Seed 2's interface could stand some improvement and it's chock full of the ubiquitous fetch quests that are quickly wearing out their welcome in iPhone RPGs, but if you can get past its flaws you'll find a very deep and fulfilling action RPG thanks to an engaging character development system and excellent overall polish.
Don't go into this collaboration from Dicework and Crescent Moon expecting an intense story, but they've hit the ball out of the park in every other way that matters to RPG fans. Whether you're more into the Western RPG's quest-based adventuring, the JRPG's structured turn-based battle systems, or getting your noggin tested in tough contests of strategy, Rimelands has you covered.
Like Laurel and Hardy, spaghetti and meatballs, or Mario and Luigi, the world is full of things that go well together. Zombie games and iPhone are another such match made in heaven. Or should that be hell?. Anyhow, here's another title which will pit the player against hordes of undead worth keeping a watchful eye on...
The best way to describe Nine Pound Studios' first release might be "a MMORPG without the MMO." Its core mechanics should feel familiar to veterans of games in the World of Warcraft vein, but if you're not into the style of combat around which Xenome revolves, it'll probably feel like a long crawl despite its most interesting sci-fi world.
Rimelands: Hammer of Thor, the eagerly anticipated new title from Crescent Moon and Dicework Games is now available on the App Store. iFanzine's resident RPG expert Sean Koch is as we speak putting the game through its paces for a full review. In the meantime here are a few more details, screenshots and an impressive trailer to help whet your appetite for this epic adventure