Alto’s Adventure

Pocket game review: Alto’s Adventure.

“Endless runner” game meets fine art. The gameplay is simple: snowboard down a mountain. On the way, capture runaway llamas, grind rooftops, leap over chasms, and outwit mountain elders all by pressing “jump.” That’s about it.

Alto’s Adventure has gorgeous graphics and great music and is easy to learn but difficult to master. This has been my favourite game to play over Christmas. Health warning: very addictive.

The free version is complete. Pay $5 to remove the annoyance of ads, which is a bit steep and why I can’t give it a full five marks.