If you've enjoyed Ravensword: The Fallen King or Rimelands: Hammer of Thor on your iPod Touch, iPhone, or iPad, then you'll be happy to hear that Crescent Moon Games has outdone themselves by releasing a massive 30+ hour fantasy RPG for the iOS called Aralon: Sword and Shadow. The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind artist Mark Jones did much of the game's artwork, so consider that an added bonus to this list of factoids:
- Over 30 hours of gameplay - Explore a massive world with different regions - Customize your character’s appearance - 4 Character Classes - 3 Playable Races: Humans, Elves, and Trolls - A primary quest and multiple, optional side-quests - Hundreds of items to acquire and wield - Comprehensive Inventory System - Battle various enemies that use different fighting tactics - Faction system, herb gathering, crafting potions and magical items, dual-wielding, lockpicking and more
And here's the press release:
Aralon is available today on the iTunes App Store!
SCOTIA, NY — Crescent Moon Games is excited and proud to present Aralon: Sword and Shadow, the App Store’s most epic 3D role-playing adventure ever! At a launch sale price of $6.99 for a limited time, Aralon packs over 30 hours of classic, compelling gameplay with full Retina display into your hands.
“That which is done cannot be undone, but it can be avenged…” That’s the tagline behind the season’s instant classic from Ravensword: The Fallen King’s creators, who have enlisted the help of The Elder Scrolls Artist Mark Jones and Galoobeth Games to create a beautiful, open-world with dynamic environments and exciting quests. There is a full Day/Night cycle, amazing sound and music, customizable characters with 3 races and 4 classes. Explore the Aralon world however you please with main and side quests, Skill Tree leveling for all classes, hundreds of items and weapons, an extensive faction system, herb gathering, crafting potions and magical goods.
If that weren’t enough, Aralon’s incorporated dual-wielding for those tough enemies, lockpicking, pick-pocketing, swimming, fishing, campfire and 7 different mount types, including horses, dragons, terror birds, and wolves. Train pets, recruit henchmen, and brag about it all with achievements.
All you need is a 3GS or 3rd Generation iPod Touch or later device, and your hands. See it all with the amazing iPhone 4 Retina Display and iPad resolution, which is fully supported. And as mentioned above, it’s only $6.99 for a limited time.
It’s a new era for the RPG. Aralon: Sword and Shadow available this Holiday season on the iTunes App Store! Read more online here: http://worldofaralon.com
With Ossian Studios contributing to the iDevice's RPG catalogue, too, I can't help but feel compelled to buy an Apple something. Maybe the wife will hook me up for Christmas.