Epic reveals Infinity Blade 3 for iPhone - trailer

New Unreal-powered game gives new phones a graphical workout

Epic Games has revealed Infinity Blade 3 for iPhone at Apple's showcase event.

Donald Mustard, co-founder of developer ChAIR Entertainment took to the stage to show off the new Unreal Engine-powered title, which Apple used to show off the graphical capabilities of its new 64-bit iPhone 5S.

Set for release on September 18 - the same day as the iOS 7 launch, and two days before the release of the iPhone 5S and 5C revealed today - the game will feature 8 worlds, which each world apparently dwarfing the entire first game. It will also feature two playable characters for the first time - hero Siris and the stealthy female warrior-thief, Isa.


Each character will have unique combat styles and "hundreds" of collectable weapons and items.

A new 'Hideout' will serves as the player's "base of operations where they discover the interactive world map and unlock all-new allies to join their cause", describes ChAIR.

According to the blurb, Infinity Blade III promises to deliver "an epic conclusion to the award-winning series with a thrilling story of honor, love, betrayal, and redemption".

"Infinity Blade III leverages the unprecedented power of Apple's new A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and OpenGL ES 3.0 to once again completely redefine the boundaries of mobile gaming," said the developer in official PR.

Infinity Blade III will be a universal app priced at $6.99 and be compatible with the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini, iPod touch 5, and iPod touch 4.

Here's the first trailer:

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