EPIC Battle for Moonhaven
5,000,000 - 10,000,000 downloads
- Great graphics
- Official Epic game based on the film
- Not original at all
- Slow gameplay
A sylvan management game
Well, you know how this works. A new blockbuster movie, a new movie tie-in mobile game. It's been this way since the 8bit age, and nothing points to a change in this regard. However, in the last years we have seen a little turn in the strategy, though, and modern games based on film seize to previous successful games instead of bringing something new or at least something slightly original. We saw it in Temple-Brave and we see it here in Smurfs' Epic Ice Age Village, which seems a great SEO trick but it's figurative enough to spare yourself this review.
Anyway, in case you want to know, Epic - the game, it's a city management game with a few touches of real-time strategy, which doesn't seem epic at all when we talk about a film about a fierce struggle between good and evil within a mystic forest. You have to collect resources to raise buildings and recruit troops (samurai-like leafmen) to fend off the evil boggans. You will receive quests from the Queen of the Forest to earn additional experience points and stuff. Characters and scenery are beautifully detailed, but it's a pity that a commissioned high budget game made isn't voiced over not add anything to the film's lore. Bipedal snails are awesome, by the way, and the social features (via Facebook) can improve playability span at the expense of undermining flick's canon, since your village of good must fight your friends'.
Epic's free to play, though there are ads once you reach a certain level and there are in-app purchases to sink a battleship. Fortunately, Gameloft hasn't made that mistake its competitors did at the time and there's a disclaimer for parents at the very beginning telling how to deactivate them, lest someone pigs out of berries.
“There is probably no better way to become familiar with a film’s universe than in game form. In the case of Epic, the kingdom building genre lends itself well to helping establish an instant tie between core characters and the player."" - 148apps.com
""A completely immersive game that will continue to hold my attention well past the film's sell date"" - ArcadeSushi.com
EPIC Battle for Moonhaven is free to download and play. You can open up bonus content for even more fun by purchasing premium currency. Premium currency costs real money.
* This game requires a Wi-Fi or 3G connection to play.
* Please ensure you are using the latest version of the Facebook App to connect your game to Facebook.
From the creators of ICE AGE and RIO, EPIC tells the story of an ongoing battle between the forces of good, who keep the natural world alive, and the forces of evil, who wish to destroy the life force of the forest.
In the official Epic game, team up with the Leafmen, an elite band of samurai-style warriors, and interact with a crew of comical, larger-than-life characters directly from the movie. Build your kingdom and help them save their world… and yours!
GROW AND CREATE A THRIVING FOREST KINGDOM
√ Build your own Jinn kingdom in tycoon mode and watch it come to life
√ Play fun free mini-games for ultimate rewards
BATTLE TO PROTECT THE JINN KINGDOM
√ Defeat Boggan bosses with a final last stand against their leader, Mandrake, in the game’s single-player campaign (PVE)
√ Train diverse Leafmen units to strategically fight in different battle locations from Moonhaven all the way to the perilous Wrathwood
YOUR KINGDOM IS A SOCIAL WORLD
√ Connect with your friends through Facebook and help them grow their kingdom
√ Challenge other Leafmen armies, built by players around the world, in friendly feats of strength in online social multiplayer (PVP) battle mode
Perfect for both fans of Epic the movie and fans of free, casual, social, online multiplayer games and those who love tycoon, battle and adventure games.
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The battle between good and evil rages on, and every Leafmen army will need the help of the forest's strongest warriors to help protect the Kingdom! What's new in this update:
• Battle through the NEW HERO CAMPAIGN to unlock 7 NEW LEAFMEN HEROES!
• Complete the new campaign to use your new Hero units to BATTLE IN MULTIPLAYER and unlock the NEW HERO BEACON BUILDING!
• Upgrade your Heroes to make them even stronger in the NEW HERO HAVEN BUILDING!
I like this game!
Very great games B
The start was good. The game is engaging but as it progresses the greed of developers becomes obvious things start taking longer times and more resources. Everything good costs aura and aura is not cheap to come by. As the level increases the cost of each
i love epic