FreeAppADay Freebie – Reign of Swords

Hey folks.

Recently we reported the initiative. And guess what they have in store for us today! Reign of Swords is an excellent strategy game and the developers have been kind enough to give it away absolutely free for one day – a drop from $1.99!

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Reign of Swords Punch Entertainment, Inc., Reign of Swords – Free

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EGO City Invasion in Review – Zombies shall NOT pass!

review-ego-city-invasion-mainLately, there has been a mass of Castle Defense games rush to the App Store, from StickWars to the luxurious Knights Onrush and Bailout Wars. Well, the good thing is that EGO City Invasion is not like them… Sort of… and sort of is… In short, EGO City Invasion is a cross between Castle Defense, Heavy Mach and a little Worms thrown in for good measure. How is this possible? Well, read on to find how the Castle Defense concept can be twisted in new and ingenious ways.

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Reign of Swords: EPISODE II Submitted to App Store


Update: Our review of Reign of Swords II is now live. Read it here

Like the RTS category for the iDevice, quality TBSes (Turn Based Strategies) are few and far between, with the two most recent and noteworthy being Uniwar and the highly anticipated Mecho Wars. Not to be left in the dust, Punch Entertainment is releasing EPISODE II of Reign of Swords (RoS), one of the very first true TBSes to hit the App Store back in Sept of ’08. TMA’s Young reviewed the first RoS and found it to be enjoyable with deep gameplay elements, giving it our ‘Grab It’ rating.  Fans of the original will be happy to know that Episode II features a completely new turn-based multiplayer system, new maps and units, vast improvements and a new look-and-feel.  If all is in order, this sequel will build on what is already a very solid TBS and draw new players in the the world of Reign of Swords.

Wait, there’s more! To celebrate the release of Ep. II, the devs have dropped the price of the first RoS to only $0.99 (down from $4.99). This is a great deal if you’re new to the series or looking for a deep and engaging multiplayer strategy game. Be sure to check out more details on Episode II along with screenies after the jump.

Reign of Swords, Punch Entertainment, $0.99, 5.1MB
Reign of Swords

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3-Point Skills Challenge in Review – Get your Craig Hodges On!

3-pointsskillschallenge_pic1From the brains at Punch Entertainment comes part of the NBA’s All-Star Saturday Night… sort of… the 3-point shootout! You pick the player of your choice, and try to drain as many rainmakers as you can. No real need to learn any rules (just the controls), and you’re on you’re way to making it rain (3-pointers).

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Reign of Swords in Review – Forsooth Tis Fun

reignofswords1There’s something all pervasive about the Medieval Times that influences RPG and strategy games. You can have a game set in the year 3054 and still find armor clad heroes and heroines with swords. Even mystical lands filled with dwarves, orcs, and elves find themselves subject to the restraints of this swords and sorcery treatment. Not deviating from this formula, Punch Entertainment’s Reign of Swords fits squarely with its brethren. Yet, for an App Store that is still seeking to fill out its genre coffers, this game is a welcome addition.

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