As Dust, you set out on a quest to recall your past. More important, you also have to save an ancient civilization from being wiped off the face of Falana, a magical world inhabited by anthropomorphic animals. Fortunately, you've got company: a sentient sword known as the Blade of Ahrah and its diminutive guardian, Fidget.
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An amazing world. Dust: An Elysian Tail transports you to the 2-D animated side-scrolling world of Falana. Inhabited by anthropomorphic animals, Falana is home to Dust, who's on a quest to remember his past.
A blade of destiny. Joining Dust in his quest the Blade of Ahrah and the sword's little guardian, Fidget. As the wielder of the blade, Dust must try to save an ancient civilization from succumbing to the threat of extinction.
What is it about?
As you travel the world of Falana, you'll encounter enemies whom you can fight, using the game's simple yet nonetheless challenging combat system, to gain experience points and level up. You can also pick up power-ups to unlock special abilities and take on quests from villagers along the way. But your ultimate quest shall remain discovering secrets toward remembering your past.
For those who...
- Appreciate fantastic stories told through action-adventure games.
- Are looking to spend hours playing an action-packed game.
Not for those who...
- Want 3-D action RPGs like Infinity Blade.
- Prefer to play casual games.
Why we love it
Originally released for console and desktop, Dust: An Elysian Tail boast an epic action-adventure tale told through 2-D hand-painted and animated scenes with a full voice cast and a sweeping musical score. What's more, the game lends itself well to hours and hours of exploration and experimentation as it incorporates elements of RPG and nonlinear platforming.
App Store Description
"This is one of the best games I've played on iOS this year."
5/5 - Touch Arcade
The award-winning, multi-million selling adventure finally hits the App Store, lovingly crafted for iOS by creator Dean Dodrill!
"Dust pretty much has it all."
5/5 - Giant Bomb
"... Fabulously executed."
9/10 - EGM
"... A beautiful, well-written, and entirely fun action-RPG."
9/10 - Digital Trends
Immerse yourself in a gorgeous hand-painted world on a search for your true identity. As the mysterious warrior, Dust, your action-packed journey will take you from peaceful glades to snowy mountaintops and beyond. At your disposal is the mythical Blade of Ahrah, capable of turning its wielder into an unstoppable force of nature, and the blade's diminutive guardian, Fidget.
Battle dozens of enemies at once with an easy-to-learn, difficult-to-master combat system, take on a variety of quests from friendly villagers, discover ancient secrets and powerful upgrades hidden throughout the massive, open world, and uncover the story of an ancient civilization on the brink of extinction as you fight to uncover your own past.
*A traditionally-animated action-adventure tale
*An expansive world filled with unique characters, quests, and secrets
*Action-packed nonlinear platforming rewards exploration and experimentation
*Fully voiced cast and a deep, rewarding storyline
*Highly customizable input methods for maximum control
*Full MFi extended gamepad support (dual-thumbstick models)
*Four difficulty settings for players of all skill levels
*Available in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Japanese
*Award-winning musical score by HyperDuck SoundWorks
Devices with 1GB RAM are highly recommended for an optimal experience. These include:
*iPhone 5 or greater
*iPad 3rd Gen or greater
*iPad mini 2 or greater
*iPod touch 6th Gen or greater
Devices with 512MB RAM are now compatible. This includes the first iPad mini and comparable devices.
Please ensure that your device meets these requirements before purchasing.