Zamboni Challenge updated for iOS 13, new iPhone, iPad models

October 17, 2019 in Games (E)

[prMac.com] Farmers Branch, Texas - Magnin & Associates has updated its popular Zamboni Challenge game. Zamboni Challenge lets you see what it's like to drive the Zamboni(R) ice resurfacer. Lean and turn your iPhone in landscape to speed up, slow down, and steer. Drive carefully to clean the ice as efficiently as possible. Get as close to the boards as you can without hitting them. Don't lift the cleaner prematurely and leave snow piles. Don't over water the ice by driving over the same areas too many times.

Start out on an early morning practice rink and work your way up through five arenas with increasing difficulty. The final challenge is cleaning the ice between periods of a professional hockey game with another Zamboni machine running in tandem.

The game was produced by Ed Magnin, who also was lead programmer, with graphics by Joe Eisma, and sound effects by Rich Douglas. The music was created and performed by The Zambonis.

According to Ed Magnin, "Almost everyone that ever set foot in an ice rink wished they could drive the Zamboni(R) ice resurfacer. Here's your chance!" Other versions are available for Android, Apple TV, Windows PC and Xbox. The iOS version contains some additional features, including an hourly reminder feature for the Apple Watch.

Device Requirements (iOS):
* Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 9.1 or later
* 55 MB
* Rated 4+

Pricing and Availability:
Zamboni Challenge is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. An Apple TV version is available from the Apple TV AppStore either separately or for free to purchasers of the iOS version. An Android version is available worldwide from both Google Play and Amazon AppStore. A Widows PC and Xbox version is available from the Windows Store.

Ed Magnin has been actively involved in the game industry since 1979. Earlier in his career he worked for some of the top game developers of their day - MicroProse, Cinemaware, Virgin Games, and Park Place Productions. In 1993, he founded Magnin & Associates and has focused on handheld games ever since. They have created over 30 games for iOS (with over a million App Store downloads). Most are also available for Android, Apple TV, Windows 10 PC and Xbox. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2019 Magnin & Associates. 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. ZAMBONI has been registered by Frank J. Zamboni & Co., Inc. as a trademark around the world. Used by license. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

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