. Kite steering almost feels real! Even mowing the lawn is fun!

From Beginner to Kitelooping Pro
The game starts in “training camp.” In camp, you learn the basic moves. It’s ideal for non-kiters to learn kiting fundamentals. “If non-kiters get hooked on kiting for real,” Ben comments “that’s just awesome because we all know kiteboarding is the coolest sport on the planet.”

Practice makes Perfect
Earn experience points as you progress. And the better you get, the more game options open up for you. In "Freeride" mode, you have no limits. Kite anywhere and just have fun. Or, master a bunch of moves in “Challenge” mode. We’ll stop there and let you experience the rest of the game for yourself. You’ll find it’s trickier than you’d expect.

"Real" Kites and Boards from CORE Kiteboarding

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Ben partnered with CORE Kiteboarding because he feels it’s “the brand I stand behind.” The game features all of CORE’s Universal+ Series of kites, and the best part is that all the kites and boards look and behave like the real ones! With that in mind, select the XR4 for huge hangtime, and the GTS4 for ridiculous megaloops! With smart kite selection, you'll supercharge your progress!

“This is only the beginning” exclaims Ben, “as we are working on new spots and features every day.” Finally, there’s Kiteboard Hero when it's dead calm, and we need our kite fix!

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Kiteboard Hero works on all iOS and Android devices.

The Kiteboard Hero app can be purchased for only €3.99, US$3.99, £3.99, AUS$5.99, CAN$5.49 starting 13.03.2017 on the Google Play Store (for Android) and Apple App Store (for iOS).

And until April 12th at special price for only €1.99, US$1.99, £1.99, AUS$2.99, CAN$2.79.

Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kiteboa ... 23129?mt=8

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby shawn13 » Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:48 pm

Downloaded it. Its actually pretty cool. Will be great to give basic training lessons for people interested in the sport.

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby Trigen » Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:16 pm

Hope to see one for virtual reality soon :) I'd be in there permanently when no wind

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby Toby » Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:10 pm

ok, downloaded it too.

My friend, a non kiter, is doing it right now...cool way to understand how it works.

In my opinion a great tool for beginners...could save an hour of lessons...so worth it for sure, specially with the special for 1,99 !!!

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby vannibombonato » Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:14 pm

The physics model is realistic.

I know it for a fact: when jumping i keep dropping like a stone, just like in Real Life :D

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby kiterocky » Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:17 pm

2 euro its cheap.. Compare to 200 euro of the woo another toy.. Still not prove the correct heigth.. I prefer download the 2 euro game

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby matth » Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:52 am

Downloaded it. pretty cool, very good physics.

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby PeaBody » Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:29 pm

...oh no, this is addictive. I just keep looping everywhere, I might give up real life kiting, I am much better at this.. and the water isn't cold :)

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby Toby » Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:54 pm

Plus the kite is brand new and doesn't break 😁

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby tomsinamerica » Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:03 pm

I can confirm that this is really realistic...

My jumps in this game are almost as crap as my real life ones under a kite. That said, I wish i could crash like my character in the game... nice relaxing falling back in the water.


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