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Our Rating: ★★★★½ :: SMOOTH RIDE :: Read Our Full Review >>

You don't have to be a hipster to enjoy this game, but players may develop an affinity for mustaches and tight jeans after playing this retro ode to hipster cycling.

What's New

+ New followers no longer resets when game is turned off
+ Navigation crash bug fixed
+ Bike select visual bug fixed

App Description

Hipster City Cycle is a pixel-art bike race adventure set on the iconic streets of Philadelphia.

“It’s a love letter to Philadelphia written on the stationery of retro gaming.”
-Nicole Klein, Gaming Target

“Pure awesomesauce.”
-Ken Hurd, BikeRdr

“It's like a Farmville for the barely-employed set!”
-The Awl

“A very cool game that’s reminiscent of NES’ Paperboy with a nice mix of mustaches and skinny jeans...”
-Joe Stice, Heavy.com

NEVER PUT YOUR FOOT DOWN

Your mission is to liberate hipster Binky McKee from the shackles of employment, and help him achieve his humble dream of becoming a penniless cycling legend. Customize your fixie, and take to the streets as you daringly weave through downtown traffic, challenge rival cyclists, chow down on a few cheesesteaks, and track stand your way to city-wide fame.

Nearly two years in the making, Hipster City Cycle is a labor of love featuring four unique hand pixel’d neighborhoods and an original chiptune soundtrack by Patrick Todd and Joey Mariano of Cheap Dinosaurs.

FEATURES

+ Earn medals across the city for speed, style and skill
+ Unlock 22 unique bikes with interchangeable wheels
+ Compete with friends for top times and scores through Game Center
+ Experience challenging retro style gameplay with intuitive modern controls
+ Party your way through Binky’s entire trust fund
+ Looks beautiful on iPads!

If you’ve ever had a Paperboy flashback while riding in the city, this game was made for you.

FOLLOW US
@hipstercity
facebook.com/hipstercity
Nearly two years in the making, Hipster City Cycle is a labor of love featuring four unique hand pixel’d neighborhoods and an original chiptune soundtrack by Patrick Todd and Joey Mariano of Cheap Dinosaurs.

+ Earn medals across the city for speed, style and skill
+ Unlock 22 unique bikes with interchangeable wheels
+ Compete with friends for top times and scores through Game Center
+ Experience challenging retro style gameplay with intuitive modern controls
+ Party your way through Binky’s entire trust fund
+ Looks beautiful on iPads!

If you’ve ever had a Paperboy flashback while riding in the city, this game was made for you.

FOLLOW US at
Twitter @hipstercity
facebook.com/hipstercity

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

January 29, 2014 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
February 01, 2012 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
June 08, 2011 New version 1.0.3
June 01, 2011 New version 1.0.2
May 19, 2011 Initial Release