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The Swords

An innovative game about martial arts and swords.

The Swords is a fast-paced action game where players learn the story of a sword master

The Swords

by Lee-Kuo Chen
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The way of the sword
The Swords
The Swords
$1.99 in the App Store

The Swords is a fast-paced action game where players learn the story of a sword master. Learn the ways of the sword, master it, and know what it takes to become the Grandmaster. Take down your foes and forge a legend.

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The way of the sword. Learn new sword techniques to take down your foes.

The way of the sword
Become one with the sword

Become one with the sword. Master the way of the sword and learn your foe's weaknesses to strike them down.

Be careful with that sword. Make sure you don't stab yourself or get hit by the opponents.

Be careful with that sword

What is it about?

It's an action game with innovative swiping and slashing gameplay. Take on the role of the sword master and learn what it takes to become a legend.

For those who...

  • Like martial arts
  • Like swords
  • Enjoy action-packed games
  • Like traditional Chinese art

Not for those who...

  • Don't like culture
  • Don't want a challenge

Why we love it

The art style in the game is very traditional and stays true to the origin, the gameplay is fun and challenging, and the controls are intuitive and responsive. It's a must for anyone who has any interest in action, martial arts, and swords.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Version
1.03
Rating
(38)
Size
45Mb
Genre
Arcade Action
Last updated
October 21, 2016
Release date
February 18, 2016
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App Store Description

The Swords is an action game of ancient martial arts. It tells the story of a sword master's life and his deep immersion in the art of swords. Amidst the ink wash painting is the light and shade of swords, which embodies the fighting and pursuit of a sword master.



- IGF China - Best Mobile Game
- Indie Stream Award - Jury's Special Awards
- Game on Weekend - Audience Award

"An enjoyable slice-and-dicer with enough tricks up its sleeve to keep you entertained for a while" - Pocket Gamer, with Silver Award and Game of the Week

"If you are looking for innovative gameplay and love swordplay, then this is a game that you must check out." - AppAdvice, 4.5/5

"The aesthetics of The Swords nail the theme, and it allows you to immerse yourself into the idea." - AppleNApps, 4/5

"The team at Sunhead Games has created a truly beautiful experience, and a one-of-a-kind game that really captures the feel of wuxia." - CNET

"There’s a real sense of immersion as The Swords takes you on a journey through time." - Unpause Asia

Check out the game trailer: https://youtu.be/VXT2F9C-aXo