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App description: The Swords is an action game of ancient martial arts. It tells the story of a sword master's life and his deep immersion in the art of swords. Amidst the ink wash painting is the light and shade of swords, which embodies the fighting and pursuit of a sword master.



- IGF China - Best Mobile Game
- Indie Stream Award - Jury's Special Awards
- GMGC 2016 Indie Pitch Arena - Winner
- Game on Weekend - Best Game



"Fast-paced but doesnt feel frantic"
- The New York Times

"A one-of-a-kind game that really captures the feel of wuxia"
- CNET

"A short game with a simple title that hides a wealth of beauty."
- PopMatters

"An enjoyable slice-and-dicer"
- Pocket Gamer, with Silver Award and Game of the Week

"If you are looking for innovative gameplay and love swordplay, then this is a game that you must check out."
- AppAdvice



FEATURES
- Martial arts game with the beauty of movements
- Unique gameplay mechanic
- Artistic expressions consisted of ink wash paintings and calligraphy
- Magnificent combat game scores
- A complete game without in-app purchases or advertisements



Trailer - youtu.be/VXT2F9C-aXo
Official website - sunheadgames.com/swords

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Boardumb's comments:


02-17-2016, 09:57 PM
#2
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 426
This week is turning into an AWESOME week for iOS games! Waiting for imps on this one, but this looks pretty cool!

02-17-2016, 11:13 PM
#3
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 8,786
Instant classic. Ingenious gameplay. Music to die for. Flawless implementation.

Much like "A Ride...", I can already tell this well never leave my phone and/or any devices I own.

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"
02-18-2016, 03:38 AM
#4
Joined: Feb 2015
Location: Germany
Posts: 1,453
Wow! That's an instabuy!
It belongs next to "A Ride..." on my iPad!
A new classic & what a great Developer!
02-18-2016, 04:26 AM
#5
Is this level based or endless??
02-18-2016, 04:30 AM
#6
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 8,786
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheGreatEscaper View Post
Is this level based or endless??
Levels.

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"
02-18-2016, 06:59 AM
#7
Quote:
Originally Posted by metalcasket View Post
Levels.
It's a buy thennnnn
02-18-2016, 07:07 AM
#8
Gameplay Impression:
02-18-2016, 09:49 AM
#9
Does anyone know the minimum device specs for this one?
02-18-2016, 10:01 AM
#10
The description, screens and even the trailer don't exactly clarify the nature of this game. Thanks, yasasnermana, for posting gameplay vid which helps clarify this is Friut Ninja with paint brushes: a twitchy, slash the lines before they hit the edge of the screen kinda game. What would be cool is if the screen interaction drove character melee animations depicting the battle.