The War of the Worlds for iPad by Smashing Ideas Inc. (iPad)
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Released: Oct 1, 2010
Version: 1.2
Size: 367 MB
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The War of the Worlds for iPad

Smashing Ideas Inc.
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★ "If you need proof of the iPad's unmatched acumen as an e-book reader, look no further than Smashing Ideas' smashing version of the H.G. Wells classic, The War of the Worlds." - CNET ★
★ FEATURED in "New and Noteworthy" by Apple! ★
★ TOP 5 Paid and Grossing Book app! ★

“Few people realise the immensity of vacancy in which the dust of the material universe swims.”

“By the toll of a billion deaths man has bought his birthright of the earth, and it is his against all comers; it would still be his were the Martians ten times as mighty as they are. For neither do men live nor die in vain.”
--H.G. Wells, The War of The Worlds

Smashing Ideas unveils the first original content from its ePublishing series for the iPad. The War of the Worlds for iPad, based on the original book by H.G. Wells, is a stunning, modern rendering of a novel that has been in continuous publication for more than one hundred years. Follow the Narrator through this classic tale of Man vs. Martian in Wells’ novel that explores extraterrestrial themes, weaponry, space travel and human evolution. With real-time physics modeling, original illustrations and audio, from Smashing Ideas, The War of the Worlds for iPad creates a unique, engaging experience that dispatches the reader into early 20th Century London under siege.


War of the Worlds for iPad features:

· 27 interactive, visually stunning pages integrated with text from the original 1898 publication

· Design, illustrations and audio created in-house by Smashing Ideas

· Intuitive design allows readers to touch-swipe the Martians Cylinders towards Earth and begin the invasion

· Features real-time motion graphics as readers gesture or tilt iPad through the Red Weeds

· Touch interactive elements throughout the story that allow reader to act as Martian or Human

· Aim the Tripod’s heat-ray to disintegrate fleeing people and artillery-men

· Create ominous lightening storms, tap the crow to eat the dead Martian and throw the Canisters to emit the thick deadly, Black Smoke

What's new in version 1.2
- Fixes for iPad2
Our verdict: Ok
  • + The War of the Worlds for iPad is a highly rated app (4-star).
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