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App description: Celebrate FREEdom and download the original Infinity Blade blockbuster FREE this weekend!

Winner of the 2011 Apple Design Award, and more than 20 Game of the Year & Top App awards! Tons of NEW FREE CONTENT available now! See below for more details.

From Epic Games award-winning studio, ChAIR Entertainment, comes Infinity Blade, a new sword fighting action game developed exclusively for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.

Heres what the press has to say about Infinity Blade:

**JOYSTIQ: 5 out of 5 - "In terms of recreating a console-level experience on the iPhone, you simply will not do better than Infinity Blade"
**GAMEPRO: 5 out of 5 - "The next generation of handheld gaming is here"
**SLIDE TO PLAY: 4 out of 4 - "Any serious iOS gamer should grab this one up"
**ENGADGET: 9 out of 10 - "Utterly delicious to look at"
**IGN: 9 out of 10 - "Infinity Blade is easily one of the most defining iPhone games of 2010"
**TOUCHARCADE: "It doesn't get much more 'must have' than this"
**GIZMODO: "An iOS game like you've never seen before"

The first mobile game powered by Epics cutting-edge Unreal Engine 3 technology, Infinity Blade takes handheld gaming to new heights with gorgeous visuals, adrenaline-fueled battles and advanced character progression in a fully 3D castle realm.

Universal App - Play Infinity Blade on iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3rd & 4th Generation, iPad Mini, iPod Touch 3 (16 GB and above), or iPod Touch 4 for a single low price.

INFINITY BLADE

For untold ages, the God King has ruled with an iron fist - his power is incalculable; his followers, legion. Now you must journey to the Dark Citadel to battle his Titans, one by one, until you face the tyrant himself. As it has been for all in your bloodline, this is your birthright - to free your people from an endless legacy of darkness. The immortal can be vanquished - but only if heart, mind, and steel are one.

DYNAMIC SINGLE-PLAYER CAMPAIGN

Spectacular 3D characters and environments powered by the award-winning Unreal Engine 3 bring to life the story of a lone knights pursuit to save civilization.

RESPONSIVE AND INTUITIVE TOUCH CONTROLS

Attack, dodge, block, and cast devastating spells - all with the simple swipe of a finger.

SIMPLE NAVIGATION

Easy to use, tap-to-move controls enable players to effortlessly navigate and explore the castle realm while searching for collectable items such as treasure, swords, shields, armor and other magical objects.

DEEP CHARACTER CUSTOMIZATION

Dozens of Swords, Shields, Helmets, Armor, and Magic Rings to acquire and master - leveling up your character and increasing Attack, Health, Shield and Magic skills.

GAME CENTER

Achievements and Leaderboards, challenge your friends to multiplayer matches online via Game Center!

ImNoSuperMan's comments:


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TA Review: http://toucharcade.com/2010/12/08/in...-blade-review/
12-08-2010, 05:01 AM
#2
Joined: May 2009
Location: Australia-DownUnder
Posts: 208
Game Impressions

Review

Sorry it took so long! My download was really slow for some reason.

Ok so here is my review of Infinity Blades. Im sure you all know the back ground of this game and the hype that has revolved around its release.
I hope you enjoy my review and it sparks you either to wait for a price drop or snatch it while its HOT!

Note: ScreenDisplay does not keep the original quality, it was used as just a look into the game and how it works.

Also this is a very rough review.

Icon:
Believe it or not the icon can make or break an application! I can safely say that Infinity Blades icon looks very crisp on my retina displayed iPhone 4. Although its
fairly bland and average for such an EPIC game. Definitely nothing stunning! Maybe a new icon to come? Im sure they will consider it if lots of people compliance. But personally i
don't mind it. Its acceptable...



Trailer/Basic Introduction


Youtube link | Pop Up


Main Menu:
COMING SOON

-Inventory in-depth:


Youtube link | Pop Up


Options:
Not many option to change. Bit disappointed. I love changing stuff =)



Control:

The controls work well. I've only had a smart period of time with the game but i can assure you that the controls will not "wreck" the game for you. Unlike many
other RPG/FPS games on the iDevice. The control scheme really takes advantage of the screen and its touch sensitivity. This is a real bonus, and it seems even in really
tight situations the controls still handle fine.

Gameplay:
Some maybe disappointed with the no "free roam" side of the game but it appears the developers have somewhat addressed this issue by providing alternative routes around the levels and allowing
the collection of loot such as gold, potions, armour etc. The upgrade system seems very impressive and easy to grip. Unlike many other upgrading techniques this can easily be adopted with no real
learning curve.



Sound:
COMING SOON

Graphics:

What more has to be said other than Unreal Engine 3 and Epic Games! It really a beautiful experience on such a small but elegant device.
As for the performance on the iPad ill see if i can steal my sisters and give it a shot. Maybe post some screen shots etc. The cut scenes are just incredible.
On the retina display they are so vibrant and crisp! You really have to get your hands on this. Its hard to describe the detail that has gone into the graphics. I'll
try and express it in my images as much as possible.



Conclusion:

Hands down the best 3D RPG game available on the AppStore. (although depending on which "controls/gameplay" you rather everyone will have their own opinions.
Having only play a few levels with the game it seems very complex/strategic and intense (battles). Although you may only get 2-4 hours out of this game i cannot recommend it enough.
Also don't forget they are adding content to future updates so its really a win win situation! (see quote below)
Overall i will definitely be sharing this with some friends. Showing them how the iPhone gaming scene is more serious that many think. Also note the last line in the description:

"COMING SOON!

New Areas to conquer! Multiplayer! New Swords, Shields, Helmets, Magic Rings, and Enemies!"



Early Game Score:
- (NOTE VERY ROUGH SCORE) not final still playing/reviewing
Gameplay: 8/10
Sound: 8/10
Graphics: 9/10
Final Score: 8.5/10

Reviewed by Shap08
iDevice: iPhone 4 32GB FW: 4.2.1

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GameCenter ID :shap08
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Last edited by salsamd; 12-08-2010 at 02:52 PM. Reason: added review

12-08-2010, 05:01 AM
#3
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Tehran-Iran
Posts: 1,340
yehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

Gamecenter: italodance / PSN: italodancemp3

iOS MFi Controller: MOGA Ace Power
12-08-2010, 05:04 AM
#4
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: Los Angeles,CA
Posts: 1,626
omg omg have to wait till 8PM PST booo lol really cant wait

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12-08-2010, 05:09 AM
#5
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Philippines
Posts: 397
OMG!!!!

Add me @ Game Center: BrainGame
12-08-2010, 05:22 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 410
Sweet, so this will run on my iPad on 3.2 as well as my iPhone 4 on 4.1! I'm not usually one for wishing my day off away but midnight GMT can't come soon enough for me!
12-08-2010, 07:09 AM
#7
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 69
Darn I thought this would have multiplayer right out of the box! Still grabbin it though! Can't wait till this gem comes to Canada!
12-08-2010, 07:22 AM
#8
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Uranus
Posts: 420
Well I just played through one bloodline and think it is bloody amazing. It's not deep or huge and expansive but it is done extremely well. I am finding the swipe controls for battle surprisingly good for defensive blocking and combo attacks making battles very strategic and fun but timing is of the essence, move to soon or too late and you get clobbered. Upgrade system is quite diverse and well laid out and of course as expected the graphics and cinematic cut scenes are freaking amazing on the iPhone4. Movement through the castle is tap and go with no free roam however there appear to be a couple of alternate routes through the castle and you can look around to find money, potions and treasure to pick up on the way. The evil king was at level 50 and shredded my poor level 3 butt in no time but I am looking forward to leveling up and mastering new skills and weapons.
12-08-2010, 07:25 AM
#9
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Originally Posted by tadad1 View Post
Well I just played through one bloodline and think it is bloody amazing. It's not deep or huge and expansive but it is done extremely well. I am finding the swipe controls for battle surprisingly good for defensive blocking and combo attacks making battles very strategic and fun but timing is of the essence, move to soon or too late and you get clobbered. Upgrade system is quite diverse and well laid out and of course as expected the graphics and cinematic cut scenes are freaking amazing on the iPhone4. Movement through the castle is tap and go with no free roam however there appear to be a couple of alternate routes through the castle and you can look around to find money, potions and treasure to pick up on the way. The evil king was at level 50 and shredded my poor level 3 butt in no time but I am looking forward to leveling up and mastering new skills and weapons.
that sounds not too bad Thanks for sharing impressions!
12-08-2010, 07:32 AM
#10
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 8,590
Wow... this play through was way too quick for me.
What is this? 2 or 3 hours game for 5 bucks?
I am definately not sold anymore.

With all this predefined stuff, the game looks more and more like a graphically polished version of Dragons Lair.
One tap here, one swipe there at the right moment... unimpressing.

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.

Last edited by Vovin; 12-08-2010 at 07:34 AM.