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Plague Inc.

By Ndemic Creations

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Can you infect the world? Plague Inc. is a unique mix of high strategy and terrifyingly realistic simulation.

Your pathogen has just infected 'Patient Zero'. Now you must bring about the end of human history by evolving a deadly, global Plague whilst adapting against everything humanity can do to defend itself.

Brilliantly executed with innovative gameplay and built from the ground up for iPhone & iPad, Plague Inc. evolves the strategy genre and pushes mobile gaming (and you) to new levels. It’s You vs. the world - only the strongest can survive!

◈◈◈ #1 top game globally with 200 million+ games played ◈◈◈

Plague Inc. is a global hit with over half a million 5 star ratings and features in newspapers such as The Economist, New York Post, Boston Herald, The Guardian and London Metro!

The developer of Plague Inc. was invited to speak at the CDC in Atlanta about the disease models inside the game!

▶ “The game creates a compelling world that engages the public on serious public health topics” – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
▶ “Best Tablet Game of 2012” - New York Daily News
▶ “Plague Inc. will snag your attention in all the right ways and keep it there” - Touch Arcade
▶ “No denying Plague Inc.'s high-level of quality” - Modojo
▶ “Plague Inc. should not be as much fun as it is” – London Metro
▶ “Will leave you hoping to destroy the world, all in the name of a bit of fun” – Pocket Lint
▶ “Plague Inc.'s gameplay is infectious” - Slide to Play
▶ Winner – “Overall Game of the Year” – Pocket Gamer
▶ “Killing billions has never been so fun” – IGN


● Stunning retina graphics with a highly polished interface (Contagion guaranteed)
● Highly detailed, hyper-realistic world with advanced AI (Outbreak management)
● Comprehensive in-game help and tutorial system (I am Legendarily helpful)
● 12 different disease types with radically different strategies to master (12 Monkeys?)
● Full Save/Load functionality (28 Saves Later!)
● 50+ countries to infect, hundreds of traits to evolve and thousands of world events to adapt to (Pandemic evolved)
● Full game support for scoreboards and achievements
● Expansion updates add the mind controlling Neurax Worm, the zombie producing Necroa Virus, Speed Runs and real life Scenarios!

Localised in English, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, French, Japanese, Korean and Russian. (more coming soon)

P.S. Give yourself a pat on the back if you got all the themed literature references!

Special sale price to celebrate being the 15th most popular iPhone game of 2012!


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What's New in Version 1.7.3

Plague Inc. Mutation 7 discovered – Scenarios

1. Scenarios expansion pack
- 14 new gameplay modes let you experiment with real life diseases, significantly alter the world and more! Develop new strategies and approaches to see if you can still infect the world.
- The Black Death is back. The original strain failed 700 years ago but can you do things differently this time?
- A US Debt Default creates a global financial meltdown. How will you exploit the situation?
- These scenarios as well as Global Warming, Smallpox, Volcanic Eruptions, H1N1 and many more await you!

2. New events and achievements

3. Performance improvements for all devices

4. Minor game balance / AI improvements / bug fix

1.7.1 - Fixed rare scenario purchase problem and crash
1.7.2 - Fixed crash when logged into Facebook and have iCloud enabled on multiple devices
1.7.3 – Performance improvements for low memory devices


I have future updates planned – let me know what you want!

(Note: All your progress/unlocks are kept when updating - saves will not work though)


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Customer Reviews

LOVE so much

Amazing, absolutely amazing. This app is so good. It's realistic with the disease. There are people working on the cure. The most fun thing is how you can eradicate humanity faster, but get noticed. Or you can try to be strategic and evolve transmission first to infect every country. My only complaint is the in app purchases, but I honestly think they're worth it. Especially the zombie one. It's like a whole new game. Once you evolve the symptoms for dead people to become zombies, the game gives you whole new elements. New zombie abilities appear, reanimate, hordes, etc. There are also bases that the world makes scattered around that protect them from zombies. It makes it more difficult, which I find awesome. I love challenging games. Those were a few of my opinions on this wonderful game.

One complaint I have for naive people who think they know the game:
People say it's impossible. Those people are just unskilled. That's kind of the point. You think it would be easy to infect the whole world? It's realistic, especially if you play on brutal, where everyone washes their hands. That's what's magical about this game. It ties into reality, real people have doctors and wash their hands. If you want it to be less hard, go play on wussy easy mode.

Intelligent review

Yes it's a little top view board game-ish and it would be nice to see them go a tad further with the game. However I do like all the changes you guys have made, for what it is, its a great game. But I will say having a 9 letter disease name is REALLY dumb, especially when the text bar is 3 times as long, and considering real life disease names are usually crazy long. I personally like to try to create a name that makes sense to what the disease type is witha description, and that's hard to do with 9 letters or 8 with a space or (-) in it. Example,

(-anthra- comes from anthrax, and the CTX stems from myCoToXicosis which can enter the blood stream and lymphatic system, they inhibit protein synthesis, damage macrophage systems, inhibit particle clearance of the lung, (etc) / These two deadly agents mixed with a large scale detonation of a thermonuclear hydrogen bomb, with an equivalent blast yield of roughly 100 megatons of TNT, almost twice as big as the biggest bomb ever detonated. which was Russia's Tsar bomb, 57Mt (Megatons) etc..... Further explained but trying to keep it short. Also greenland has bubbles pop up that are hard to see maybe make the zoom out a little more so the banner isn't covering it.

Addictive, but makes you think

I am a nurse and this game gets me thinking about public health policy, inter- and intra-country communication and cooperation, and all of the controllable factors that are involved in epidemics. I won't ooh and aah about how much I like the game as others already have and no more superlatives are needed.

If I were able to request changes I would ask to 1) be able to turn off the written notices that occur when each bubble type first pops up, 2) have the counter of elapsed time and the data use the same units - number of days would be my preference over the date, 3) have a section where you could (either during a game or when not playing) see your current range of options (bacteria/virus/etc., list of mutations, etc.) and whether or not they are locked, and 4) have an instant save button next to the pause button, or pop-up asking about saving after pause is pressed (as a Mom I get interrupted, lots, and would like an easy access way to know I won't lose my game if I don't get back to it soon - batteries die, apps freeze and the iPad needs to be rebooted, etc.).

I am not much of a game player, but I like the strategy and learning curve of this one. (I adored Myst, for you old-timers.) Thanks!

Plague Inc.
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $0.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: Jan 03, 2014
  • Version: 1.7.3
  • Size: 49.1 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
  • Seller: Ndemic Creations LTD
Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Unlock Necroa Virus$1.99
  2. Unlock 7 Standard Plagues$2.99
  3. Unlock Neurax Worm$1.99
  4. Unlock Cheats$9.99
  5. Unlock All Genes$7.99
  6. Unlock Virus$0.99
  7. All Scenarios$2.99
  8. Unlock Genetic Mimic gene$0.99
  9. Unlock Parasite$0.99
  10. Unlock Auto-Pop gene$0.99

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