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App description: Amazing adventure and fantastic rewards await players who start now!
Try out Guardian Cross today and get wonderful items to help you on the road to greatness!

Next Generation Fantasy Card Battle RPG

Capture and train over 300 different Guardians as you strive to create the most powerful party in the land. Undertake thrilling quests to unravel the mystery behind why the divine beasts of antiquity have awoken after a millennium of slumber, and battle other players from around the globe in an online Coliseum!

Guardian Cross is a completely free-to-play experience offering in-app purchases.
- Created by talented staff with a history on the FINAL FANTASY series!

The Guardian Cross development team includes top-notch talent from the FINAL FANTASY series, including Hiroyuki Ito, creator of the acclaimed Active Time Battle (ATB) system.

- Original Concept: Hiroyuki Ito (FINAL FANTASY IV, V, VI, VIII IX, XII, FFT, and more)
- Composer: Naoshi Mizuta (FINAL FANTASY XIII-2, FINAL FANTASY XI)
- Character Design: Akira Oguro (FINAL FANTASY IV: The After Years, FINAL FANTASY Dimensions)

Guardian Cross also brings you stunning and original card illustrations from a team of amazing artists! Get ready to enjoy the card battle genre as you never have before!

Guardian Cross
FPS Hunting
Grab your trusty rifle and head out to hunt in stunning locales ranging from volcanoes to tundra and the deep blue sea. Prove yourself as a master hunter by capturing as many Guardians as you can on 60-second hunts with your trusty rifle, and check your prizes alongside their stunning artwork in the Catalogue. And new Guardians and hunting grounds added regularly means you'll never get bored!

Guardian Training
Create your dream team of Guardians by sacrificing weaker creatures to make your favorites unstoppable. Plus, you can use fantastical magic stones to raise your Guardians to new levels of strength!

Online Coliseum
Defeat other players in card-based battles to climb to the top of the Coliseum! Fantastic prizes and powerful, limited-edition Guardians are yours--if you can defeat challenging floor bosses! Do you have what it takes to become champion of all Northern Cross?

Team Up with Friends
Join together with other players to take on fun friend point hunts with challenging goals. If you succeed in completing them, you'll win friend points that can be redeemed for items no tamer can go without!

Vovin's comments:
All invite codes go HERE

All trades go HERE

Oopsie, was just released...
09-13-2012, 05:09 AM
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Singapore
Posts: 513
"The game can be played completely for free through to the very end, while some premium content will also be offered."

Hmmm, downloading now.

"Download the @FreeAppADay.com Store App and wish for more top rated apps like Guardian Cross" to be featured on FAAD!"

So it's only free for a while?

09-13-2012, 05:33 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,203
Hmm... Something that got my attention for this week's releases which look all too mediocre.

At least now there's something interesting.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
09-13-2012, 05:37 AM
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Singapore
Posts: 513
No auto-rotate!!! This is blasphemy!!!
09-13-2012, 06:51 AM
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 196
Just started, kinda cool. Add your name with my invitation ID XU04763 then we'll both get a limited edition FF rare card.

Gamecenter : tenyilun
Feel free to add me
09-13-2012, 07:02 AM
Joined: Jun 2012
Location: Indonesia
Posts: 53
Originally Posted by justln View Post
"The game can be played completely for free through to the very end, while some premium content will also be offered."

Hmmm, downloading now.

"Download the @FreeAppADay.com Store App and wish for more top rated apps like Guardian Cross" to be featured on FAAD!"

So it's only free for a while?
Not really. FAAD always features freemium apps. Dead Trigger also featured by FAAD, and still free right now. So FAAD just features new, free apps, that's all.

Originally Posted by Hodapp View Post
Just wait until school lets out.

GC : decoyh
Currently playing : Frisbee Forever 2, CTR:Experiments
09-13-2012, 07:09 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 631
Game Impressions

This is a 100%, online only freemium game. Pretty looking and with some good ideas, but I doubt you'll get too far before either buying coins or launching it twice a day to see if you recovered...

All times favorites : Infinity Blade 3, King of Dragon Pass, anything Simogo or Tin Man
GameCenter: Corroyeur
09-13-2012, 07:18 AM
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 101
Just installed and it looks quite polished & comprehensive!

There are some IAPs in combination with timers and youll get some
gifts every day if youve logged on a regular base.

The fighting part seems to be a bit dull as you just have to
define the deck and all of the fighting goes automatically but maybe
theres more meat behind which i have to find out.

You can use this promo code to get some additional rare cards
when starting the game the first time: FD12395
09-13-2012, 07:38 AM
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 4,491
I'm surprised at how much I'm enjoying this so far.

Not hooked on the hunting mechanic but I suppose it's to limit the amount of guardians you can collect in one go.

Use my code when you start playing! I want a Cerberus card :3
09-13-2012, 07:39 AM
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 3,692
I hope this doesn't start a trend for SE. I have no problem with their 20-30 dollar releases, but freemium with timers and code sharing nonsense? Sounds like they hired some people from Zynga to do this one...