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App description: Supported Devices : iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPod Touch 5, iPod Touch 4, iPad Mini, iPad 4, iPad 3, and iPad 2.

** we are currently working on v2.0 which will feature new HD graphics, new content, and critical changes to story and gameplay. Supported devices will change with v2.0.

(4.5/5)"There's not many Action/Adventure titles on iOS that have completely won me over, but Mauv is definitely one of them... This is one Adventure title that I have no problem whole heartedly recommending." - The App Shack

(4.5/5)"Mauv is an exciting 3D game that you should definitely look into. Its features, graphics, and content all combine to create a solid all around game." - The iPhone App Review

Push the limits of your imagination as you journey through a fantastic alien world.

Explore unique landscapes, gather powerful tools, and battle fierce enemies unlike anything you have encountered before.

Conquer exciting challenges and earn valuable rewards as you pursue your relentless quest to become a warrior.

Mauv is a fascinating sci-fi adventure game that will provide you with many hours of fun, challenging, and totally addictive gameplay.


Massive 3D world composed of 29 levels.
3rd person and Side Scroller action.
Real time combat with 14 different types of enemies.
Puzzle like combat with 3 boss enemies.
Interact with 14 types of allies and 14 story characters.
Trade with Collectors, Trappers, and Trainers.
Complete the Riding challenge.
Advance your characters level.
Collect 12 Tools to help you in your journey.
Learn 6 Powerful Abilities .
Collect ammo, trophies, hides, and more.
Jump, climb, glide, roll, flip, attack and defend.
Solve puzzles and overcome various obstacles.
Story driven game play progression.
Fame system will influence some allies.
Several short but entertaining cutscenes.
Original Soundtrack.

*Shadows, anisotropic textures, and antialiasing not supported on iPhone4 / iPod Touch 4.

Sanuku's comments:

01-10-2013, 09:02 PM
Originally Posted by bramblett05 View Post
Guess no iPod touch 4 support?
Unfortunately no. We are sorry about that

01-10-2013, 09:19 PM
Before someone ask about it:

Yes the Game does have that Swordigo Vibe, probably the reason why I couldn`t stop playing it.
01-11-2013, 07:07 PM
Update coming soon!

Mauv 1.1 is almost here! We've added some nice features and made some great improvements.
- Area maps have been added, you can access them by tapping on the region map in the menu.
- A second pin has been added to the compass that always points north.
- An issue that would cause the player to freeze momentarily during a fumbled climb has been resolved.
- The player should now always look in the direction he is firing.
01-11-2013, 07:15 PM
Holy CRAP. I just noticed it doesn't support iPhone 4! My device is AGING...


I give up.
01-11-2013, 08:10 PM
The audio compression causes older devices such as iPod Touch 4 to run at an unstable frame rate. This is very problematic in a game the scale of Mauv as it could corrupt the story data and in turn your save games.

I'm looking into this issue.
01-11-2013, 08:38 PM
Hey Peter,

I noticed that the iPad 1 isn't listed as either supported or not. I'm guessing it's not?


I give up.
01-12-2013, 09:33 AM
@Drummerboycroy no iPad 1 support, sorry.

New summary for the upcoming Mauv 1.1 update :
Level Maps have been added in the menu under map data
Second needle added to compass that always points north
iPhone 4 / iPod Touch 4 support added
SFX uncompressed resulting in much higher quality of sound
Overall music quality increased
New song added to the Kings Gate region
Certain textures have had their resolution doubled
Bug with fumbling a climb has been resolved
Player should now always face where he is shooting

*iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4 will not support shadows, anisotropic textures, and antialiasing.
01-12-2013, 10:17 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Washington D.C.
Posts: 3,172
Don't know how I missed this game...I'm buying now

"@ColeDaddy - My wallet hates you. That is all."
01-12-2013, 10:48 AM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Salem, Massachusetts, USA
Posts: 10,925
This is one of those games that will not get anywhere near the attention it deserves, mainly because it doesn't come across as fully "polished" (the UI, for example, is a little basic, and the textures are not very detailed, the animation could be better, etc). But make no mistake: Mauv is a true action adventure game, of the kind that are still rare in the App Store. It has an interesting story, an intriguing world, and a gameplay style that both encourages exploration and rewards dexterity and skill. In a way, it combines two games in one: an 2.5d action platformer similar to Swordigo, and a 3D action RPG. To the developer's credit, the combination works pretty seamlessly and provides welcome gameplay variety.

Like almost all action adventure games, Mauv owes a debt to Zelda, especially the early ones that focused more on action than puzzle solving. But Mauv distinguishes itself by taking place in a world that seems to combine fantasy and science fiction (for some reason it reminds me of Ray Bradbury's Mars) and by staying away from the whole rescue-the-princess plot.

I hope that more folks give the game a chance. I'm really enjoying it.