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  • Summary: ** OPTIMIZED FOR iPHONE 4! High-definition graphics that fully utilize the iPhone 4 Retina display.
    Argos is finally back! The popular Spartan saga continues on iPhone, following the huge success of its revolutionnary first opus: Winner of IGN 2008’s “Best Action Game” and
    “Best Graphics Technology” Award, “A Nintendo DS or Sony PSP-quality title on the iPhone” (iLounge).

    Sailing back from Hell after many battles, Argos finally reaches the shores of his homeland: Sparta. But no human leaves Hades' kingdom alive without consequences. A new odyssey begins for our hero - a journey that will force him face the gods, his fate and his own choices to answer for his arrogance!

    THE NEXT-GEN ACTION GAME ON iPhone & iPod touch
    A thrilling, non-stop hack’n’slash game jam-packed with action and innovation.
    - Furious combat against even more colossal enemies: more combos, more violence!
    - Hold your breath all along your adventure: each level provides the player a new experience – a new weapon, a new gameplay, a new power and more.
    - Improved interaction with the environment: break gates, climb cliffs, ruin temples and force your way through all obstacles!

    - Advanced action virtual pad: don’t just tap the screen - actually aim your attacks!
    - New 360° jump control offering more freedom and enhanced platforming gameplay: jump anywhere, even during fights to perform air combos.

    - 12 levels to explore, set up in 8 new majestic environments: from Sparta to the depths and heights of Earth.
    - Unique and exclusive 3GS graphics providing additional 3D, light and relief effects.

    - New powers & new weapons: only the best gear will give you a chance to survive the challenges ahead.
    - Fight and kill the mythical foes that dare cross your path. But be warned: stronger enemies will always be lurking.
    - Only the bravest warriors are worthy of entering the Arena. Will you be good enough to face the ultimate challenge?

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  1. Feb 16, 2011
    If you have a PSP, buy God of War. If you have an iPhone, buy Hero of Sparta II.
  2. Feb 16, 2011
    An easy sell for fans of the original, but it's still a fairly mindless action-slashing experience.
  3. Feb 16, 2011
    Gameloft have put a lot of effort into not only creating a great and worthy game for just $6.99 that would look and play great on a console such as the Wii, but also delivered a game that fans of the original had hoped for.
  4. Feb 16, 2011
    A fine "homage" to God of War and it benefits from its solid combat system.
  5. Feb 16, 2011
    Hero of Sparta II is missing the polish to transform its clever combat mechanics and non-stop action from zero to hero.
  6. Mar 20, 2011
    The game plays well and there's fun to be had from spraying the enemy's blood across the floor in varying ways, but ultimately Hero of Sparta II feels slightly vacant, as if something was missing from the formula.
  7. Dec 30, 2011
    The control system has been copied over too many times to count, and even the stellar graphics can't save the iPhone app from feeling a little tired by the end of an hour or so of playtime.

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