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App description: Get ready to flex your mental muscles and be wowed in After The End: Forsaken Destiny.

Solve stunning 3d puzzles of ever-increasing difficulty; discover a breathtaking, ancient world ready to be unearthed; and finally, unravel the mystery behind a father-son duo journey - on parallel paths, separated by time.

Begin the Journey and find what comes After The End!

Solve Dynamic Puzzles
Master a variety of complex puzzles that surround you! Turn hidden levers and press secret switches to create new pathways.

Explore Ancient Lands
Manipulate a world, waiting to be discovered. Find new possibilities with the swipe of a finger and help guide each character through ever-evolving landscapes.

Discover Timeworn Marvels
Traverse across sun-swept landscapes and explore massive ruins, dark temples and more!

Collect Relics of the Past
Gather ancient stone fragments scattered along your journey to rebuild statues honoring your ancestors.

Embark on a Mysterious Journey
Experience the parallel journeys of a father and son, separate but intertwined. See whether they will ever be reconnected in the end.

Be on the lookout for new content coming soon!

For optimal gaming experience, we recommended the following:

Devices
iPhone 6 or later, iPad Air2 or later, iPad mini 4 or later, 6th Generation iPod touch or later.

Operating System:
iOS 9.4 or later

Game requires a Wifi connection to download

BigDich's comments:

03-02-2017, 04:44 AM
#2
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 8,860
Bought, bought and bought. This looks incredible!

Everyone's favorite chamber of death, doom and decomposition.

03-02-2017, 05:29 AM
#3
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 8,860
First impressions are superb. Not gonna get into too much detail right now since I haven't even finished the first section, but the production values are sky high, you're instantly invested in the character and the control scheme is exactly what the doctor ordered: No tap to move stuff.

EDIT: Finished off the first section and yep, fully invested now. Obviously if you're into Monument Valley (and games of its ilk) just don't bother reading further. You'll love this.

This is basically what I've wanted from games such as Adventures of Poco Eco, etc. that I personally felt hadn't reached their full potential. There's exploratory bits, collecting collectibles (heh), mini games, QTEs...it's just love at first sight. Oh, and obviously you'll get Journey vibes as well as some awesome character designs that are very reminiscent of Brutal Legend. Highly, HIGHLY recommended and this is based off a single level. Can't wait to play more.

Oh, last thing: Be warned, running this with graphics at full detail will eat up your battery.

Everyone's favorite chamber of death, doom and decomposition.

Last edited by metalcasket; 03-02-2017 at 12:06 PM.
03-02-2017, 06:14 AM
#4
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 449
Well crap, I guess escapists will have to wait! This looks amazing! Obvious influences from Journey from what I can see, but that is in no way a bad thing! Wow this came from nowhere!
03-02-2017, 06:16 AM
#5
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 8,860
Quote:
Originally Posted by skylined87 View Post
Well crap, I guess escapists will have to wait! This looks amazing! Obvious influences from Journey from what I can see, but that is in no way a bad thing! Wow this came from nowhere!
Hah, take a took at my edit above.

Everyone's favorite chamber of death, doom and decomposition.
03-02-2017, 06:57 AM
#6
Joined: Nov 2015
Posts: 792
This and Pan-Pan look great and fairly similar in the puzzle adventure game.

Which one is better I wonder?

(Judging by trailers alone, I may give the edge to this)
03-02-2017, 07:24 AM
#7
Quote:
Originally Posted by metalcasket View Post
First impressions are superb. Not gonna get into too much detail right now since I haven't even finished the first section, but the production values are sky high, you're instantly invested in the character and the control scheme is exactly what the doctor ordered: No tap to move stuff.

EDIT: Finished off the first section and yep, fully invested now. Obviously if you're into Monument Valley (and games of its ilk) just don't bother reading further. You'll love this.

This is basically what I've wanted from games such as Adventures of Pocco Ecco, etc. that I personally felt hadn't reached their full potential. There's exploratory bits, collecting collectibles (heh), mini games, QTEs...it's just love at first sight. Oh, and obviously you'll get Journey vibes as well as some awesome character designs that are very reminiscent of Brutal Legend. Highly, HIGHLY recommended and this is based off a single level. Can't wait to play more.

Oh, last thing: Be warned, running this with graphics at full detail will eat up your battery.
Thanks for the early imps as always! Definitely looks worth grabbing.
03-02-2017, 08:02 AM
#8
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 262
Quote:
Originally Posted by metalcasket View Post
First impressions are superb. Not gonna get into too much detail right now since I haven't even finished the first section, but the production values are sky high, you're instantly invested in the character and the control scheme is exactly what the doctor ordered: No tap to move stuff.

EDIT: Finished off the first section and yep, fully invested now. Obviously if you're into Monument Valley (and games of its ilk) just don't bother reading further. You'll love this.

This is basically what I've wanted from games such as Adventures of Pocco Ecco, etc. that I personally felt hadn't reached their full potential. There's exploratory bits, collecting collectibles (heh), mini games, QTEs...it's just love at first sight. Oh, and obviously you'll get Journey vibes as well as some awesome character designs that are very reminiscent of Brutal Legend. Highly, HIGHLY recommended and this is based off a single level. Can't wait to play more.

Oh, last thing: Be warned, running this with graphics at full detail will eat up your battery.
Thanks for the impressions, I'm downloading now; it looks like the best (and only) release of this week for my tastes

Edit:
I'm not a great-looking-graphics chaser by any means, but I fail to see those beautiful graphics from the screenshots. The difference between low and high graphics on iPad Air first gen is almost unnoticeable IMO. It looks to me that this game isn't adjusted for iPad at all, it feels like playing an iPhone game only, on iPad
I'm not complaining just for the sake of it, but graphics are a big turn off for me, since I've expected the quality seen in screenshots. I have no doubts that this is a great solving puzzle game, and this should overcome the poor (again, IMO) graphics on iPad, but right now, as stupid as it may sound, my desire of playing it got to zero. I'm curious to see what others have to say about it, maybe I'm just nuts

Last edited by Derprozess; 03-02-2017 at 09:22 AM.
03-02-2017, 08:14 AM
#9
Joined: Mar 2014
Location: Reno, NV
Posts: 790
I watched the video, read what metalcasket said, bought the game. Nuff said.
03-02-2017, 09:34 AM
#10
Hooooly moly. This is fantabulous. Terrific. Astounding. Gobsmacking. Absolutely enchanting and beautiful.
I've completed the first five 'episodes', and this hasn't had a single dull moment. The graphics are astounding, full 3d camera movement gives it an even more dynamic feel than games like Monument Valley, Poco Eco, etc... no weird textures ala The Room, everything just looks and feels so very organic.

The level design has managed to be very interesting so far. Unlike some other games that this may resemble, you actually feel like you are being involved in the level and working out ways to get places, rather than pushing buttons and taking obvious paths. You really feel like you're working your way through some big, intricate temple full of strange mechanisms. There's basically no reuse of set pieces - every level has something which makes you go 'Wow. Now THAT is awesome.'
It's amazing how this manages to SUCCESSFULLY be both art and game, and fully satisfy in both of those departments. The way the levels develop is both engaging in gameplay and wonderful to behold - this is without a doubt one of my favourite releases in a LONG, long, time, possibly even my favourite iOS game period. It sounds a little crazy that I say this with only 45 minutes of gameplay under my belt, but once you've played through the first few levels you'll see what I mean. Everything about this is quality through and through.

Don't think twice about this one. Don't think, 'I've already tried some disappointing artsy puzzle games', because I can personally assure you that you will have a great time with this one

This has turned into a bit of a long comment, but recently I've been quite disenchanted with a lot of releases, craving for something that really feels both like a unique experience and a fun game - this delivers, and I just felt the need to put down some of my thoughts into text.

tl;dr: Buy this game. Have no regrets.