Bloodmasque from Square Enix available now on iOS

Bloodmasque from Square Enix available now on iOS
Vampire-hunting app Bloodmasque from Square Enix is available to make the night safe once again on the Apple App Store. The Unreal Engine-powered game featuring a "photo-based character customization experience" can be staked for $6.99. Mmmmm, steak.

Square Enix notes "full completion" of the game takes about 20 hours, with more combat trials after completing the game. However, if you're spending that much time on the toilet playing iPhone games, please seek medical attention. We assure you something is wrong.%Gallery-191795%
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LOS ANGELES (July 25th, 2013), Square Enix Inc, is thrilled announce BLOODMASQUE(tm) - an innovative new action RPG for iOS devices - is now available via Apple's App Store for USD $6.99.

Set in an alternate vision of 19th century Paris, BLOODMASQUE pits players against a vampire-controlled society. Hunters can use their iOS device's built-in camera to scan their face into the game and appear as the main character. Additional noteworthy features include:

Control finesse: BLOODMASQUE was designed with the touch screen in mind. Intuitive controls let you tap to attack and swipe to dodge as you combat a diverse monster's gallery.

Spectacle: Unreal Technology powered action renders large-scale combatants and beautifully drawn stages smoothly and in terrific detail. Stirring orchestral arrangements accompany the action and take the sense of immersion to new highs.

Customization: Take a photo or use an existing one to see yourself in action against the vampires, or mix and match facial features, hairstyles, and skin tones to create a character all your own. Add pleased and angry expressions to see your hunter react in cinematic scenes and combat.

Comrades-at-arms: Recruit hunters other players have made and fight evil alongside the familiar faces of your friends.

Longevity: Full completion is timed at up to 20 hours – with a further series of challenging combat trials available after the main story ending. An array of in-game purchases help add to the experience and further expand options for players.

BLOODMASQUE is supported on the following iOS devices: iPhone 4S and above, iPod touch (5th generation) and above, and iPad 2 and above.

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About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 62 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

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