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App description: "Guardian Sword from Picsoft doesnt look like much at a glance, but under the surface lies a deep and strategic experience worth checking out." - Touch Arcade

"While the approach to strategy with matching gems is enough to keep me coming back (the boss fights are intense!), theres also RPG elements to top everything off. - App Store Arcade

"Ive always made the assertion that theres room for one more match 3 hybrid on my device as long as the game keeps me entertained. Guardian Sword has done so much more than that so far it has become an addiction." - TouchMyApps

"The vast amount of depth in their combat system really must be experienced to be believed, and although I sometimes nearly began to believe otherwise I really could defeat anything with the right abilities, tiles, and strategic play." - iFanzine

From the creators of Tiny Defense comes Guardian Sword - a strategy puzzle RPG with unique gameplay and classic RPG charm.

Set off on an epic journey with Guts - a fearless swordsman who seeks an ultimate legendary weapon that gives the owner infinite power. But his road is not a bed of roses when it is the Guardian Sword that everyone can kill for

The cause of The Last War has started!!

Guardian Sword is a strategy puzzle RPG, full of classic RPG charm that you rarely see in the genre these days.

Guardian Sword Highlight is the unique gameplay that allows the players to customize the puzzles by themselves. You can choose from 40 Tiles with different abilities which means you can devise your own strategy in various ways and limitless.

If you are looking for a game that is all new and if you would like a simple yet very strategizing gameplay, you are looking for Guardian Sword.


Choose a set of Puzzles from 40 Tiles with unique abilities

Enhance with more than 20 Special Skills and Ultimate Attacks

Fight alongside your Teammates together with their specific skills

Meet over 120 different enemies and defeat strong Bosses!

Level up your character and upgrade as you wish

Stores to buy Weapons, Armors and Items

Large world map for you to travel over 90 maps

Impressive story, from an ordinary man to a hero How the story goes? Only the ones who play to the end of the legend know!!


Game Center Leaderboard and Achievements

Universal app: play on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

iCloud support for you to share your progress across devices

Official walkthrough and strategy guide

Recommended Hardware - iPhone 4S, iPod touch 5th gen, iPad 2/mini or better

Get in Touch
Follow us! : twitter.com/picsoft
Join our fan page : facebook.com/picsoft
Our Website : www.picsoftstudios.com/guardiansword
Support : support@picsoftstudios.com
Youtube : https://youtu.be/IlmO6r_zYo0
07-19-2015, 06:19 AM
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 1,783
It's out. Yes, so much fun

07-19-2015, 06:50 AM
Joined: Jun 2011
Location: Fate/Grand Order Singularity
Posts: 5,776
That's interesting.. The release is free and will go paid later? That's uncommon. I'll give it go!

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07-19-2015, 07:17 AM
It plays similar to that game WOPR. Pretty cool

07-19-2015, 07:46 AM
[] Guardian Sword (by Picsoft Studio)


Last edited by Echoseven; 07-19-2015 at 07:14 PM.
07-19-2015, 07:48 AM
Hi guys,

Guardian Sword is now on the App Store.

For first release, we will change the price from $2.99 to free for a few days (after that period, we will change back to regular price at $2.99). If you want to give it a try, you can download at the link above.
Please dont forget to leave us a review.

07-19-2015, 07:57 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 6,491
YES! Here is is! Been waiting for that game. So happy to see that... and even for free - thank you! Downloading now!

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.
07-19-2015, 10:30 AM
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 1,054
Wow this game is so much fun! I love the whole UI and how the spell system works. I haven't gotten far enough to get a pet or different armor/weapons so I'll give some impressions after I play it more.

If you like match three style games I would definitely try this out.
07-19-2015, 10:32 AM
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 1,783
Super fun game. A gem that is without those nasty energy system
07-19-2015, 10:43 AM
I only played a few minutes, but getting frustrated. Sometimes defending seems to work, sometimes it does nothing. And I'll often be against a flying enemy with almost the entire board red, leaving me with nothing to do but form an attack I know will be ineffective.

I also end up with a lot of mana pieces when my mana is full. This is leading to a lot of wasted moves and a lot of deaths.

I think the board feels too small. Does it ever get bigger to allow more options? I'm thinking Hero Emblems...

Also, I miss healing from Hero Emblems. Mana seems like a waste most of the time?