APP OF THE DAY: The Snowman and the Snowdog (iPhone / iPod / iPad)
On-the-go Christmas fun lands on the iPhone, iPod and iPad today in the shape of The Snowman and the Snowdog app.
A free app companion to the animated sequel to the classic Christmas flick, you’ll be flying through the air over a snow-kissed English countryside, onto London landmarks and then up to the North pole before heading home again in time for tea.
Part on-rails shooter, part hidden object game, you’ll tap away at snowflakes to keep your snowman floating through the sky, swiping up to speed forward and down to apply the brakes.
A gentle and relaxing game, its offering an accessible game for kids but one with enough challenge to make even nostalgic adults want to have a second or third go in a row.
It’s surprisingly good for a free TV tie in, but with ex-Rare and Free Radical developers behind the app, it’s got a strong gaming pedigree behind it.
Pick up the free app by clicking here.