“Introducing Carve Snow boarding from Chuhai Labs! Carve is a brand new arcade snowboarding game from the creator of 1080. Customize your runs with plenty of unlockables including, boards, gloves, and even songs, featuring over 60 songs from indie artists. Dominate the mountain in either Time Attack or Freestyle mode and rise in the ranks. Carve Snowbaording coming to Quest this summer!”
Oh the nostalgia runs deep for those of us who grew up playing the classic Nintendo 64 game 1080° Snowboarding till our thumbs cramped. Originally released on April 1st in 1998, 1080° Snowboarding was an immediate smash hit selling 817,529 units and earning $40.9 million in revenues by the end of year. The games original creator, Giles Goddard, is still active in the business and has taken his talents to the realm of VR announcing his new creation Carve Snowboarding will be coming soon to Oculus Quest. No release date announced yet but we’ll be sure to let know you when it drops. Check out the demo below…definitely takes nods from the the late 90s with a dash of 2021:
Here’s the announcement with the dev team:
To celebrate our Carve Snowboarding announcement, we had some champagne this morning!
— Chuhai Labs (@ChuhaiLabs) April 22, 2021