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Spiderweb Software kicked out a press release this week announcing that their well-received RPG Avernum 2: Crystal Souls will be launching on iOS-powered devices on April 15th, providing us with yet another reason to spend our tax return on video games. Check it out:
Avernum 2 HD Coming to iPad April 15th
A beloved classic's mobile makeover!
March 16th, 2015 Spiderweb Software, makers of the Avernum, Geneforge, and Avadon series, are bringing the second chapter of the hit Avernum saga to mobile devices. Avernum 2: Crystal Souls is an epic fantasy tale in an enormous, war-torn underworld. It is an acclaimed indie retro role-playing adventure, with 93% positive reviews on Steam and an 81% Metacritic score. Find out more at their website at http://www.avernum.com/avernum2/ .
The end has come. Years ago, your people were imprisoned in the underworld, doomed to end their lives in the darkness. Then that was not enough. Your captors have invaded your caves, determined to kill you all. They are winning the war.
The surface world is commanded by the tyrannical Empire, the eternal power that controls all known lands. Everyone who spoke out, misbehaved, or didn't fit in was cast into the dark, volcanic pits of Avernum, far below the surface. They were meant to die. Instead, these exiles survived, gained power, and struck back. They assassinated the lord of the Empire.
Now the Empire will have revenge. They have invaded Avernum, seizing cave after cave and destroying your people. Your land needs a hero, and it needs it now. If you can't find a way to stop them, and soon, you are all doomed. Screenshots and more information are available at http://www.avernum.com/avernum2/.
Avernum 2: Crystal Souls is an epic fantasy role-playing adventure in a unique, massive world, full of strange caves, cunning dungeons, and the alien inhabitants of the underworld. Fight to complete up to three game-winning quests. Explore a massive nation of tunnels and caverns, seeking over 100 towns and dungeons. Master over 60 spells and battle disciplines and hunt for hundreds of magical artifacts. Avernum 2: Crystal Souls is a total, ground-up rewrite of the award-winning indie hit Avernum 2.
Avernum 2 is a Pay Once & Play game. Enjoy the whole thing with no in-app purchases. It will be available on iPad devices Apr 15, with the Mac and PC versions already available at on their website at http://www.avernum.com/avernum2/ or on Steam at http://store.steampowered.com/app/337850/.
About Spiderweb Software
Spiderweb Software, Inc., an Indie game company based in Seattle, WA, is fanatically dedicated to creating fun, exciting fantasy role-playing games for Windows, Macintosh, and the iPad. Past titles include the award-winning Exile, Geneforge, Avernum, and Avadon series. Learn more at www.spiderwebsoftware.com.