God of Blades

God of Blades


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.

Recent changes:
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
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About God of Blades
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
--------------------------
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.

Recent changes:
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

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jul 27, 2015
Broken App crashes from opening screen. Completely unplayable. A huge upset because I love everything pulp fantasy and I was really looking forward to this game. Playing on a Samsung galaxy alpha
A Google User
Jun 12, 2015
Very nice game. Looks nice. The audio, which at first seems oversimple, actually proves great for establishing a rhythm. Now if only my phone's touch read were snappy and accurate enough to keep up, maybe an alternate button control setup?
A Google User
Apr 23, 2015
Still playing it 2 years down A great and stylish runner action game. I just wish there was more to it or better yet, more games in a similar vein. Some issues that interrupt aiming for a highscore but I like the game enough to forgive it. Loreseeker function doesn't work for me which really sucks, I wish the devs would just unlock the additinal content.
A Google User
Apr 19, 2015
... I gave you 2 stars 'cos the music was nice. The "game" deserve 0.
A Google User
Mar 30, 2015
Good game however... The story line is very short and is easily completed with not much playing time. The graphics are good and the game is fun to play but I'd like to see more added to make it worth 5 stars, especially for a paid game. (eg. More swords/weapons and more levels in the campaign mode)