Epic Games, the clever folks behind the Unreal Engine, has confirmed it will be releasing its eagerly awaited debut iPhone game just in time for the holiday rush.
Infinity Blade, formerly known as Project Sword, wowed crowds with its stunning visuals when it was first shown off at an Apple conference in September, causing Steve Jobs himself to proudly exclaim “it’s on a phone!”.
Chair Entertainment, better known for its Xbox Live Arcade hits such as Undertow and Shadow Complex, is developing the title under Epic’s supervision. The studio confirmed that is an "action-RPG sword fighting adventure”.
Chair also revealed that the game will receive the multiplayer treatment via the newly launched Game Center service for iOS devices. How that will work remains the unknown but if it involves anything along the lines of carrying out online quests with at least three of your buddies, then colour us excited.
Unfortunately there's still no gameplay footage available of combat in the game but if you were wondering how good a game looks when Unreal Engine 3, the same tool that powers countless PC and console titles out there, gets ported to an iPhone, then check out this tech demo in action.