A nor’easter (or, as we said in Maine: nor’eastah) whipped through New York and into New England Thursday night, dumping snow, snarling travel and closing schools. Some people might have the urge to take up their sled and head for the nearest hill. But if you’re stuck in the office, or prefer staying curled up on the couch on snow days, you can still enjoy the wintry scene via your mobile device.
Try one of these snow-themed game apps to get your fireside winter fix. (Descriptions via iTunes or Google Play, but all exclamation points were removed.)
5 Snow-Themed Game Apps
Stickman Snowboarder (Android/iOS): “Grind, spin, slide, grab, race and jump your way to glory as you tackle a variety of terrain from the ski slopes to the city. Grind on whales, avoid the crush of falling snowballs, launch off giant chilis and escape the cops.” Price: Free or $1.99.
Snow Slopes (Android): “Create the snow slopes that your characters surfs on. Snow Slopes lets you control your snowboarder with the slopes that you draw. Use your touchscreen to create the snow slopes you want in real time. Keep your character alive while collecting coins and power ups to keep the clock running. Perform front and back flips for additional bonus points.” Price: Free or $0.99. Read more