Ratrod Studio and Mike Vallely unveil Mike V: Skateboard Party for iOS

Gatineau, Quebec – Ratrod Studio Inc., an exciting mobile game developer, today announced the release of Mike V: Skateboard Party for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices. Presented in collaboration with skateboard legend Mike Vallely, this exhilarating HD skateboarding experience is the only one of its kind on the mobile marketplace. The wait is over, get ready to master skateboarding tricks, unlock awesome gear, and compete to see who’s the top dog in the skate park and on the streets with Mike V: Skateboard Party, now available on the AppStore for only $1.99. Don’t fret if you don’t have an iPhone, the game is set to launch on Android and Mac OS shortly!

Mike V: Skateboard Party features next generation 3D graphics specially optimized for your mobile hardware to provide you with the best skateboarding experience. Play with your friends using the multi-player mode, complete achievements, gain experience and upgrade your skaters. Customize your outfits, shoes, board, trucks, wheels and bearings. Get set to roll, then challenge skaters from all over the world using Game Center leaderboards.

Play the career mode to complete over 25 achievements while unlocking new items and locations. Gain experience to upgrade your favorite skater’s attributes to perform better and achieve higher scores. Practice and improve your skateboarding skills without any constraints using the free skate mode. Challenge your friends to a skateboard duel using the multiplayer mode, and share and brag about your results on Facebook or Twitter using the built-in social media sharing feature.

Player can also select between 8 characters and customize each of them to their preference. From outfits to shoes, you choose your favorite gear, and with a massive collection of outfits, shoes, boards, trucks, wheels and bearings available including items from iconic brands such as Airwalk, Powell & Peralta, Bones Wheels, Bones Bearings, Tork Trux and Iron Fist Clothing, you won’t be disappointed.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn over 40 unique tricks and hundreds of combinations. Follow the tutorial to get started and progress as you go. Put time in the practice mode and start executing the craziest combos and trick sequences to rack up some impressive high scores, gain loads of experience, and make a name for yourself on the global online leaderboards.

Mike V: Skateboard Party includes a new fully customizable control system allowing you to configure your own button layout. Use the right or left handed control mode, select a control preset or create your own. The game offers an analog stick or accelerometer option to suit your riding style, and you’re free to adjust your truck tightness to change your steering sensitivity to suit your riding style. Players can rock out to the game’s soundtrack which features music by Conditions (Good Fight Music) and Revolution Mother or listen to songs from their own mobile library.

About Mike Vallely:
From skateboard legend to rock star and movie actor, Mike Vallely is known as a pioneer and innovator in the skateboarding world. Discovered by Stacy Peralta (Z-Boys) and Lance Mountain in the 80s, Mike became the first East Coast street skater to emerge on the scene and became an overnight sensation.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 176 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Mike V: Skateboard Party HD 1.01 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

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Mike V: Skateboard Party HD 1.01
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Ratrod Studio Inc. develops video games for mobile devices including iPhone, Android, handheld devices, game consoles and personal computers. They are experienced game industry experts and licensed developers. Ratrod Studio Inc. is headquartered in Gatineau, Quebec. Copyright (C) 2011 Ratrod Studio Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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