1112 Episode 02 is going HD

Agharta Studio has just informed us that their recent hit 1112 episode 02 [TMA Review], a title that is leading the way in the first-person category in our adventure games list, has just gone through an overhaul specifically for the iPad. It has already been submitted to Apple for review under the title of 1112 episode 02 HD, and just in time for the worldwide iPad launch. Soon all lucky bastards owners of an iPad will be able to experience this stylish adventure in all its glory on the big screen for a mere $7.99.

A few more screens after the gap.

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Destination: Treasure Island set for iPad

The adventure game genre is perfect for the iPhone. Check out TMA’s The App Store’s Best Adventure Hall of Fame. From the looks of it, the iPad is even better for adventure gaming and much easier to programme for. Capitalising on this, Coladia, developer of the excellent Secret of the Lost Cavern, Episode 1 (TMA Review), Ep. 2, Ep. 3, Ep. 4, are already finishing up on the work on their next big title (for the iPad for now, but coming for the iPhone and iPod Touch a bit later in the year) – Destination: Treasure Island – an adaption of an excellent 2007 PC adventure game by Kheops Studio.

Four years have passed since the end of the adventure recounted in Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel. Jim Hawkins has become an upstanding adventurous young man, attentive to those around him. Imagine his surprise when, one morning, he sees a parrot enter his bedroom window : none other than Captain Flint, Long John’s own companion. The bird brings him a message from his master. In the message the old pirate announces that he has buried a marvelous treasure on the secret isle where he retired : Emerald Island. Jim is going to have to hurry though. Pirates, old enemies of Long John, are on his trail.

Dracula: The Path Of The Dragon – Part 3 has seen the light on the AppStore – It’s time to face the count

Update: if you require some help during your Dracula journey, be sure to visit Tetraedge’s official support forums right here on TMA!

I’m very excited to announce that the final part of Dracula: The Path Of The Dragon saga, developed by Tetraedge games and published by Chillingo, has been released on the App Store. The story of Father Arno and his quest to uncover the dark and bloody mysteries of Vladoviste is concluded with some unexpected twists at the end. TMA’s shigzeo reviewed Dracula part I back in late January 2010 and had this to say:

Dracula is more fun, more atmospheric, and more acutely entertaining than either Mysterious Island game is. It is streamlined, involving, and has great writing.

I myself consider it to be one of the most atmospheric and involving adventure games ever to be released on the iDevice, one with an exceptional storyline and great graphics. If you’re a fan of the genre, I highly recommend you grab the games now; at the very least, check out the official description after the gap.

Dracula: The Path Of The Dragon ? Part  1 Chillingo Ltd, Dracula: The Path Of The Dragon – Part 1 – $0.99

Dracula: The Path Of The Dragon ? Part  2 Chillingo Ltd, Dracula: The Path Of The Dragon – Part 2 – $1.99

Dracula: The Path Of The Dragon - Part  3 Chillingo Ltd, Dracula: The Path Of The Dragon – Part 3 – $1.99

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Stranded: Mysteries of Time in Review – Lost in the moment…

The AppStore will soon turn 2 years old and has matured enough to see a flurry of sequels start hitting the market. One such game that has recently seen a followup is Stranded! Without A Phone – an interesting and original adventure / RPG game that I thoroughly enjoyed a few months ago. Today, I’d like to welcome Glu’s take: Stranded: Mysteries of Time.

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The complete Secret of the Lost Cavern has surfaced on the App Store

Coladia has got its act together and released the full version of their Secret of the Lost Cavern adventure game, previously available only in episodes. Now you can follow the adventures of Arok from start to finish without the hassle of downloading and managing individual episodes. And if you’re still in doubt – check out our review of Secret of the Lost Cavern Episode 1 or simply download the first episode for FREE.

P.S. On an interesting side note, the developer have said that they’re currently raking in more cash from the full title than from the individual episodes. Chances are, they won’t be releasing any more episodic titles in the future, opting to wait for the full complete version instead.

Secret of the Lost Cavern Coladia, Secret of the Lost Cavern – $4.99
Secret of the Lost Cavern Episode 1 Coladia, Secret of the Lost Cavern Episode 1 (TMA Review) – Free

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1112 episode 02 in Review – The LOST of iPhone adventure games!

In my interview with the creators of Rogue Planet (TMA Review), Agharta Studio hinted at the sequel to their highly acclaimed adventure game – 1112 episode 01 – the first adventure game originally and exclusively designed for the iDevice and it’s unique capabilities. Following our sneak peak at the beta version a couple of weeks ago, 1112 episode 02 has now been released, so it’s time to give it a thorough run-down and sum up what we’ve got. Can the sequel to an excellent adventure that received an honorable mention in our The App Store’s Best Adventure hold its ground against the fierce competition of the App Store?

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1112 episode 02 now Available

The highly anticipated sequel to 1112 episode 01 (the first adventure game to be exclusively designed for the iDevice) is now finally available on the App Store. Episode 02 takes place right after the events of ep. 01, but even if you’ve yet to enjoy the first, the sequel will bring right you up to speed via carefully crafted intro sequences. ChiffaN had an exclusive hands-on preview of the game and found it to be an adventure “masterpiece”, so good that it’ll easily top 1st Person Adventure category on our App Store’s Best Adventures list.

Fans of 1112 and adventure games in general will definitely want to check out episode 02. Even causal gamers will likely enjoy uncovering the mysterious circumstances behind Louis’ (protagonist) storyline. Be sure to visit 1112′s official support forums right here at TouchMyApps should you require some help advancing through the game.

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1112 Episode 02 – an official trailer and a new viral – you just CAN’t escape!

Update: 1112 episode 02 is now live on the App Store! [iTunes Link]

Agharta studio has just posted a viral teaser video along with a trailer, showing all of the features of their upcoming 1112 Episode 02 adventure game [TMA's exclusive hands-on preview]. The teaser apparently shows what happened to a friend of the thief who tried to steal the developer’s iPhone with a beta build of the game. Crime just doesn’t pay.

And to see what all the fuss is about – be sure to check out our full in-depth preview of 1112 Episode 02 or simply take a peek at the gameplay trailer after the break. Remember – it has already been submitted and should out and about on the App Store sometime this week.

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How to Train Your Dragon: Flight of the Night Fury in Review – A High Flyer!

Based on the popular Dreamworks film, How to Train Your Dragon: Flight of the Night Fury has you taking to the skies. You play as Toothless, a firebreathing dragon and his friend Hiccup, a Viking teenager who doesn’t live up to the expectations of his family. Together, you’re about to embark on a thrilling adventure.

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Exclusive preview: 1112 Episode 02 – Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better…

A little over a year ago, while the App Store was void of even a single decent quality adventure game, a small independent developer called Agharta Studio released 1112 episode 01– the first adventure game to be exclusively developed from the ground up for the iPhone. The project came to fruition through the hard work of a small team led by Alexandre Leboucher and got high praise from critics all across the board (including an honorable mention in our The App Store’s Best Adventure). It was stylish, beautifully drawn and had an original storyline and puzzles to back it all up.

Despite the original promise of a sequel in about 4 month’s time, the team decided to take a little detour to make the excellent Rogue Planet, which messed up the schedule somewhat. Fastforward to April 20, 2010 – Alexandre has just informed me that the long awaited sequel has finally been submitted to Apple and graciously allowed me to take a full hands-on go with 1112 Episode 02. And here’s how it looks.

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