Alto's Odyssey arrives on February 22nd for iOS, tvOS. Watch the trailer today!

Alto's Odyssey arrives on February 22nd for iOS, tvOS. Watch the trailer today!

One of the best games to come out over the past few years was Alto's Adventure, a beautiful and ethereal side-scroller in which you guide Alto -- a young snowboarder -- through an increasingly difficult set of jumps over obstacles, catching llamas along the way... It sounds odd, but it is honestly one of the most playable games I've ever downloaded. Developer Ryan Cash let us know today that the long-awaited sequel to Alto's Adventure -- Alto's Odyssey -- will be available on Thursday, February 22nd, 2018. 

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Alto's Odyssey delayed a bit: "It takes longer to build things right"

Alto's Odyssey delayed a bit: "It takes longer to build things right"

With that quote from none other than "Hair Force One" -- Apple VP Craig Federighi -- Ryan Cash of Built By Snowman let us know that Alto's Odyssey, the long-awaited sequel to the hit game Alto's Adventure, is delayed by a little bit so that the development team can make the game perfect.

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Alto's Adventure 66% off for a limited time

Alto's Adventure 66% off for a limited time

I'm not much of a fan of side-scrollers, so when I found myself playing the ethereal, beautiful and exciting Alto's Adventure for hours on end, I knew I had found something special. The premise of the game is simple; you guide a character on his snowboard to round up llamas, do increasingly more complex stunts, jump over crevasses, and try to keep from wiping out. Between the fun gameplay, the ever-changing weather in the game, the beautiful sunset and night scenes, and the atmospheric soundtrack, Alto's Adventure is a joy to play. If you haven't yet purchased it, Alto's Adventure is now on sale for just $0.99, down from $2.99

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Clear my weekend; Alto's Adventure comes to Apple TV

Clear my weekend; Alto's Adventure comes to Apple TV

In case you haven't noticed, I haven't exactly been jumping at the opportunity to spend even more of my hard-earned cash on one of the new 4th-generation Apple TVs. I just don't watch that much TV. But one announcement is making my resolve quickly fade away -- Alto's Adventure ($2.99) is now available on the big screen. 

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Alto's Adventure 1.1 offers a slew of new goodies

Alto's Adventure 1.1 offers a slew of new goodies

Alto's Adventure from Snowman has you snowboarding through beautiful terrain to capture wayward llamas. We reviewed the game back in February, and now version 1.1 brings cool new goodies and squashes some bugs along the way. 

New goodies! 

If you've played Alto you've certainly slammed into the snow or plummeted to your death. A new helmet and pickaxe will save you from crashes and chasms, respectively. They're single-use items and you can purchase them with in-game virtual currency (there are NO in-app purchase in Alto's Adventure).

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