App description: 'Gears is a beautiful, challenging, and epic ball-rolling game. This iPhone genre will never be the same.' - Slidetoplay

Gears - The Apple Game of the Week that was the #1 iPad game in 6 countries!

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Kotaku's Gaming App of the Day

TUAW's Daily iOS App

Touch Arcade 'Gears is Gorgeous'

Slidetoplay 4/4 'Gears is a beautiful, challenging, and epic ball-rolling game. This iPhone genre will never be the same.'

The Appera 9/10 'Best Ball Rolling Game on the App store'

PocketGamer - 'Gears looks absolutely jaw-dropping'

iPhone Quality Index Score: 9.1

PocketfullofApps.com 'Best Game on iOS so far this year' 5/5

TouchGen 4/5 - 'If you want a true challenge you cant go wrong with Gears.'

Modojo - 'Both gorgeous and incredibly thrilling, it's without question one of the App Store's best.'

Nominated for 3 Unity Develop awards
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Explore the fanciful world of Gears! A gorgeous 3D physics-based ball rolling platformer that redefines the genre, Gears immerses you into adventure with 3 beautifully detailed worlds of 27 unique and challenging levels. Gears will have you on the edge of your seat for hours of gameplay... this is like no game youve ever played bebrbfore.

Enhanced for the latest iOS devices with beautiful high-resolution graphics, Gears also supports retina display and Apple GameCenter integration.

Gears features easy gameplay with challenging levels. You control your ball to pick up as many power-points as possible with either a swipe of the finger or through tilting your device. Four difficulty settings will let you perfect your game while trying to beat the best of the best on GameCenters Leaderboards.

Quick Tip: For easier play, turn the game timer off in settings!

Features:

3 UNIQUE WORLDS

The Brass Menagerie: A steampunk-themed world that will let you get up to speed at your own pace.

Rivers of Magma: Make your way through the depths of a volcano as you try and collect as many points as possible.

The Cavern of Omens: Discover the many different pathways you can take in a underground cave with lakes, waterfalls, mazes and traps.

27 FULL LENGTH LEVELS
Each level is unique and custom designed to delight and challenge you, providing anywhere from 45 seconds to 10 minutes of gameplay per level. You can play with either a time limit to complete each level for more points, or un-timed and at your own pace if youre just getting started.

HIGH REPLAY VALUE
The world of Gears is large and with many twists and turns. You can take the straight route to the end of the level quickly, or you can explore all the many different branches and paths. Either way youre bound to always find something new and fun.

ONE FINGER SWIPE OR ACCELEROMETER TILT CONTROL
Have pinpoint control of your ball by swiping anywhere on the screen or enable tilt control for a fun challenge. The choice is yours.

ENHANCED GRAPHICS FOR iPad (3rd Gen), iPhone 4S and iPhone 5
Gears has been enhanced with high resolution graphics that really show you how your new iOS devices can shine.

RETINA DISPLAY FOR 4th AND 5th GENERATION DEVICES
Crisp, clean and beautiful graphics for Retina display enabled devices.

Apple GameCenter INTEGRATION
Try and get the highest score on the planet with GameCenter leaderboard integration.

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04-27-2011, 11:04 PM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Everywhere and Nowhere
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Awwww. Crashes on startup.

MADE THE FRONT PAGE ON TA!
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Originally Posted by melvin2898 View Post
True Words Spoken By The Great Crex.
04-27-2011, 11:06 PM
well I just think its obviously different because its a 3d game where you are rolling over Gears. I love DN and DN2 so for anyone to even compare the two is a pretty awesome compliment.

04-27-2011, 11:07 PM
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Originally Posted by AmazingRuss View Post
The controls, the beautiful environment, and the fiendishly designed levels are what distinguish it. It is a joy to play. It's like eating a mouthful of skittles in the new Corvette you just got for your birthday, while your favorite band plays your favorite song as the hottest girl your know of walks out of her house and gets into your Corvette with you, and smiles adoringly at you as you drive off.

If you miss this experience, you will regret it for the rest of your life.
Dude, you just sold me with this.

Current obsessions: Bug Princess 2: Black Label, Neuroshima Hex, Pinball Arcade, Final Fantasy Tactics, MacGuffin's Curse, 1112, Dangerous, 100 Trials, Ascension, The Quest
Anticipating: Spirit Hunter Mineko, Rogue Touch EX, Fargoal 2, Cursed Realms
04-27-2011, 11:12 PM
Looks like this will be the ball-rolling iOS game. I had to pick it up at the launch price tonight, but I won't have time to play until tomorrow. I'm glad there are iPad 2 optimized graphics btw.

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64GB black iPhone 5 - 32GB black 3rd-gen iPad
04-27-2011, 11:18 PM
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: Singapore
Posts: 847
Would it be possible to have tilt sensitivity on the next update ? I find the tilt controls not responsive enough .

Please support these indie developers for putting in so much effort and making what is known as a hidden gem .

ChaoticBox - Silverfish Cat in a Box Games - Red Conquest!
04-27-2011, 11:19 PM
Bought

Current platforms: Mac, PS3, iPod 4th Gen, and iPad 3rd Gen
04-27-2011, 11:19 PM
I couldn't not try Gears tonight, even if just for a minute (two levels) . Really nice-looking graphics and style plus smart-designed levels and physics. So far, so great. Nice job!

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64GB black iPhone 5 - 32GB black 3rd-gen iPad
04-27-2011, 11:21 PM
just noticed it runs pretty smooth on the 3GS at the 'High' setting.
but don't try that at home. Are the 2nd gen users running into issues - or?
It was really meant to be 3rd gen and up.
04-27-2011, 11:25 PM
The game runs perfectly smoothly and looks great with medium graphics, but the frame-rate becomes low with high settings on my iPhone 4.

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64GB black iPhone 5 - 32GB black 3rd-gen iPad
04-27-2011, 11:27 PM
Playing this on an iPad and the game is absolutely stunning. I am also amazed with how perfect the swipe controls are.

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