Dust: An Elysian Tail
By Humble Hearts LLC
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"This is one of the best games I've played on iOS this year."
5/5 - Touch Arcade
The award-winning, multi-million selling adventure finally hits the App Store, lovingly crafted for iOS by creator Dean Dodrill!
"Dust pretty much has it all."
5/5 - Giant Bomb
"... Fabulously executed."
9/10 - EGM
"... A beautiful, well-written, and entirely fun action-RPG."
9/10 - Digital Trends
Immerse yourself in a gorgeous hand-painted world on a search for your true identity. As the mysterious warrior, Dust, your action-packed journey will take you from peaceful glades to snowy mountaintops and beyond. At your disposal is the mythical Blade of Ahrah, capable of turning its wielder into an unstoppable force of nature, and the blade's diminutive guardian, Fidget.
Battle dozens of enemies at once with an easy-to-learn, difficult-to-master combat system, take on a variety of quests from friendly villagers, discover ancient secrets and powerful upgrades hidden throughout the massive, open world, and uncover the story of an ancient civilization on the brink of extinction as you fight to uncover your own past.
*A traditionally-animated action-adventure tale
*An expansive world filled with unique characters, quests, and secrets
*Action-packed nonlinear platforming rewards exploration and experimentation
*Fully voiced cast and a deep, rewarding storyline
*Highly customizable input methods for maximum control
*Full MFi extended gamepad support (dual-thumbstick models)
*Four difficulty settings for players of all skill levels
*Available in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Japanese
*Award-winning musical score by HyperDuck SoundWorks
Devices with 1GB RAM are highly recommended for an optimal experience. These include:
*iPhone 5 or greater
*iPad 3rd Gen or greater
*iPad mini 2 or greater
*iPod touch 6th Gen or greater
Devices with 512MB RAM are now compatible. This includes the first iPad mini and comparable devices.
Please ensure that your device meets these requirements before purchasing.
What's New in Version 1.6
-Support for additional languages: French, Italian, German, Spanish and Japanese.
-MFi extended gamepad support (dual-thumbstick models). Ensure that your device/OS supports gamepads.
-Added compatibility for devices with 512MB RAM. Please read description for further details.
-Misc. performance and stability tweaks.
This is the best game and will forever be!
Honestly, I did not know what would come out of this game. I thought you would do some cool fighting but never like this. My thoughts could not compare to this game at all. They graphics, sounds,quests, and everything else could not of been any better. This will probably be the game the year. Maybe even the decade!
If the creators ever put this game on VR I would literally pass out. This game shows what it's like to find who you are. I haven't finished it yet but when I literally had to play part of the game over since I hadn't played in a while and did not know what was happening, I went through it all again and it was one of the most amazing experiences of my gaming life. Even if you start over you discover more and this game will never bore me out.
This game literally blew me out of the water. I never thought a game like this would ever exist. I'm not going to spoil the content so anyone who reads this will be ready to embark on one of the most exiting adventures of their lives. My opinion may not count but I want to support this game forever. It's worth the money and could never get any better( unless the creator is reading this and decides it could get better *wink, wink*).
Thank you for making this game and I hope there are more to come.
Exquisite implementation! (6s, iOS 9.x)
Check out the TouchArcade forums if you want to hear the latest from a passionate developer with an intuitive approach to his craft and appreciation for fans of the title. The first line on the storefront clearly states that Dust is *only* compatible with devices that have at least 1 GB of RAM, yet those who refuse to read before making "instabuy" purchases insist on blaming everyone else for their disappointment. Try this: Skip the review process and request a refund. The rest of us need honest assessments based on the merits. Again, the TA forum is the best place to read up on impressions and even engage in the occasional spirited exchange. My own view: This gem is nothing short of spectacular, and it runs at a smooth 60 frames per second on compatible devices. The lower resolution is a consequence of (all compatible) device limitations—a necessary compromise. Otherwise, the one-man team behind this epic would not have bothered with the platform. So, if you like stunning visuals, smooth gaming, and exquisite touch control implementation give it a try. But do everyone the favor of making sure that your device meets the requirements *prior* to doing so.
This game is amazing! I played this game a long time ago on Xbox and it's still one of my favorite games. It has an amazing story, great dialog, tons of voice actors, tons of content, a leveling system, side quests, and a whole lot more! The visuals are absolutely beautiful. It's all hand painted worlds that makes a 2D game feel like a 3D environment.
Now that I'm done gushing about the game itself let's talk about the mobile port. It's honestly one of the best ports I've seen so far. The controls are fluid and easy to grasp, very little bugs, it stayed as vanilla as possible (meaning very little changes between mobile and console versions), and a very customizable interface. You can select between swipe or button controls. The best part is that there's no irritating analog stick in this port. I have such a hard time using a fake analog stick in ported games lol. I would recommend this game to anyone of all ages and it's price is an amazing deal since you get way more than what you pay for.