Extreme sports run the gamut from skiing and snowboarding to skateboarding and BMX racing, but they all have one thing in common – a fantastic adrenaline rush.
If you love extreme sports but don’t want to leave the comfort of your couch, check out this list of fun, fast paced games that will have your heart racing and your palms sweating in no time.
Downhill Xtreme (Free) – This is the first racing game in the App Store featuring longboard racing. These fast and furious skateboard races take place in an array of exotic locations and pit you against both challengers and the clock in an adrenaline-fueled race to the finish line. You’ll speed through tracks that are filled with volatile twists and turns, making your way from amateur racer to professional longboarder as you conquer each race, collecting cash and prizes along the way.
FMX Riders ($2.99) – FMX Riders is an arcade freestyle motocross racer game that works with intuitive swipe gestures and tilt motion controls. Simply swipe across your rider while you’re in the air after a jump to execute dangerous flips and spins. In this game, you’ll compete in the World Circuit Career Mode with more than nine tours and 40 events. You can also compete against your friends and fight your way to the top of the leaderboards in this Retina-ready game.
iStunt 2 HD – Insane Hills (Free) – This is the most extreme snowboarding game available in the App Store, filled with dangerous ski slopes sporting deadly buzz saws, gravity shifts, and insane speed boosts. In this game, you’ll grind your way to victory by avoiding obstacles and keeping your balance as you shoot down hill after hill. iStunt 2 features impressive Retina graphics and realistic ragdoll physics for plenty of snowboarding fun.
2XL Supercross HD ($4.99) – 2XL’s Supercross HD has incredible realistic Retina graphics that may just fool you into thinking you’re at an actual Supercross race. You can play against up to four friends and with a composite AV cable, you can play on an external display as well. In this game, you’ll work on discovering secret jump combinations on each track in order to best the competition as you blitz through doubles, triples, and treacherous whoops on custom designed tracks.
Extreme Skater ($0.99) – Extreme Skater is action packed and filled with thrills, spills, and tough hills. You’ll navigate tons of giant leaps in this Retina-enabled skating game, and shred through hills, forests, and more to collect fallen meteor fragments. You can do jumps, flips, turns, and grinds, and the more tricks you land, the more powerful you eventually become. Extreme Skater’s tilt controls are polished and easy to use, so you’ll have tons of fun skating like a madman in this extreme game.