Outspark, that purveyor of many a micro-transaction based online gaming, announces the commercial launch
of Project Powder
. The free-to-play/pay-for-premium ("freemium" is the newfangled term, I believe, if you have a very controlled gag reflex) features four playable characters, fourteen tracks, three game modes -- Race Mode, Battle Mode, and Coin Mode -- in-game cash awards for hotter gear and hotter boards, as well as the ability to "create your own unique style" with tricks culled from the trick tree.
These pics are blown up from much smaller images on the Outspark website; sorry about the pixelation, but it's the best I could scrape from their site. Looks all kinds of unexciting to me, but maybe your tastes dictate otherwise:
Hit the Slopes with New Pro Shop Items! Outspark Announces the Commercial Launch of Project Powder
Sign up now for a free account and tear up the Chachapoyas slopes with stylish new gear!!
San Francisco, Calif. – May 11, 2009 Outspark, a leading North American virtual playground combining free to play games with personalized social experiences, today announced the commercial debut of its hit online snowboard racing game Project Powder. Featuring a new Pro Shop with stylish outfits for each of the game’s customizable characters, the commercial release also includes a brand new, never before seen map. Snowboarding fans and gamers of all ages and experience levels can visit www.playprojectpowder.com now to begin enjoying the snow!
Featuring more than a dozen thrilling trails with some of the most pristine spring snow in the galaxy, Project Powder offers players access to a snowboarder's paradise where they can, create a character, race against friends and pull off larger-than-life tricks.
To celebrate the launch of the new in-game store, Project Powder is holding a Pro Shop raffle. It is the perfect time to gear up and grab the newest outfits in the brand new Pro Shop. Buy the Expedition Outfit, Hummingbling or any other premium in-game item for entry in the contest – one lucky player will win a gaming keyboard and mouse and several others winners will receive in-game currency to spend on their favorite Project Powder gear. Look good, play great and win cool stuff. For complete details, visit www.playprojectpowder.com.
Project Powder Features:
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- Four playable characters
- 14 intense tracks including the brand new Chachapoyas Part 3
- Three exciting game modes: Race Mode, Battle Mode & Coin Mode
- Beat other boarders and complete courses to level up, earn cash and buy new gear and snowboards
- Create your own unique style as you learn new tricks through the innovative trick tree