Turn Your Smartphone Into A Skateboard With PS4-Exclusive Skapp!

Sony Interactive Entertainment Spain (SIE Spain) and Bound Games are happy to reveal new details about Skapp, a PS4 exclusive title developed as part of the PlayStation Talents initiative. Skapp is a skating game like no other: thanks to a companion app for smartphones, players will be able to turn their devices into skateboards! Flick your smartphone around to perform Ollies, Kickflips, shove-its… imagination is your only limit! Skapp will be released later this year as a PS4™-exclusive digital-only title. The release date will be confirmed soon.

Bound Games has released a new video explaining Skapp’s unique features. Though it may look like Skapp is just a game made for freely roaming through the environment performing all kinds of tricks on a skateboard, it will also feature different modes, including a single-player story mode, narrated through a comic book in which people’s hands rebel against humanity.

The Bound Games team wanted Skapp to be either a tribute to classic skateboarding games such as Skate or the Tony Hawk series but also bring something fresh to the table. “Thanks to a companion app and the gyroscopes and accelerometers on smartphones we are able to recreate on your cell phone every move that can be done on a real skateboard”, explains the team at the Valencia Games Camp of the PlayStation Talents project.

KEY FEATURES
  • Discover a new way of playing thanks to an innovative approach using a companion app designed exclusively for Skapp
  • Use your mobile phone as a skateboard and test your skills combining tricks, manuals and grinds
  • Experience a game tailored for everybody, from skilled creative players to more casual ones
  • Enjoy the single-player story mode as well as other modes to test your abilities.

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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