Cracking Sands unleashed on the App Store

Leading developer and independent publisher Polarbit announced today the immediate release of Cracking Sands on the App Store.

Beating out such classics as Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja and Civilization to the top spot of the charts on its Windows Phone release, Cracking Sands represents Polarbits most ambitious release to date.

Cracking Sands combines the adrenaline pumping action of a shooter with the thrills of a racing game. Created by the team behind mobile kart racing classics such as the Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart-series and Konami Krazy Racing, Cracking Sands represents the next step in the evolution of the genre.

Cracking Sands allows players to create their own unique characters, with hundreds of thousands possible combination, and choose from 20 different vehicles that can be upgraded and customized with everything from mines and machine guns to exotic gadgets like the Vampire Gun or Cloaking Device.

28 tracks and six game modes, including online multiplayer and shareable ghost races, round out a package sure to please even the most discerning of gamers. Cracking Sands is available now on the App Store, and will be released on Google Play within the coming few days.

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New Cracking Sands clip

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Cracking Sands soon on Windows Phone

In a world ravaged by global warfare, small pockets of survivors scratch out a meagre existence, living off the remains of a shattered civilization. Society has been reduced to a tribal state, where rank and social standing is based on one thing and one thing only: death races!Cracking Sands is an action-packed racer featuring a band of merry lunatics driving small vehicles fitted with big guns. Your trigger finger will be tested just as much as yourstraight racing skills. Like the saying goes: if you can’t go around something (or someone), you go through them instead.

Mix and match pieces to create your own custom character and kart, then equip it with all the machine guns, missiles, mines and exotic implements of doom it can carry. Unlock new parts to tweak your character and kart even further.

Cracking Sands features multiple single player game modes as well as online multiplayer, allowing you to square off against both the vicious AI and other racers from all over the world.

  • Earn cash for upgrades and weapons in the extensive Campaign Mode
  • Build your own crazy character and face off against your friends through Xbox LIVE
  • Compete in four varied race types: Race, Head of the Pack, Elimination and Time Trial
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