Lonely Mountains: Downhill
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Arcade elegance meshes perfectly with a glorious wilderness
One of the best video games to ever be based around cycling, with the stylised visuals and pitch perfect controls creating an impressively immersive experience.
Somehow simultaneously soothing and thrilling, this excellent arcade-style experience captures the joys of biking, nature, and competing against yourself
Lonely Mountains: Downhill is a new, minimalist kind of extreme sports experience. Whether you're popping on for a quick run or spending longer riding across numerous mountains, Lonely Mountains provides a challenging but ultimately relaxing experience.
Lonely Mountains: Downhill feels very much at home on the Switch, and as such comes with our full endorsement, even if you haven't already experienced it on another format.
Lonely Mountains: Downhill is a fun mountain biking game that falls short of the mark due to a general lack of content and poor progression.
Hurling yourself down a mountain on a bike has rarely been as much fun as in this sports game, which pairs serene scenery with thrilling challenge
Let Lonely Mountains: Downhill take you away, and you’ll be deeply satisfied with the trip.
A serene and pretty aesthetic sits atop a brutal but satisfying arcade downhill bike game which wears its retro stylings and simplicity with pride. A fine game for all and not just for MAMILS!
This is a very different kind of two-wheeled platforming to the recent Trials Rising, but it scratches the same kind of itch – arguably more effectively, too.