We’ve seen quite a few games pop-up on the App Store claiming to be a Survival Horror. Unfortunately none of them delivered, even those from top franchises like SILENT HILL The Escape (US) or Resident Evil 4: PLATINUM and Resident Evil: Degeneration, which turned out to be quite mediocre third-person shooters. Most importantly – none of them delivered the experience of playing a Survival Horror, where you feel like you’re fighting for your life in the dark and afraid to look around the corner. And finally about a year ago, a surprise entry took the genre by storm, swiping the crown of Survival Horror games in our AppStore’s Best Adventure Games list. I’m talking, of course, about the first and only scary game for the iPhone – Fallen EP-1 (TMA Review).
In a subsequent interview the developers promised that a new episode would be due soon and I was very enthusiastic about seeing the story continue. Unfortunately due to economic reasons the company dispersed and the release never materialized. But all good things come to those who wait and Vincenzo has contacted me to relay some good news.
Fallen EP-1 is going to make one year now. I’m going to put it for free from now on. I think that past its time, and will be free from now on. We’ll see if and when a new game will rise out of it But now I think I just want it to be in the hands of as many people as possible.
But wait, there’s more after the gap!
7th Sense Studios have just informed me that Fallen EP-1 has been nominated for Mobile Content Awards 2010 in the Mobile Entertainment category. I was lucky to review Fallen Ep 1 back late 2009 and was impressed with the sense of atmosphere the developers created. Now it firmly holds the title of best Action-Adventure game according to our The App Store’s Best Adventure roundup and is the only Survival Horror title on the AppStore, worth any real attention.
The Mobile Content Awards is an annual global event, held to recognize excellence in mobile content creation that are specifically developed for digital gadgets as well as services and technologies that enable or facilitate mobile content. The Mobile Content Awards 2010 is not only celebrating the highest achievements across the industry, but also showing current trend and future developments in mobile industry.
The Awards will culminate with networking reception inviting content business people.
About 500 mobile industry leaders throughout the world gather here as well as the finalists and winner of the Mobile Content Awards 2010 and judging committee.
I wish all the luck to 7th Sense, as this is a truly worthy game. And if you haven’t had your taste of Fallen yet – check out my review or just pick up the game itself.
Blood everywhere, blurred vision, mutilated corpses and only a steel bar in your hand. Where is everybody? Why do the dogs look like they’ve been turned inside out? What are these ugly pods hanging from the ceiling everywhere? What are there strange symbols drawn everywhere? Can escape this prison intact?