God of Blades

God of Blades

10,000 - 50,000 downloads

Pros
  • Finesse gameplay (Hey, you can parry!)
  • Outstanding technical performance
Cons
  • No lite or trial version
  • Action seems afar
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Expert's Review
8.9
Great

"Blood for the bladed god, ether for His nether realm"

Reviewed by / Oct 09, 2013

A great 2D action game

Conan-like sidescrollers of yore such as Rastan Saga and Golden Axe bequeath a large inheritance to games coming many years before. One of such would be this God of Blades, which gathers la crème de la crème of the 2D sidescrolling genre features and adds a few from its own assortment.

Animations are gorgeous, although it won't be the new Prince of Persia, it's something other games games can only dream of. Likewise, GoB character creation can't compete with PC RPGs, but it's rather good taking into account it's an arcade. Graphics are also eye-catching, and it's appreciated that White Whale Games didn't play the retro card on this bet.

Therefore, no matter what kind of games you like most, this 2D sidescroller, stuffed with an epic storyline and an awesome technical performance, will be a must have for casual and hardcore players alike.

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Developer's original description available here
Nominee- New York Videogame Critics Circle for Best Mobile Game

One of the Best Games of 2012: Action- TouchArcade

Pocket Tactics' 2012 Action Game of the Year!

5/5 TouchArcade!
"The tortured, veiny world the art conjures and the surreal music it uses to bolster its paranoid sci-fi vibe are both riveting aspects that suck you into a surreal universe and doesn't let go."

8/10 Edge Magazine!
"God Of Blades enhances its glorious alien bloodshed with lavish presentation that blends the pulp sensibilities of paperback fantasy novels with the bizarre visions found on prog rock album covers."

A love-song to pulp fantasy tales of yore, 70s synth-prog-landscape oddities, and forgotten places, God of Blades is a gorgeous, visceral sidescrolling physics-based sword-fighting adventure.

See the trailer at http://www.whitewhalegames.com
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Praise for God of Blades:

“Cripes. So many reasons to like this. The pulpy sci fi narrative, the prog rock lettering and album art backdrops, the spectral swordsmen and the fearsome sense of connection. God of Blades is pretty much glorious, basically.” - Christian Donlan, Hookshot Inc.

“...we were reminded of Shadow of the Beast for some reason – probably because of the music and the setting... that’s a very good thing.”- Chris Priestman, IndieGameMag

“The White Whale Games crew has gone above and beyond demonstrating their devotion to stories and literature, and [Loreseeker] is one of the most creative and brilliant ways they could have possibly conceived to get people to go to those incredible repositories of human knowledge known as libraries.” - Brad Hilderbrand, Gamezebo

“God of Blades is dripping with style” - Jim Squires, Gamezebo

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The dead king rises! Become a spectral warrior who has returned to defend his planet against a rampaging doom-cult and the devouring touch of the cosmic horrors they serve. Wrenching this world from the grasp of oblivion, the Nameless King wields phantom blades forged from the legends and heritage of a dying world.

Raise your blade, and rush into the darkness!

FEATURES:

BATTLE ACROSS AN ALIEN WORLD

- 11 Breathtaking, handcrafted environments and art inspired by pulp novel covers, classic RPG modules, and 1970s rock
- Extensive Campaign mode includes gorgeous cinematics and an epic story in the tradition of fantasy sagas past.

WIELD A GODLIKE ARSENAL

- An array of unlockable weapons, each with a unique look, feel, power, and history— learn their tales and develop your own fighting strategies. Banish your enemies to other dimensions, cover them in flames, slow time to achieve impossible blows, summon raging storms, coat them in soul-devouring worms and more!
- Addictive, emergent, physics-driven combat makes every duel unique—shatter weapons, armor, and send your foes flying. No two duels are the same.

A WAR THAT NEVER ENDS

- Eternal mode offers white-knuckle survival gameplay- how long can you last the different warriors that comprise the void-crazed horde?
- Pit your swordfighting prowess against the monstrous Voidchosen—procedurally generated master warriors.

STUNNING SOUNDTRACK

- Stellar aural experience, featuring tremendous sound design, and an album-length score reminiscent of 60s/70s fantasy and horror films

EXPLORE YOUR WORLD, CHALLENGE THE DARKNESS

- Unlock select weapons by visiting real world libraries, using our innovative feature, Loreseeker.

Recently changed in this version

God of Blades v1.1
- Major performance tweaks on Nexus 4, Samsung Galaxy S4, etc.
- Fixed graphical glitches occurring on Samsung Galaxy S3 and other similar devices
- Added option in start screen menu options for toggling high end graphics


Comments and ratings for God of Blades
  • (58)

    by lizz cee on 04/04/2014

    I love the graphics and the entire concept. It's fun and not too much that you get bored just reading the instructions and you finally just wing it. Love love worth the $$

  • (58)

    by Dustin Vodry on 30/03/2014

    When I load the game it don't load up. I will give five stars if fixed. Until then great idea.

  • (58)

    by Garrett Ray on 19/03/2014

    Graphics are stunning the gameplay is challenging and the effects are cool.

  • (58)

    by Seth Lindsay on 06/03/2014

    If you like side scrolling fighters, then this is a game for you. Simple and intuitive controls and the graphics are just amazing! 100% recommend :)

  • (58)

    by Walter Bernhard on 02/03/2014

    But it needs a gore mode for those of us who like a little blood on our blades. Overall, this game is metal.

  • (58)

    by Devin Curtis on 01/03/2014

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    by Justin Keenan on 27/02/2014

    Only have one problem, and that I cant unlock exclusive swords thru loreseeker. Im at my library and it says that its identifying but nothing is happening.