Snowboarding game Alto’s Adventure showed us the artful side of the endless runner. Follow-up Alto’s Odyssey, due out this winter on iOS and Android, takes the same serene action to the desert sands and skies. Check out a live demo of the game from yesterday’s Gameslice E3 stream.
Years of iteration and mainstream popularity have taken their toll on the endless runner genre, rendering it tired and worn despite its young age. Endless snowboarder Alto’s Adventure defies that notion, stripping away layers of gaudy mobile paint to rediscover the genre’s elegant core.