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Shadow Guardian

By Gameloft

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Description

A new hero is born. His name is Jason Call, and this game tells his story.

The mysterious Prima Materia, a powerful and precious relic that has been at the center of occult legends for millennia, has become a real threat. Hidden in a remote temple, it is sought after by a group of dangerous mercenaries that want to acquire its power to enslave the rest of the mankind.
There is one hope, and it’s you.

** Confirm that your device is compatible. Shadow Guardian is only compatible with 3rd and 4th generations of iPod touch (16/32/64GB) devices along with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPad. Before downloading, please check the back of your device to make sure that it meets the system requirements**

A TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT
Be ready to experience the most gorgeous and fascinating action-adventure game on the App Store thanks to next-gen shading effects and the highest level of graphical detail and animations ever achieved in a Gameloft game.
AN EPIC JOURNEY AROUND THE WORLD
Embark on an epic quest with an intriguing scenario. From ancient Egyptian ruins and underwater temples to the frozen Antarctic plains, explore the world and escape the enemy armies that are hot on your heels. Reach the Prima Materia first and save the world.
THERE IS NO TIME FOR REST
• A wide range of weapons available to fight plenty of enemies, from merciless mercenaries to undead creatures and gigantic bosses
• Experience thrilling melee combat sequences inspired by famous fighting styles to neutralize your opponents
• Jump, run, roll and use cover to progress through each detailed level
• Explore fascinating environments and solve puzzles to reach hidden locations


Developed and published by Gameloft

Certain apps allow you to purchase virtual items within the app and may contain third party advertisements that may redirect you to a third party site.

What's New in Version 1.0.1

Korean language added
Minor bug fixes
New suits for Jason Call

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Customer Reviews

Great as an iPhone game can be.

Most forget that the iPhone and iPod aren't PSP's or PS3's. Despite what you wish, you can never have a true Uncharted on the iPhone. But Gameloft does a good enough job of imitating it. Except for the gruesome climbing in the first four levels, the game is truely perfect. After fighting in the arena in the Egyptian tomb, everything gets better. The city is suspensful, the boss battles climatic, and the few times you fight a plane are cool. The dialogue is a bit cheesy, but most gamers aren't basing their experience on the story. It should be on the gameplay (back then, Pac-Man and Mario didn't have dialogues). The game doesn't have a replay value (As the game is quite linear). If anything, I would recommend getting the game on sale.

As far as I know, Uncharted only gets more popular everytime someone plays Shadow Guardian.

Expectations.....

I didn't know what to think about this game but, its great in terms of combat, the action is smooth and you never miss a beat. The graphics also impressed me because this is one of the nicer looking app on the app store. The only downside to this game is that its full if repetition, I feel as if a major blockbuster game title comes out, say "Uncharted" and Gameloft just tells its Dev team to spit out a pretty game without much purpose. The only three things you do in this game is, climb (may involve getting an orb and placing it somewhere), shooting, and rotating ancient stones to point a beam of light or a laser. Honestly thats pretty much all you do. All in all this game gets boring fast, I don't even feel like finishing the third level. To be honest the Free version of this was tons better, at least they had an additional mode where your timed too kill a load of guys while easily hiding behind cover. This game should be kept around a dollar, which was when I got it.

Mediocre game

This game is beautiful - I'll give it that. The gun combat is pretty decent. The action is few and far between. Platforming segments happen way too often and offer no real challenge. The game holds your hand through them all and there really is no variety.

The gun-play is fun once you understand how it controls - which takes a few skirmishes given the clunkiness of it all. Like I said before, the action isn't well planned and you'll spend 15 minutes scaling pillars for only a 2 minute battle afterwards.

I've played about 80% to completion hoping the pacing would change, but I've given up. Luckily I picked it up during a sale so I feel I got my money's worth.

You're better off getting Prince of Persia: Warrior Within for a similar action-adventure experience.

Also Gameloft needs to fix their broken achievement system or move to GameCenter. Nearly all my achievement rewards don't register.

Shadow Guardian
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  • $5.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: Feb 17, 2011
  • Version: 1.0.1
  • Size: 560 MB
  • Languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Seller: Gameloft
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Frequent/Intense Realistic Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), and iPod touch (5th generation).

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