The iPhone 5S is not only real, it's the world's first 64-bit smartphone -- and to take full advantage of it, Epic Games will debut a conclusion to the Infinity Blade saga that's ready-made for the hardware.
Want to know the power of "free?" Consider this--when Infinity Blade II for iOS went free for a few days last week in celebration of the App Store's fifth anniversary, the popular fantasy themed fighter pulled in 5.7 million new downloads, with 1.7 million of those on the day of the announcement alone. A wise choice, too: as you might recall from our review, it's not a game you should pass up.
Apple doesn't give up its keynote stage to just anyone, so when Epic Games previewed an Infinity Blade spinoff last year at the announcement of the third-generation iPad, no one suspected it would never be released.
The presidential election season is in full swing, with the candidates vying for your approval this November. But if you're quickly growing tired of the back-and-forth campaign ads and serious subjects at hand, VOTE!!! The Game offers some comic relief. Unfortunately, the relief is short-lived; the game's nothing more than a quick novelty gag, hardly worth the space it takes up on an iOS device.
Infinity Blade II has been on the App Store for a few months now, but there's been something lingering even further off in the distance: ClashMob. We first heard about this intriguing feature shortly after the game was announced alongside the iPhone 4S last fall, with developer Chair Entertainment promising that it would add a new kind of social gaming functionality to the gorgeous hack-and-slash affair. It's finally available today, alongside a small stack of other improvements.
Infinity Blade II might surprise you if you didn't play the original iOS smash. It looks like a traditional role-playing game (RPG), with armored swordsmen, ancient castles, and imposing monsters, plus stat grinding and leveling mechanics that are vital to success. But behind its amazing, technology-pushing graphics and Tolkien-esque trappings, Infinity Blade II may not be the game you expect.
Few would argue that Epic Games’ Infinity Blade was one of the most impressive games ever released for iOS -- but that’s only the beginning, because the company has announced a sequel coming December 1, with a sneak preview on the iPhone 4S at Tuesday’s “Let’s talk iPhone” event in Cupertino.
Over the course of the holidays, Chair's Infinity Blade came out and blew the iOS user base away by proving just how amazing a game could look on an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. By the time you'd fought your way through the castle time and time again, gradually leveling up your character and gaining weapons, armor, and magic items that could slay almost any opponent, you wanted more. And as of Thursday, Chair responded, releasing a free, full-fledged expansion to the title in the form of Infinity Blade: Arena.
As if we needed any more reasons to be head over heels in love with ChAIR Entertainment's iOS masterstroke Infinity Blade, today we're getting word from the developer that they're releasing a brand new update for the game that will be available Thursday, May 19.