Apple today announced its next
generation of iPads will feature Epic's new Infinity Blade: Dungeons and Namco's Ace Combat-esque Sky Gamblers as two of its
premier gaming apps.
Unveiled as a showpiece for the new
iPad 3 during Apple's event in San Francisco, Infinity Blade:
Dungeons will continue the third-person, monster-slashing adventure –
this time with what looks to be more action RPG elements, including a
new dungeon crafting system that will reportedly allow players to
build an Infinity Blade of their very own.
Epic boss Mike Capps was on hand at the
Apple gala to hype Infinity Blade: Dungeons. He said the sequel will
benefit greatly from being on the iPad 3, which he claimed boasted
more memory and screen resolution than Xbox 360 and PS3, insisting,
“[Infinity Blade: Dungeons] is only going to look like this and
play like this on the new iPad...The Unreal engine is unleashing the
power of the new iPad."
Namco also debuted its iPad 3 app, Sky
Gamblers, which was described as a “console quality” experience
starring up to 50 jets in a high-flying fighter similar to the Ace
Neither Epic or Namco revealed when
their games will arrive in the App Store, but expect them arrive with (or very close to) the iPad 3, when Apple's next "must-have" iGadget debuts later