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Infinity Blade receives free 'The Deathless Kings' update, app on sale for $3


Just one day after Chair's Donald Mustard promised an Infinity Blade update "very, very soon," Epic has launched the update, entitled "The Deathless Kings." The free update packs in a new "Dungeon" environment, six more arenas, ten new enemies (including the Deathless Kings, of course), thirty new items and new achievements. It should go live on the App Store today.

The update also includes a "New Game Plus" feature that "allows gamers to re-master any item, unlock new items in the store, and removes the level cap." Finally, the update also adds extra character slots, audio volume controls and the ability to adjust the size of the dodge button.

To coincide with the update, Epic has reduced Infinity Blade's price to $3 -- half off -- through Sunday, March 6.

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Award-Winning "Infinity Blade" Gets Temporary Price Cut To Coincide with Latest Free Content Update

Cary, N.C. and Salt Lake City, Utah (March 2, 2011) – Epic Games, Inc. and its award-winning Salt Lake City-based development studio, ChAIR Entertainment, today launched "Infinity Blade: The Deathless Kings" on the App Store. The highly anticipated free content update features new enemies, battle arenas, weapons, and enhancements that further extend the original game. To celebrate the updated content release, Epic Games is announcing a temporary promotional sale that reduces the price of "Infinity Blade," allowing gamers to purchase the "Mobile Game of the Year" for just $2.99 until Sunday, March 6.

Launched in December 2010 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, the sword-fighting action adventure, Infinity Blade quickly became one of the most popular games ever launched on the App Store. Developed by Epic Games' ChAIR Entertainment and powered by Unreal Engine 3, Infinity Blade raised the bar for handheld gaming and received numerous Editor's Choice and Game of the Year accolades, as well as the "Excellence in Design" Award at the 2011 International Mobile Game Awards.

"Infinity Blade: The Deathless Kings" introduces players to 10 new enemies as they descend into the dreaded dungeons for the first time to unlock the God King's darkest secret. Battling across six new game play arenas, players gain access to all-new in-game items and continue to build their character as they attempt to defeat The Deathless Kings.

"Support for Infinity Blade continues to grow and fans are going to be blown away by this update that nearly doubles the size of the game with more awesome content," said Donald Mustard, creative director of ChAIR Entertainment. "Those gamers who have not had the opportunity to check out Infinity Blade should pick it up while it's on sale this week as there is no better value in gaming right now."

Below is the full list of new features: · Gain access to the all-new "Dungeon" game play environment. · Players can battle and explore through six new game arenas, which nearly doubles the size of the game. · Featuring The Deathless Kings, players will encounter ten new enemies, including the Wood Jester, the Iron Guard, the Plated Sorok, the Warden, and more. · Fans will have the ability to continue building their character with NewGame+, which allows gamers to re-master any item, unlock new items in the store, and removes the level cap. · Collect and master more than 30 all-new magic rings, swords, shields, helmets, and armor. · Gain new achievements and compete on the leaderboards. · Enjoy new gameplay enhancements and optimizations, including multiple character slots, dodge button size slider, and audio volume controls.

For additional information, fans can follow @InfinityBlade on Twitter and 'Like' Infinity Blade on Facebook.

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